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  • Shepherd's Hope's clinics shift to electronic health records

     Shepherd's Hope's clinics shift to electronic health records
    Shepherd's Hope has gone digital. This week, new laptops equipped with software for electronic health records found their way into the organization's five free clinics in Central Florida, ending its 18-year tradition of keeping paper charts. The...
  • Longtime hospital trustee is into organic food

    Longtime hospital trustee is into organic food
    CLERMONT — Susan McLean affectionately calls her pet project "The Big House." McLean, 68, has been on the board of trustees at South Lake Hospital for about 26 years, 10 of those years in her current position as chairman. She's seen a lot of...
  • Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless

    Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless
    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...
  • Florida Hospital offers a sneak peek of its new tower for women

    Florida Hospital offers a sneak peek of its new tower for women
    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....
  • Health Central adding 40 rooms

    Health Central adding 40 rooms
    Ocoee's Health Central Hospital is getting 40 additional rooms thanks to a $13.8 million grant from the West Orange Healthcare District. "This 40-room addition to the hospital will benefit west Orange County residents in a couple of very important ways,...
  • Local doctors develop app to send surgery updates to families

    Local doctors develop app to send surgery updates to families
    By the time Rosie Coleman was 6 months old, she had already had five major surgeries. She was born with her intestines outside of her body through a hole in her belly button, a condition called omphalocele. Doctors found that her heart needed repair,...
  • Ian Supra remains resolute in cancer fight, relies on friends

    Ian Supra remains resolute in cancer fight, relies on friends
    There are days, when he is strong enough, that Ian Supra will step outside his mother's town house to feel the sunshine splash his face. He can tolerate 15 minutes, tops, but that's a good thing. A sliver of light in a world gone dark. Stage IV...
  • Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear
    Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday. The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...
  • Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida

    Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida
    With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here. On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...
  • Detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag

    Detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag
    A week after Hien Tran died earlier this month following a mysterious crash, the Orlando woman's family received a recall notice from Honda to replace her 2001 Accord sedan's air bag, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Homicide...