| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:58 AM
The Veterans Administration broke ground for a national medical simulation training center at Lake Nona's Medical City, as part of the campus of the new Veterans Medical Center under construction.
The new 52,000-square-foot Veterans Health...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:49 AM
This November, voters will decide on a constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana in Florida. As a primary-care physician who wants patients to have access to this medicine, I plan to vote yes.
I have been caring for children and families in...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Eight months after mold forced the Orlando Ballet from its longtime home, the dance company could be moving to new headquarters in a prime location, Orlando's Loch Haven Park.
Leaders of the city and the ballet have struck a deal that will let the dance...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:47 AM
About a month ago, I met a doctor in residency at Florida Hospital who hadn't heard of SunRail.
During our conversation, I also learned that he lived in downtown Orlando within a few blocks of a SunRail stop. This doctor-in-training, whose hospital has...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Dr. Monica Reed: The CEO of Florida Hospital Celebration Health knew from the time she was in grade school that she wanted to go into medicine. She dreamed of not only treating patients, but also solving "big problems." She's living that dream as the head...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies.
"It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section.
My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:29 PM
More than 300 pieces of aquatic artwork by students have turned a lobby at Florida Hospital for Children into a virtual sea for the past two weeks. The exhibit will be on display until Friday afternoon.
Students in grades two to five at Park Maitland...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:08 AM
|| Company and Plan Name || 2014 Monthly Premium (medical and drugs) || Doctor, hospital co-payments || Your prescription drug co-payments ($0 to $2,850 of total drug costs) * || Your prescription drug co-payments ($2,851 to $6,455...
| Mar 7, 2013
Sen. Bill Nelson talks at Florida Hospital last month. Photo credit: Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: In public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Sen. Bill Nelson discusses the economy, the sequestration cuts and...
| Feb 8, 2013
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...