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Florida Hospital System

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  • Boat club offers prep course for captain's license

    The Triangle Boat Club will host "Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel," a course to prepare applicants for the U.S. Coast Guard captain's license test. The course is being offered through Adams Marine Seminars. The class will meet Sept. 8-19 in the...
  • Lung transplant patients must find care elsewhere

    Lung transplant patients must find care elsewhere
    The 24 patients who have received lung transplants at Florida Hospital were assured in April that they would be able to get their follow-up care there, even though the hospital was closing its 2-year-old transplant program. Last week, however, they...
  • Marni Stahlman: A 'shepherd' for those needing health care

    Marni Stahlman: A 'shepherd' for those needing health care
    As president and CEO for Shepherd's Hope, Marni Stahlman runs a safety-net provider of health services for Central Florida's uninsured and underinsured that relies entirely on private donations. Contrary to what many would suspect, demand for services has...
  • Lake Nona gets new urgent care center

    Lake Nona gets new urgent care center
    Dr. Turi Maki had worked as an emergency room physician for eight years before she understood what the hospital could be like. Two years ago her husband became suddenly ill with pancreatitis. She spent five months with him in Florida Hospital until he...
  • Florida Hospital ranked as the best in the state

    Florida Hospital ranked as the best in the state
    Ear, nose and throat are all listed as high-performing categories, and so is orthopedics. Those are just a few of the reasons why, for the second year in a row, Florida Hospital got ranked as the Number 1 hospital in the state of Florida. That was...
  • Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?

    Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?
    Like many working moms, Hope Bott of Orlando usually put her family's health needs ahead of her own, said the wife and mother of three boys. So when a mobile-mammography bus pulled up to her workplace in March, she got on board. Bott, 38, an...
  • Victims, suspect identified in deadly baseball-bat attack

    Victims, suspect identified in deadly baseball-bat attack
    Moments before James Earl Jones slaughtered Shannon Ratliff with a metal baseball bat, the frightened victim called family members in a panic. Jones, her longtime boyfriend, apparently had stopped taking his psychiatric medication and was in a rage....
  • Florida Hospital named state's top hospital for 2nd year in a row

    Florida Hospital named state's top hospital for 2nd year in a row
    In its 25th annual ranking of the best hospitals in America, U.S. News & World Report identified Florida Hospital as the No. 1 hospital in the state, for the second year running. Orlando Regional Medical Center rose in the ranks to No. 8, up from its...
  • Deputies: Suspect in credit-union holdups complains of chest pains during arrest

    Deputies: Suspect in credit-union holdups complains of chest pains during arrest
    A suspect in a pair of credit-union holdups was arrested early this morning by Orange County deputy sheriffs. William Demethris Bass, 40, who had eluded authorities for nearly a month, complained of chest pains during his arrest at 3:30 a.m. at a house...
  • Osceola Regional starts residency programs for training of doctors

    Osceola Regional starts residency programs for training of doctors
    Twenty new doctors are sporting white coats this week at Osceola Regional Medical Center, which has started its first two residency programs. The 321-bed HCA hospital in Kissimmee aims to bolster both its reputation as a teaching hospital and the state'...
  • Free program to offer insight into relieving your knee pain

    With age, the most common cause of chronic knee problems is arthritis, which gradually damages the cartilage cushion in your knees. Florida Hospital Waterman will host "Living With Knee Pain? You May Not Have To," a free educational program. Dr. Jon...