Decoding Healthcare

Fifth Third’s Mike Miller discusses capital investments and industry trends

The growth of local collaborations and specialty pharmacies, and the significant change in focus on outcomes highlight industry banking trends impacting Central Florida throughout 2014.

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Decoding Healthcare | Mike Miller, Fifth Third Bank
Decoding Healthcare

Fifth Third’s Mike Miller discusses capital investments and industry trends

The growth of local collaborations and specialty pharmacies, and the significant change in focus on outcomes highlight industry banking trends impacting Central Florida throughout 2014.


 
Caring for a Graying Village | The Villages, Judy Genshaft, USF Health Specialty Care Center, Dr. Stephen Klasko, USF Morsani College of Medicine, The Villages Health, Dr. Elliot Sussman, USF College of Public Health, Donna Petersen, USF Health, Dr. Jeff Lowenkron, USF Physicians’ Group..
Caring for a Graying Village

New Health Specialty Care Center in the Villages

THE VILLAGES – The nation’s largest 55-and-up retirement community is fertile testing ground for cost-savings healthcare initiatives as American medicine shifts from fee-for-service to fee-for-quality.


 
Reflux KO | Florida LINX-approved surgeons:

• Florida Hospital Celebration Health

James C. Rosser, MD

www.floridahospital.com/contact

• Florida Hospital Orlando

Steve Eubanks, MD

www.floridahospital.com/contact

• Mayo Clinic in Florida, Jacksonville

Kenneth R. Devault, MD

C. Daniel Smith, MD

• Tampa Bay Reflux Center

Brandon, Tampa, and South Tampa

Gopal Grandhige, MD
Dr. Gopal Grandhige, LINX Reflux Management System, Suncoast Surgical Associates, Tampa Bay Reflux Center.
Reflux KO

Torax Medical rolls out LINX procedure for GERD patients to select specialists

TAMPA—A few dozen approved surgeons specializing in gastro-esophageal reflux disease or gastro-intestinal surgery across the nation are offering a revolutionary procedure for patients with gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD).


 
ICD-10 FOCUS

AMA Pushes for ICD-10 Stoppage or Delay | ICD-10, Coding & Billing, Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, AMA, American Medical Association, CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, ICD-10 Implementation
AMA Pushes for ICD-10 Stoppage or Delay

The first rule of marketing is to make sure you have a clear message. For the American Medical Association leadership, their position on the impending ICD-10 conversion could not be more straightforward … they want to see it stopped.


 
DIABETES FOCUS

Addressing Obstacles on the Road to Diabetes Control | Diabetes, Glucose Management, A1c, Dr. Elizabeth Halprin, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard, American Journal of Managed Care, Patient-Centered Care
Addressing Obstacles on the Road to Diabetes Control

What is the best way to get … and keep … diabetic patients actively engaged in the lifelong self-management of their condition?


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Lee Zehngebot, MD | Lee Zehngebot MD, Hematology & Oncology Consultants, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, heli-skiing, Orlando, Winter Park
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Lee Zehngebot, MD

Hematology & Oncology Consultants

ORLANDO - After being in the same practice for almost 30 years, Lee Zehngebot – hematologist, oncologist, husband, father, road biker and ski-bum – said his “biggest problem is I don’t have enough time and energy to get through a day and do everything I want to do.” But the 63-year-old does the best he can, he said, and the rewards make it worthwhile for all those endeavors.


 
Guest Writers

Getting Ready to Sell Your Practice
Getting Ready to Sell Your Practice

The healthcare industry is experiencing dynamic changes as it relates to declining reimbursements, healthcare reform and increasingly stringent regulations; thus, physicians are considering selling their practice, merging with other practices, integrating with hospitals, or liquidating their practice.


 
The Digital Revolution is Here for Healthcare
The Digital Revolution is Here for Healthcare
I was recently taken back by a presentation done by a VP of Google in Orlando. This presentation was about the digital revolution and how technology has advanced at an accelerated pace. We all know that Google is a leader in the technology industry and it was really interesting to get some insight into what they thought was the next revolution in technology.
 
Grand Rounds

April 2014
 

Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Title: Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study
Title: Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 am CDT

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids
Title: FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
Title: Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 am CDT

FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
Title: FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus
Title: Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 am CDT


The late Irving Kolin was a Winter Park psychiatrist - Orlando Sentinel

The late Irving Kolin was a Winter Park psychiatrist
Orlando Sentinel
Kolin became chief of psychiatry at Orange Memorial Hospital, which would later become Orlando Regional Medical Center. He served as ... Friends and family members say Kolin displayed the same deep commitment in his personal life. An avid athlete and ...

Posted Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:10 am CDT

VIDEO: How to engage patients in their health - Family Practice News Digital Network

VIDEO: How to engage patients in their health
Family Practice News Digital Network
ORLANDO – Asking your patients about where they get their health information online is the first step toward helping them become "e-patients" – engaged patients who change their behaviors to improve their health, explains Dr. Daniel Sands. ... In a ...

Posted Thursday, April 17, 2014 1:44 pm CDT

SCHOOL NEWS: April 20 - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

SCHOOL NEWS: April 20
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
Forty seventh- and eighth- grade students at Rock Quarry Middle School will perform at the Festival Disney strings competition in Orlando, Fla,, Thursday through Sunday. ... Should her poster win the Deep South Award, it will then go on to National ...

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Posted Saturday, April 19, 2014 10:34 pm CDT