| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:57 AM
As a geriatric physician at Florida Hospital, Dr. Ariel Cole expects to see more of it as the holiday season arrives: increased stress, anxiety and even feelings of depression in her patients.
Sometimes referred to as the “holiday blues,” it...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:29 PM
More than 300 pieces of aquatic artwork by students have turned a lobby at Florida Hospital for Children into a virtual sea for the past two weeks. The exhibit will be on display until Friday afternoon.
Students in grades two to five at Park Maitland...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:08 AM
|| Company and Plan Name || 2014 Monthly Premium (medical and drugs) || Doctor, hospital co-payments || Your prescription drug co-payments ($0 to $2,850 of total drug costs) * || Your prescription drug co-payments ($2,851 to $6,455...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:19 PM
While many strive to leave behind a single legacy, Dr. Alan Saffran leaves several: Those who knew him describe a loving father, a devoted physician, an international humanitarian — and a fantasy baseball pioneer.
"He was always the smartest guy...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Two centers dedicated to women's health — one in Celebration and another in Winter Park — will open Thursday evening as part of Florida Hospital's $270 million expansion.
Florida Hospital for Women-Winter Park and Celebration Health Women'...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Orlando Health has been making the kind of headlines nobody wants to read.
First came layoffs. Then pay cuts for nurses. And news that the hospital has lost money for three of the past four quarters.
All this set against the backdrop of a jet-setting...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Nearly 150 frustrated Orlando Health workers met Thursday afternoon to discuss forming a union. Signs throughout the employee areas of the hospital system invited workers to the union meeting.
To form a union, at least 30 percent of the employees...
| Aug 25, 2013
In October, Florida Hospital will launch into the health-insurance business, executives announced today.
In partnership with Health First Health Plans, the hospital system expects ultimately to offer both Medicare and private health insurance in as many...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Hoping to prevent tragedies such as those at Sandy Hook and Columbine, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is tapping "the best and brightest" community leaders to form a study commission on the mental-health needs of children and young adults.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
At almost 6 feet tall and 190 pounds, Max Parker wins 75 percent of his face-offs for Lake Highland's reigning state-championship boys-lacrosse team.
He doesn't like to lose and rarely does.
Off the field, Parker shows a softer side. He often can be...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Not so long ago, when community activist Tim McKinney talked about the "Transformation Village" and its little coffeehouse and library that would anchor a new town center in Bithlo, some people snickered. And not always behind his back.