| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The Ivy, the new apartment complex that was built next to Florida Hospital, is starting to attract a growing number of renters, people who will be living in the area now known as Health Village.
“The Ivy is tracking well,” said Jody Barry,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Every year, Cindy Johnson trims a live oak tree with holiday tinsel and bows in memory of her 13-year-old son, who died on Christmas Day in 1996.
The tree in Orlando's College Park neighborhood was just a sapling when she planted it a year after her son,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:26 PM
With the economy getting stronger in the Orlando area, the region’s unemployment rate is falling and rents in downtown are starting to soar.
But even as more and more people find their job outlook getting brighter, both the city of Orlando and the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Word of mouth, Jodi Barry noted, works particularly well in an office environment, as coworkers relax over those coffee and lunch breaks, and hit on those hot button topics.
“Employees love to talk, and one of the things they talk about is how...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:15 AM
La doctora Antonia Coello Novello, figura clave de la comunidad hispana, se retira de su actual cargo como directora de Políticas de Información para el Florida Hospital.
Novello, quien fue la primera hispana y mujer en el cargo de Cirujano General de...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:44 PM
When you're asleep in the operating room, your surgeon is most likely listening to music. But what kind of music and why?
An article in the Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal sheds light on the matter by summing up research findings and...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When Florida Hospital recently committed $6 million toward providing homes for the homeless, some people may have wondered, "What does homelessness have to do with health care?"
Here is the not-so-simple answer — a lot. By giving the chronic...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Their title is “navigator,” and they work at hospitals throughout the region, from Florida Hospital to South Lake Hospital to Orlando Health Heart Institute.
Their job, though, is not about providing new patients with directions to the...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:48 AM
The technology to improve health care in Florida has always been available. Unfortunately, the policy governing telehealth programs that allow doctors and other health care specialists to use Web and videoconferencing to treat patients remotely, simply...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:03 PM
By the time Rosie Coleman was 6 months old, she had already had five major surgeries.
She was born with her intestines outside of her body through a hole in her belly button, a condition called omphalocele. Doctors found that her heart needed repair,...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Ocoee's Health Central Hospital is getting 40 additional rooms thanks to a $13.8 million grant from the West Orange Healthcare District.
"This 40-room addition to the hospital will benefit west Orange County residents in a couple of very important ways,...