| Jan 4, 2015
| 10:23 AM
Boards of directors
The Florida Real Estate Commission elected Darla Furst, Florida Realtors, as chairperson and Dick Fryer, Florida Realtors, as vice chair.
Quest Inc. elected the following officers: James Gallagher, Southern Wine & Spirits, chair;...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Local hospitals are making strides in reducing hospital-acquired infections, new data from the hospitals show.
Reducing hospital-acquired infections is complex in a place where a lot of sick people are in close quarters. It takes education; changes in...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 PM
After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014.
Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...
| 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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
It was entirely appropriate, Lars Houmann noted, that he would be announcing a plan to fight homelessness on Veteran’s Day.
As Houmann, the CEO and president of Florida Hospital, gathered with city leaders outside the hospital’s emergency...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Every year, Cindy Johnson trims a live oak tree with holiday tinsel and bows in memory of her 13-year-old son, who died on Christmas Day in 1996.
The tree in Orlando's College Park neighborhood was just a sapling when she planted it a year after her son,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The room is stylishly designed, with an emphasis on comfort.
There’s a bed in the middle of the room, and a couch right near it.
But that’s not all.
“There are shower chairs in all of the bathrooms,” said Pat Hensley....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Their title is “navigator,” and they work at hospitals throughout the region, from Florida Hospital to South Lake Hospital to Orlando Health Heart Institute.
Their job, though, is not about providing new patients with directions to the...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The Ivy, the new apartment complex that was built next to Florida Hospital, is starting to attract a growing number of renters, people who will be living in the area now known as Health Village.
“The Ivy is tracking well,” said Jody Barry,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:26 PM
With the economy getting stronger in the Orlando area, the region’s unemployment rate is falling and rents in downtown are starting to soar.
But even as more and more people find their job outlook getting brighter, both the city of Orlando and the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times.
With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...