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  • Florida Hospital: 2 employees copied records of 9,000 patients

    Florida Hospital: 2 employees copied records of 9,000 patients
    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,...
  • Hospitals fret amid state-federal Medicaid fight

    Hospitals fret amid state-federal Medicaid fight
    A standoff between the state and federal governments over Medicaid funds for low-income and uninsured people has Orlando hospital leaders feeling like they are in limbo. "We are sitting in the middle of the road while chicken is being played between the...
  • Sixth graders test 3-D models at surgery lab

    Sixth graders test 3-D models at surgery lab
    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...
  • Florida Hospital, YMCA and Orlando Magic unite to help kids

    Florida Hospital, YMCA and Orlando Magic unite to help kids
    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...
  • Area business, political leaders line up to push health-care expansion

    Area business, political leaders line up to push health-care expansion
    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...
  • More patients living with LVADs spur EMS training

    More patients living with LVADs spur EMS training
    A left ventricular assist device, a mechanical pump of sorts for a weak heart, was recently on display in a Florida Hospital conference room to be seen and touched by health professionals like emergency responders and emergency room personnel. Odds are,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Apopka expects medical campus to spawn 'showcase corridor'

    Apopka expects medical campus to spawn 'showcase corridor'
    The spot where Adventist Health System wants to move Florida Hospital Apopka is in the middle of nowhere. But not for long. Concerned the project will soon spawn a torrent of new development, Apopka City Council imposed a moratorium this week on...
  • 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...
  • Add health coverage, fill budget hole: Editorial

    Add health coverage, fill budget hole: Editorial
    Gov. Rick Scott's budget proposal may have sprung a leak this week. A top federal health official said the Obama administration was not planning to pony up $1.3 billion next year, which Scott had banked on, to extend a program that reimburses hospitals in...