| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Word of mouth, Jodi Barry noted, works particularly well in an office environment, as coworkers relax over those coffee and lunch breaks, and hit on those hot button topics.
“Employees love to talk, and one of the things they talk about is how...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When Florida Hospital recently committed $6 million toward providing homes for the homeless, some people may have wondered, "What does homelessness have to do with health care?"
Here is the not-so-simple answer — a lot. By giving the chronic...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:15 AM
La doctora Antonia Coello Novello, figura clave de la comunidad hispana, se retira de su actual cargo como directora de Políticas de Información para el Florida Hospital.
Novello, quien fue la primera hispana y mujer en el cargo de Cirujano General de...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:44 PM
When you're asleep in the operating room, your surgeon is most likely listening to music. But what kind of music and why?
An article in the Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal sheds light on the matter by summing up research findings and...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:48 AM
The technology to improve health care in Florida has always been available. Unfortunately, the policy governing telehealth programs that allow doctors and other health care specialists to use Web and videoconferencing to treat patients remotely, simply...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:46 AM
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.
| Oct 17, 2014
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.
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:53 AM
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...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 9:17 AM
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,...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The Circle K guy helped uncover the truth.
Statements from a convenience-store worker, along with diligent detective work, resulted in charges against a couple in a crash near a busy Volusia County intersection last year that killed a 20-year-old Deltona...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:03 PM
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,...