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  • Now cancer-free, but still living with fear

    Now cancer-free, but still living with fear
    Unlike the imaginary monsters of our childhoods, the ones lurking under the beds, in the closets or outside the windows on moonlit nights, the monster haunting Deborah Romero is real. She had rounds of chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy to get...
  • Florida Hospital: 2 employees copied records of 9,000 patients

    Florida Hospital: 2 employees copied records of 9,000 patients
    Two Florida Hospital employees printed portions of medical records of as many as 9,000 patients from January 2012 to May 2014, the hospital announced on Friday. The hospital is notifying the affected patients on Friday. Hospital campuses in Orange,...
  • Florida Blue, Florida Hospital battle over contract

    Florida Blue, Florida Hospital battle over contract
    Thousands of Central Floridians will have to scramble to find new health providers or pay out-of-network fees if Florida Blue and Florida Hospital do not come to an agreement over their contract by June 1. Florida Blue officials didn't say how many...
  • Sixth graders test 3-D models at surgery lab

    Sixth graders test 3-D models at surgery lab
    Twelve-year-old Abigail Prechter got her 3D-printed model out of a small cardboard box and placed it in a device that's designed to help surgeons practice their laparoscopic techniques. She grabbed the laparoscopic grasper with one hand as if...
  • Florida Hospital, YMCA and Orlando Magic unite to help kids

    Florida Hospital, YMCA and Orlando Magic unite to help kids
    Florida Hospital for Children is launching a new program, in partnership with the Central Florida YMCA, that aims to provide access to the YMCA’s healthy services among economically disadvantaged children. The program is being funded by a $50,000...
  • Area business, political leaders line up to push health-care expansion

    Area business, political leaders line up to push health-care expansion
    The expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act went nowhere the past two legislative sessions in Tallahassee. This year, Central Florida leaders are working behind the scenes to craft bipartisan support for expansion. "There is no question that...
  • Apopka expects medical campus to spawn 'showcase corridor'

    Apopka expects medical campus to spawn 'showcase corridor'
    The spot where Adventist Health System wants to move Florida Hospital Apopka is in the middle of nowhere. But not for long. Concerned the project will soon spawn a torrent of new development, Apopka City Council imposed a moratorium this week on...
  • Partnership to explore role of arts in health care

    Partnership to explore role of arts in health care
    Dr. Phillips Center and Florida Hospital have come together to create a school and research center that focuses on the intersection of arts and health, an initiative that could put Central Florida in the forefront of this emerging field. The Dr....
  • Study: State faces shortage of specialty doctors

    Study: State faces shortage of specialty doctors
    TALLAHASSEE — As Florida grows and gets more gray, a shortage of physicians in certain specialty areas could strain the health-care system, leading to longer wait times, lower-quality care and higher costs. That's the conclusion of a study released...
  • Add health coverage, fill budget hole: Editorial

    Add health coverage, fill budget hole: Editorial
    Gov. Rick Scott's budget proposal may have sprung a leak this week. A top federal health official said the Obama administration was not planning to pony up $1.3 billion next year, which Scott had banked on, to extend a program that reimburses hospitals in...
  • Oral health project for kids launched

    Oral health project for kids launched
    The Florida Department of Health is launching a new oral health screening project in 48 Head Start centers in 29 counties, including Orange and Osceola. "Early dental care keeps children healthy, and this collaborative project helps to reach more...