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  • Oral health project for kids launched

    Oral health project for kids launched
    The Florida Department of Health is launching a new oral health screening project in 48 Head Start centers in 29 counties, including Orange and Osceola. "Early dental care keeps children healthy, and this collaborative project helps to reach more...
  • Hospitals face big cuts in funding fight

    Hospitals face big cuts in funding fight
    More than $142 million in funding could be cut from Central Florida hospitals next year if the state and federal government don't agree to extend a program that pays for the care of low-income and uninsured patients. Statewide, hospitals could lose $2.2...
  • Hardee County to see a brand-new Florida Hospital Price tag: up to $30 million

    SEBRING — Florida Hospital will build a new $25 million to $30-million campus in Hardee County. The new facility will be built in the parking lot of the current 25-bed, 35,000 square-foot hospital on Carlton Street. Plans aren't complete, but the...
  • Psychiatric patient who was sexually assaulted in Florida Hospital files suit

    Psychiatric patient who was sexually assaulted in Florida Hospital files suit
    The family of a 26-year-old mentally retarded, schizophrenic woman today filed suit against the owner of Florida Hospital, accusing it of trying to cover up her sexual assault by another mental patient more than a year ago in their Orlando psychiatric...
  • Influx of Chinese buyers in Reunion

    Influx of Chinese buyers in Reunion
    With education on their minds and an eye for detail, increased numbers of buyers from China have been purchasing in the Orlando market, developers say. At Encore Club at Reunion, more than a third of the community's 124 sales during the past 10 months...
  • Florida Hospital touts the benefits of Obamacare's help for the uninsured

    Florida Hospital touts the benefits of Obamacare's help for the uninsured
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...