| 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 4, 2015
| 4:17 PM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:06 PM
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.
| Feb 15, 2015
| 9:47 AM
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:57 AM
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...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...