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  • Doctor turns to art after brain injury halts her medical career

    Doctor turns to art after brain injury halts her medical career
    Dr. Cindy LaRoe dabs her paintbrush into a gray tube of paint and spreads it along the canvas in the living room of her Eustis home. It wasn't long ago that instead of painting LaRoe, 57, would be at the office diagnosing and treating patients. In...
  • Hospitals call out Scott on political quackery

    Hospitals call out Scott on political quackery
    Florida just got a needed second opinion on the state's health care finance crisis. To ease the crisis he created, Gov. Rick Scott has prescribed a special commission — which holds its first meeting today — and profit-sharing among the...
  • Hospital lobby to Scott: We like Senate plan; don't raise our taxes

    Hospital lobby to Scott: We like Senate plan; don't raise our taxes
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida hospitals are on the defensive this week as a commission set up by Gov. Rick Scott begins a review of their finances in the latest billion-dollar battle in the state’s ongoing health care spending fight. The Florida...
  • Florida Hospital explores new Boogio technology

    Florida Hospital explores new Boogio technology
    Based in Seattle, REFLX Labs is a technology firm which has been working on “wearable sensors” – a term for their signature product, the Boogio Bionic Foot Sensors. It’s a set of paper-thin sensory stickers and tiny computers...
  • Gov. Scott's clock ticking for hospital data call

    Gov. Scott's clock ticking for hospital data call
    TALLAHASSEE – As of 1 p.m. Monday, the deadline for hospitals to submit financial data requested by Gov. Rick Scott, no numbers have been given to his administration. Scott spokeswoman Jackie Schutz said no numbers have been submitted, even though...
  • Keeping solo practice more difficult for doctors

    Keeping solo practice more difficult for doctors
    The thing that Dr. Ralph Nobo misses most about the old days, when he started his ob-gyn practice some 30 years ago, is the connection he had with his patients. "You were there for the patient, and the patient was there for you. And that's being lost,"...
  • Gov. Scott ups ante on hospitals, insurers - wants finance info sooner

    Gov. Scott ups ante on hospitals, insurers - wants finance info sooner
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott reiterated his push Thursday for financial information from hospitals and health insurers, but is now asking for the information sooner and in the form of spreadsheets provided by him. Scott wants data on profit,...
  • Grace Medical Home turns five

    Grace Medical Home turns five
    Grace Medical Home, a facility for the low-income working uninsured, turned 5 on Wednesday. Set in a modest one-story building in Orlando, the medical home has managed to bring together two competing hospitals, obtain a national Patient-Centered Medical...
  • Bithlo: Evolving from joke to beauty: Front & Center

    Bithlo: Evolving from joke to beauty: Front & Center
    For about a half-dozen years, United Global Outreach, driven by Timothy McKinney, has labored to transform the east Orange County of Bithlo from the butt of jokes into a healthy, thriving community where illiteracy is a memory, a healthy smile isn't how...
  • Richard Hellinger Sr.: Orlando doctor followed his faith to India

    Richard Hellinger Sr.: Orlando doctor followed his faith to India
    Richard and Frank Hellingerhadlived next door to each other on Lake Rowena since they settled in Orlando in the '60s. Eleven kids ran between their homes, and every now and then, neighbors would gather to judge a homemade lemon-tart ice-cream contest...
  • Gov. Scott hospital inquiry takes shape

    Gov. Scott hospital inquiry takes shape
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott appointed nine people Monday to a panel looking into hospital finances he believes will help end Florida’s budget gridlock, but just one member has experience in the health care field. Carlos Beruff, a board...