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Orlando Health

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  • SunRail schedule tweaked to help hospital employees

    SunRail schedule tweaked to help hospital employees
    Sentinel transportation reporter Dan Tracy has a story you can read here about SunRail tweaking the schedule for one of its trains. The problem centers on hospital employees at Orlando Health and Florida Hospital who work 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. shifts. The...
  • Corporate giving

    •Forty Nautique employees recently traveled from Orlando to El Salvador as part of the Nautique Cares initiative. Employees aided in construction work at a rural mountain school for nearly 400 students and passed out supplies. In addition to their...
  • Floridians to get health-care refund

    Floridians to get health-care refund
    Nearly 1 million Floridians enrolled in insurance through the Affordable Care Act can expect refunds averaging $65 because of a part of the law that requires insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of their money paying for health care, the U.S....
  • Health Department chief to leave post for California

    Health Department chief to leave post for California
    Orange County is about to lose its top public health watchdog — a man who, for 10 years and 1.2 million residents, has led the front-lines fight against everything from infectious disease to bioterrorism to cigarette smoking. At month's end, Dr....
  • YMCA has big plans, even as 'visionary' leader to step down

    YMCA has big plans, even as 'visionary' leader to step down
    When Jim Ferber came to interview for the job of leading the YMCA across six Central Florida counties, recruiters pressed him for an opinion of the facilities. He hesitated. "On the record?" he asked, trying to gauge whether they'd be offended by the...
  • Error on medical bill? There is hope

    Error on medical bill? There is hope
    It's Christmas Eve, so I thought a story of hope was in order. If you've ever tried to resolve an error on a medical bill, then you know hope can be hard to come by. Persuading a hospital or insurance company to admit that it overcharged, billed for a...
  • Orlando Health workers concerned by cutbacks in hours and pay

     Orlando Health workers concerned by cutbacks in hours and pay
    Many Orlando Health workers are distressed by the news of cutbacks that will hit their pockets hard. This week, the eight-hospital health system notified night-shift workers that their "differential" pay would be trimmed by several dollars an hour. Some...
  • Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?

     Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?
    Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report. With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...
  • Got milk? Local effort launched for human milk bank

    Got milk? Local effort launched for human milk bank
    Every year thousands of babies are born prematurely in Florida and sometimes mothers are unable to provide milk for their babies. Mothers may be too sick to breastfeed. Some moms are too stressed to breastfeed when they have a sick infant in the NICU....
  • A look at United Arts' new board members

     A look at United Arts' new board members
    I've written a lot this year about the various funding and policy changes at United Arts of Central Florida, the umbrella organization that supports more than 50 Central Florida arts and cultural groups. At its annual meeting this summer, United Arts...
  • Technology to play bigger role in care

    Technology to play bigger role in care
    It's looking to be the year of the consumer in health care, say leaders and visionaries in the industry. New technology, changes in the market and the Affordable Care Act will allow more consumers to bid good-bye to some of the most frustrating parts of...