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Florida Hospital System

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  • Hospital poll shows support for Medicaid expansion

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A new poll by the Florida Hospital Association is showing that 62 percent of Floridians support expanding Medicaid to more low income individuals under the Affordable Care Act. “Floridians believe that everyone should have access...
  • AT&T, Genting, Internet cafes and Big Sugar pay the most to lobby

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Companies, interest-groups and local governments paid $123 million to lobby the Florida Legislature last year, led by phone giant AT&T, Malaysian casino giant Genting, U.S. Sugar Corp., and an Oklahoma-based Internet sweepstakes cafe...
  • Hospitals plug Medicaid expansion as economic growth

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The state's hospitals made the pitch Friday that accepting federal Medicaid dollars available to states willing to insure more poor people under the Affordable Care Act will be an economic engine for Florida. The Florida Hospital...
  • $2.1 Million Grant Boosts Cancer Trials at Florida Hospital

     
    More cancer patients will be able to participate in cutting-edge cancer research without leaving the community thanks to a $2.1 million grant Florida Hospital Cancer Institute received this month. The three-year grant from the National Cancer Institute&#...
  • Chamber taps one Central Florida exec to replace another

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Chamber of Commerce, one of the largest, richest and most forceful lobbying forces in the state Capitol, has tapped Florida Hospital President and CEO Lars Houmann to be its board chairman for 2012-13. The board oversees...
  • State House race between rookie candidates turns ugly

     
    For weeks, the Republican Party of Florida has paid for ads mocking Democratic state House candidate Joe Saunders, dubbing the civil-rights activist “Special Interest Joe” and claiming the University of Central Florida alum is “new to...
  • Mike Clelland, Linda Stewart, Darren Soto talk to WKMG’s Lauren Rowe

     
    On the local public-affairs front this weekend: ***”Flashpoint” features Democrats headed to the Florida Legislature: Rep.-elect Mike Clelland, Rep.-elect Linda Stewart and Sen.-elect Darren Soto. Lauren Rowe asks about their personal...
  • Our Whole Community celebrates fifth anniversary

     
    Our Whole Community, the Christian organization dedicated to promoting and producing healthy lifestyles throughout Central Florida, is celebrating its five-year anniversary.   “I am thankful to God for the work we have been able to accomplish in...
  • Pena adds endorsements in HD 49

     
    Marco Pena, the young Florida Hospital exec running in House District 49 in east Orange County, is working hard to earn the mantel of the Republican Establishment's candidate in the race. Today, he announced the endorsement of Orange County...
  • Florida Hospital opens dedicated kids’ bone marrow transplant unit

     
    Children in Central Florida who need a life-saving bone marrow or stem cell transplant may now have their procedures locally at a center just for kids. This week, Florida Hospital for Children will celebrate the opening of the Kids Beating Cancer...
  • Backpacks in Bithlo spurs activist fight with Orange’s Edwards

     
    Last year, Bithlo hosted a back-to school fair that brought a range of resources and services to the impoverished community, complete with the big draw that ensures children show up: free backpacks. This year, Florida Hospital teamed up with community...