| Apr 24, 2015
| 12:01 PM
At the SunRail station next to Florida Hospital, there’s something readily available that often proves highly popular with commuters: fresh morning coffee.
Located right off the tracks, inside the executive offices of the hospital’s...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 9:00 PM
With a week to go in the regular session of the Florida Legislature, lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott are deadlocked over how to respond to a standing offer of billions of dollars from Washington, D.C. to expand health-care coverage in the state.
| Apr 22, 2015
| 3:51 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Senators pushed back Wednesday on threats from Gov. Rick Scott to veto projects or bills, saying they weren’t helpful in resolving the health care spending crisis that has brought the legislative session to a stalemate.
| Apr 18, 2015
| 12:20 PM
Winter Park Memorial Hospital's emergency department is the first in the Orlando area to become senior-friendly.
Patients are screened to determine whether they should be assigned to the senior track. Several rooms have been modified to cater to older...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 8:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott will sue the federal government for attempting to “coerce” the state into expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act by withdrawing support for a different federal health care program, he announced...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:50 AM
The nature of health care has definitely changed in recent years, Jody Barry noted -- or perhaps a better term would be to say the mission of health care providers has expanded greatly.
“We’ve been talking about what we call extending our...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 7:43 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott headed for California on Sunday for a two-day mission to lure jobs to Florida, leaving behind a seemingly intractable budget battle and a growing rift between his administration and the Florida Senate.
| Mar 21, 2015
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:17 PM
A standoff between the state and federal governments over Medicaid funds for low-income and uninsured people has Orlando hospital leaders feeling like they are in limbo.
"We are sitting in the middle of the road while chicken is being played between the...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:15 AM
MOUNT DORA — De and Sue Miller are on a roller coaster, but they keep the faith.
De Miller, owner of Lazarus Filmworks out of Mount Dora, was getting ready to finish filming on "Grace of the Father" with a cast that includes Darren Dowler, lead...
| Apr 3, 2015
Paris Dockery didn't expect to hear that her husband was in critical condition at Orlando Regional Medical Center when she listened to a voicemail from a random phone number at home about 11 a.m. Monday.
"My husband had been involved in a vehicle...