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Florida Hospital System

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  • 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....
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

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    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida Hospital for Women completes major part of construction

    Florida Hospital for Women completes major part of construction
    Construction on Florida Hospital for Women on Rollins street has reached a milestone, reaching the highest point of the 12-story structure. The hospital celebrated the event by having staff and construction workers sign a 30-foot-pink support beam....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hospital pursues right cure for homelessness: Editorial

    Still revered by doctors, the Hippocratic Oath dates back to the fifth century B.C. Of its nearly 400 translated words, most people recognize only a paraphrased snippet: "Do no harm." There's also a line that reads, "Whatever houses I may visit, I...
  • John Mica gives I-4, VA updates

    John Mica gives I-4, VA updates
    Homelessness, veterans' issues and politics will be topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: Incoming House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, talks to Ybeth Bruzual on News 13's "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8...
  • Orlando effort would replace ER visits with housing for homeless

    Orlando effort would replace ER visits with housing for homeless
    When outreach workers begin placing chronically homeless people in free apartments next year, it won't be hard to figure out who makes the list. The plan to bring enough permanent supportive housing to Orlando to cut the area's chronically homeless...
  • 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...