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Florida Hospital System

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  • Hospitals plug Medicaid expansion as economic growth

     
    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...
  • PSC to address FPL settlement with big power users

    Working around Yom Kippur, Florida's Public Service Commission on Thursday scheduled Sept. 27 and 28 to consider a proposed settlement Florida Power & Light reached with big power users. FPL had reached a settlement with the Florida Industrial Power...
  • Workforce boards could lose local control

    Workforce boards could lose local control
    Workforce One and Workforce Alliance, workforce boards in Broward and Palm Beach counties, could lose local control, if proposed state legislation continues to gain steam. Florida's latest legislative session kicked off on Tuesday. Gov. Rick Scott and...
  • Luchando por corazónes más sanos en el sur de Florida

    Luchando por corazónes más sanos en el sur de Florida
    Lo que nunca en su vida imaginó Ivette Bova es que al despertar en una mañana de abril del año pasado, con tan sólo 31 años, iba a sufrir un ataque al corazón. Tras ser transportada de emergencia, ya en la cama del hospital, mientras toda su vida le...
  • Pat Williams: More about his blood disease

    Pat Williams: More about his blood disease
    A month ago, Pat Williams had never heard of multiple myeloma. Now he's intimately familiar with the blood disease. Diagnosed with the disease after a physical in January, the 70-year-old Orlando Magic executive is undergoing chemotherapy twice a week...
  • Teresa Jacobs wants to rebrand county

    Teresa Jacobs wants to rebrand county
    At Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs' second job summit last week, she heard everything from how the county needs to offer domestic partner benefits to how government needs to keep weekend or night hours to increase access for business owners. It was...
  • Surgeon killed in murder-suicide at Florida Hospital parking garage

    Surgeon killed in murder-suicide at Florida Hospital parking garage
    Police are still investigating a murder-suicide in a parking garage at Florida Hospital in Orlando that left a doctor and gunman dead on Thursday afternoon. The doctor was identified as 41-year-old Dmitriy Nikitin, who Florida Hospital described as a...
  • Police: Employee who shot Apopka employer says he was 'scared' of boss

    Police: Employee who shot Apopka employer says he was 'scared' of boss
    APOPKA — An employee fatally shot his boss outside the company's office Tuesday, police said, in a bloody attack the suspected shooter told detectives was an act of self-defense. Nasser Alkattan, 39, died at Florida Hospital Apopka after being...
  • Competition fierce for hospitals

    Competition fierce for hospitals
    We are about to find out if Orlando can pull off what no other market in the United States has accomplished: three top-tier destination children's hospitals. Nemours Children's Hospital is just 18 months from opening its doors, the final stretch of a...
  • Seniors' sex lives are up — and so are STD rates

    Seniors' sex lives are up — and so are STD rates
    Across the nation, and especially in the Sunshine State, the free-love generation is continuing to enjoy an active — if not always healthy — sex life. At a stage in life when many would expect sexually transmitted diseases to be waning,...
  • Push for doctors to list prices falls short

    Push for doctors to list prices falls short
    A proposal to require doctors to post their prices in the waiting room the way McDonald's lists the prices of hamburgers on a menu board is sailing through the Legislature. More transparency is needed when it comes to prices at the doctor's office....