AMA Opens Doors for Health Tech Innovators with New CPT Developer Program

Jan 19, 2022 at 10:07 am by pj

Leader in medical terminology offers developers access to widely used CPT code set and resources CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) announced the launch of.... Read More

5 Things to Know About ‘Free’ At-Home Covid Tests

Jan 19, 2022 at 09:53 am by pj

By Damon Darlin, Kaiser Health News Americans keep hearing that it is important to test frequently for covid-19 at home. But just try to find an “at-home” ra.... Read More

Officials Struggle to Regulate Pop-Up Covid Testing Sites — And Warn Patients to Beware

Jan 19, 2022 at 09:42 am by pj

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News NEW YORK — In recent months, mobile covid-19 testing tents and vans have sprouted on urban sidewalks and street curbs as de.... Read More

New Hopebridge Locations to Offer Autism Therapy Services to Children in Orlando Area

Jan 18, 2022 at 09:21 am by pj

  Therapy provider expands presence to serve hundreds of children and create more than 275 new jobs   ORLANDO — As the prevalence of autism increa.... Read More

MGMA Virtual Meeting January 19

Jan 17, 2022 at 10:17 am by pj

    Virtual Member Meeting   So the Pandemic Panic is Over, Now What? Or is It?   At our virtual meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 at.... Read More

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 17, 2022 at 09:47 am by pj

Please join the Orlando Medical News in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. today. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most vis.... Read More

What’s New in Pilonidal Sinus Disease Treatment?

Jan 16, 2022 at 12:44 pm by pj

By SERGIO LARACH, MD, FASCRS, FACS; AMY MORRISON, BS   Surgical management of pilonidal sinus disease more often involves a large, wide, en bloc excision of inflammator.... Read More

Is Conventional Wisdom Costing You Money?

Jan 16, 2022 at 12:13 pm by pj

  By J. MICHAEL BASS   We have been the victims of conventional wisdom since the beginning of time. The earth is not flat. Bloodletting is not a valid medical tre.... Read More

Seven Key Advantages of a Proven SEO Strategy

Jan 16, 2022 at 12:01 pm by pj

In it for long-term exposure   By SCOTT RICHARDS, Faceless Marketing This month we provide you with 7 key advantages of having an SEO strategy in place and while there.... Read More

As Omicron Surges, Effort to Vaccinate Young Children Stalls

Jan 16, 2022 at 11:46 am by pj

By Rachana Pradhan and Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News Two months after Pfizer’s covid vaccine was authorized for children ages 5 to 11, just 27%.... Read More

Justices Block Broad Worker Vaccine Requirement, Allow Health Worker Mandate to Proceed

Jan 16, 2022 at 11:38 am by pj

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a key Biden administration covid-19 initiative — putting a stop, for now, to a rule.... Read More

Incidental Cases and Staff Shortages Make Covid’s Next Act Tough for Hospitals

Jan 16, 2022 at 11:23 am by pj

  By Lauren Weber and Phil Galewitz and Andy Miller, Kaiser Health News  The Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida, on Jan. 11 was treating.... Read More

Covid-19 Liability Protection Advancing Through Legislature

Jan 16, 2022 at 10:07 am by pj

The past week has seen rapid progress for extending Covid-19 legal protection for healthcare providers, hospitals and nursing homes set to expire March 29. Thursday the Senat.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Now Offering Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

Jan 14, 2022 at 06:03 pm by pj

MELBOURNE – Beginning Wednesday, January 19, OMNI Healthcare will be offering Covid-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments at OMNI offices in Melbourne and Titusville..... Read More

Cole Elected Treasurer of Parrish Medical Center’s Board of Directors

Jan 14, 2022 at 11:28 am by pj

  TITUSVILLE – Parrish Medical Center’s Board of Directors, in accordance with its bylaws, held an election of officers during its January board meeting.... Read More

Rollins Professor Awarded National Fellowship to Study HIV Prevention in Black Women in Orange County

Jan 14, 2022 at 11:18 am by pj

    The award is part of an initiative to address structural racism in community health and generate a critical mass of evidence for change.   Winter Park&n.... Read More

UF Researchers Develop Genetic Score to Improve Pediatric Cancer Treatments

Jan 14, 2022 at 09:13 am by pj

By Matt Splett University of Florida researchers have developed a new genomics-based score to deliver more personalized and effective chemotherapy treatments to pediatric leu.... Read More

No Surprises Act Parts 1 and 2

Jan 13, 2022 at 08:05 pm by pj

By Sara D. McLaughlin, Michael R. Lowe, Brian C. Evander, Esquires          On January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act went into effect. T.... Read More

Why Medical Clearance Is Really a Preoperative Evaluation

Jan 12, 2022 at 05:34 pm by pj

By DEBRA DAVIDSON, MJ, CPHRM and DAVID L. FELDMAN, MD, MBA, FACS   The term medical clearance is subject to debate in the medical community. Depending on how the term i.... Read More

Recent UCF PhD Nursing Grad Develops App to Help Youths with Epilepsy Transition to Self-Managed Care

Jan 12, 2022 at 05:27 pm by pj

  Michelle Tall, MSN, PhD, recently completed her Nursing PhD at the University of Central Florida after developing and testing the Medilepsy app to help youths ages 16-.... Read More