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  • 2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors

    2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors
    After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014. Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...
  • 01/05: People on move

    01/05: People on move
    Boards of directors The Florida Real Estate Commission elected Darla Furst, Florida Realtors, as chairperson and Dick Fryer, Florida Realtors, as vice chair. Quest Inc. elected the following officers: James Gallagher, Southern Wine & Spirits, chair;...
  • Hospitals see results in infection-control efforts

    Hospitals see results in infection-control efforts
    Local hospitals are making strides in reducing hospital-acquired infections, new data from the hospitals show. Reducing hospital-acquired infections is complex in a place where a lot of sick people are in close quarters. It takes education; changes in...
  • Homeless Person's Memorial service caps off year of special help

    Homeless Person's Memorial service caps off year of special help
    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...
  • Extending Medicaid is good medicine for poor, our wallets

    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...
  • Doctora Antonia Novello se retira del Florida Hospital

    Doctora Antonia Novello se retira del Florida Hospital
    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...
  • What's on your surgeon's playlist?

    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...
  • Florida Hospital eagerly welcoming longer SunRail hours

    Florida Hospital eagerly welcoming longer SunRail hours
    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...
  • Tree gives strength to family who lost son on Christmas

    Tree gives strength to family who lost son on Christmas
    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,...
  • Health Village a work in progress, Florida Hospital notes

    Health Village a work in progress, Florida Hospital notes
    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,...
  • Here are 15 people to watch in 2015

    Here are 15 people to watch in 2015
    After 10 years of compiling a list of the "Most Powerful People in Central Florida," I decided it was time for a change. Partly because the list didn't change much from year to year. Partly because some of the people on the list had power but didn't...