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Florida Hospital System

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  • Patients must be vigilant of errors: My Word

    I read with concern the Sentinel article Sept. 3 about a woman who is suing Florida Hospital Winter Park to obtain medical records relating to a mix-up in her lab results. This woman had unnecessary rectal surgery as a result of the mix-up. That...
  • 01/05: People on move

    01/05: People on move
    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;...
  • Mom admits abusing 2-month-old girl, blames sleepless nights, police allege

    Mom admits abusing 2-month-old girl, blames sleepless nights, police allege
    Meghan Lynn Shumway took her infant by ambulance early New Year's Day to Florida Hospital Kissimmee after the 2-month-old girl wouldn't stop crying, according to police. An emergency room doctor found the child had a broken left arm and older...
  • Here are 15 people to watch in 2015

    Here are 15 people to watch in 2015
    After 10 years of compiling a list of the "Most Powerful People in Central Florida," I decided it was time for a change. Partly because the list didn't change much from year to year. Partly because some of the people on the list had power but didn't...
  • Tree gives strength to family who lost son on Christmas

    Tree gives strength to family who lost son on Christmas
    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,...
  • Extending Medicaid is good medicine for poor, our wallets

    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...
  • Doctora Antonia Novello se retira del Florida Hospital

    Doctora Antonia Novello se retira del Florida Hospital
    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...
  • What's on your surgeon's playlist?

    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...
  • Boost health care technology to help Florida

    Boost health care technology to help Florida
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...