North Central Florida Local News

Florida Hospital Ocala Volunteer Group Nationally Recognized for Community Service

Nov 02, 2018 at 10:02 pm by Staff

. Florida Hospital Ocala is honored to announce the hospital's team of volunteers was named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) 2018 Hospital Awards.... Read More

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Delivers Another Successful EXPO Medical Trade Show!

Nov 02, 2018 at 08:53 pm by Staff

. True to form, Lake-Sumter County Medical Society hit it out of the park, offering quality exhibitors, great food & cocktails and plenty of prizes for practice management.... Read More

Bariatric Seminar at Florida Hospital Ocala

Oct 30, 2018 at 08:37 pm by Staff

. Want to know more about weight-loss surgery, your options and our procedures? Take the first step toward better health by reserve your spot at our next seminar. Contact ou.... Read More

Florida Hospital Ocala to Host Students for da Vinci Robotic Simulation

Oct 24, 2018 at 09:51 am by Staff

. Florida Hospital Ocala will welcome more than 20 students from the Trinity Catholic High School robotics program to learn how to use the innovative da Vinci robotics syste.... Read More

Medicare For All? CMS Chief Warns Program Has Enough Problems Already

Oct 16, 2018 at 09:09 pm by Staff

. Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News The Trump administration's top Medicare official Tuesday slammed the federal health program as riddled with problems that hinder care to.... Read More

The Villages® Regional Hospital Auxiliary to Host Volunteer Recruitment Event

Oct 16, 2018 at 08:45 pm by Staff

. The Villages® Regional Hospital is looking for individuals to join its Auxiliary to help continue the tradition of delivering compassionate patient care. A volunteer rec.... Read More

Spurred By Convenience, Millennials Often Spurn The 'Family Doctor' Model

Oct 09, 2018 at 10:24 pm by Staff

Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News Calvin Brown doesn't have a primary care doctor -- and the peripatetic 23-year-old doesn't want one. Since his graduation last year fro.... Read More

Ocala Health Awarded Hip, Knee, and Spine Certification from The Joint Commission

Oct 02, 2018 at 09:25 am by Staff

. Ocala Health has announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Hip, Knee, and Spine Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval(R) is a symbol.... Read More

Ocala Health Recognized by Healthgrades as Top 10% in Nation for Gynecological Surgery

Oct 02, 2018 at 09:16 am by Staff

. Gynecological Surgery at Ocala Health is among the top 10% in the nation--as measured by volume-weighted performance--according to this year's evaluation from Healthgrades,.... Read More

Robot Night at Ocala Health

Sep 25, 2018 at 08:49 pm by Staff

. WHERE PRECISION MEETS HUMAN TOUCH Join us for our robot night where you can meet and mingle with Ocala's top robotic surgeons and check out the latest in surgical technology.... Read More

Newly Expanded Emergency Department at Leesburg Regional Medical Center Now Open

Sep 18, 2018 at 10:32 am by Staff

. The new emergency department (ED) at Leesburg Regional Medical Center is now officially open for patient care. The ED features expanded triage capability with fully equipped.... Read More

Ocala Health to open freestanding ER on Maricamp Road

Sep 11, 2018 at 08:21 pm by Staff

Ocala Health will expand access to emergency care in southeast Marion County with the opening of a freestanding emergency department on Maricamp Road near the intersection of.... Read More

AMA Releases 2019 CPT Code Set

Sep 11, 2018 at 07:30 pm by Staff

. The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced the release of the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set. There are 335 code changes in the new CPT edit.... Read More

A Texas Lawsuit Being Heard This Week Could Mean Life Or Death For The ACA

Sep 04, 2018 at 11:40 pm by Staff

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News In a Texas courtroom, a group of Republican attorneys general, led by Texas' Ken Paxton, are set to face off against a group of Democrati.... Read More

Safe Kids Marion Wins Graco Grant, Will Hold Car Seat Safety Event Sept. 6

Sep 04, 2018 at 10:54 pm by Staff

. Local childhood injury prevention group Safe Kids Marion just received some good news that will help make a difference in the community. Car seat manufacturer Graco select.... Read More

Ribbon Cutting Set for Expanded Emergency Department at Leesburg Regional Medical Center

Sep 04, 2018 at 10:48 pm by Staff

. More than 47,000 people visit the emergency department at Leesburg Regional Medical Center each year, and that number is escalating as the community continues to grow. Co.... Read More

BankUnited Names New Assistant Vice President

Sep 01, 2018 at 10:39 pm by Staff

. BankUnited recently announced the hiring of Michele Nichols as assistant vice president for business banking. . With 13 years of industry experience, Nichols will be res.... Read More

Department of Health in Marion County Announces Upcoming Mobile Health Unit Site Visits

Aug 28, 2018 at 08:36 pm by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County's Mobile Health Unit will be going to several new locations soon. The bus will provide immunizations and other department.... Read More

Payors Share Responsibility for the Opioid Epidemic

Aug 21, 2018 at 12:03 pm by Staff

. By Joy Stephenson-Laws The prescription opioid epidemic ravaging the country claims almost a hundred lives daily with an annual economic cost upward of $500 billion. Thi.... Read More

Ocala Health to Hold Heart Seminars

Aug 21, 2018 at 11:55 am by Staff

. It's Heart Health Symposium Time! . Join us for any or all of our three seminars on August 29 to learn about minimally invasive treatment options for valvular heart diseas.... Read More