| 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 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...
| 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 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. ...
| 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,...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 7:39 AM
Twelve-year-old Abigail Prechter got her 3D-printed model out of a small cardboard box and placed it in a device that's designed to help surgeons practice their laparoscopic techniques.
She grabbed the laparoscopic grasper with one hand as if...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 11:47 AM
Florida Hospital for Children is launching a new program, in partnership with the Central Florida YMCA, that aims to provide access to the YMCA’s healthy services among economically disadvantaged children.
The program is being funded by a $50,000...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:01 PM
The expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act went nowhere the past two legislative sessions in Tallahassee.
This year, Central Florida leaders are working behind the scenes to craft bipartisan support for expansion.
"There is no question that...
| Mar 7, 2015
Thousands of Central Floridians will have to scramble to find new health providers or pay out-of-network fees if Florida Blue and Florida Hospital do not come to an agreement over their contract by June 1.
Florida Blue officials didn't say how many...