| Apr 16, 2015
| 8:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott will sue the federal government for attempting to “coerce” the state into expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act by withdrawing support for a different federal health care program, he announced...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:50 AM
The nature of health care has definitely changed in recent years, Jody Barry noted -- or perhaps a better term would be to say the mission of health care providers has expanded greatly.
“We’ve been talking about what we call extending our...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 7:43 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott headed for California on Sunday for a two-day mission to lure jobs to Florida, leaving behind a seemingly intractable budget battle and a growing rift between his administration and the Florida Senate.
| Apr 11, 2015
| 4:27 PM
A woman was charged with neglect after the 96-year-old man she was supposed to be caring for showed up at a hospital so malnourished that he was just "skin and bones" and weighed just 89 pounds, according to Apopka police.
The man told police that his...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:06 AM
Florida Hospital and UCF College of Medicine are partnering in Lake Nona to provide primary care, specialty care and diagnostic services, they announced on Wednesday.
As the two main tenants of Gateway Lake Nona, a sleek 100,000-square-foot medical...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 7:26 AM
After 40 years in downtown Apopka, Florida Hospital is planning to move to a new location with a bigger campus and new services.
Officials gathered this morning at the intersection of Harmon Road and Ocoee-Apopka Road to unveil the new plans. ...
| Apr 3, 2015
Paris Dockery didn't expect to hear that her husband was in critical condition at Orlando Regional Medical Center when she listened to a voicemail from a random phone number at home about 11 a.m. Monday.
"My husband had been involved in a vehicle...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 2:46 PM
The new Florida Hospital Apopka will have more rooms than first proposed, and a much higher price tag.
At a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, Jennifer Wandersleben, vice president/administrator of Florida Hospital Apopka, said the medical campus will...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:17 PM
A standoff between the state and federal governments over Medicaid funds for low-income and uninsured people has Orlando hospital leaders feeling like they are in limbo.
"We are sitting in the middle of the road while chicken is being played between the...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 12:25 PM
Unlike the imaginary monsters of our childhoods, the ones lurking under the beds, in the closets or outside the windows on moonlit nights, the monster haunting Deborah Romero is real.
She had rounds of chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy to get...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Two Florida Hospital employees printed portions of medical records of as many as 9,000 patients from January 2012 to May 2014, the hospital announced on Friday.
The hospital is notifying the affected patients on Friday.
Hospital campuses in Orange,...