• UCF College of Medicine begins joint MD-PhD degree program

    LAKE NONA MEDICAL CITY — Beginning this fall, the University of Central Florida (UCF) will offer a combined MD-PhD degree program for students seeking to focus their health careers on both patient care and medical research.

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  • Expert Insights for the Coming Year

    Already one of the most highly regulated industries in America, 2015 looks to be another active year across healthcare’s legal landscape.

  • National collaborative awarding up to $7.5 million to improve community health

    The Advisory Board Company, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), de Beaumont Foundation and The Kresge Foundation recently joined forces to launch a major public health initiative known as the BUILD Health Challenge, which will award up to $7.5 million in grants, low-interest loans and program-related investments over the next two years to improve health in low-income neighborhoods within cities that have a population of 150,000 or more.

     

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  • Orlando Regional and MCRG acquire Boston Diagnostic Imaging

    A 65-year partnership resulted in a first-of-its-kind joint venture that expands Orlando Health’s outpatient offerings for Central Floridians.

  • UCF College of Medicine begins joint MD-PhD degree program

    LAKE NONA MEDICAL CITY — Beginning this fall, the University of Central Florida (UCF) will offer a combined MD-PhD degree program for students seeking to focus their health careers on both patient care and medical research.

  • Osceola Regional opens Behavioral Health Center for South Orlando

    KISSIMMEE — To answer the area’s critical need for psychiatric and mental healthcare in South Orlando and Osceola County, Osceola Regional Medical Center opened the $4.6 million Behavioral Health Center on Dec. 8, marking the county’s first hospital-affiliated in-patient treatment center.

  • Expert Insights for the Coming Year

    Already one of the most highly regulated industries in America, 2015 looks to be another active year across healthcare’s legal landscape.

  • National collaborative awarding up to $7.5 million to improve community health

    The Advisory Board Company, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), de Beaumont Foundation and The Kresge Foundation recently joined forces to launch a major public health initiative known as the BUILD Health Challenge, which will award up to $7.5 million in grants, low-interest loans and program-related investments over the next two years to improve health in low-income neighborhoods within cities that have a population of 150,000 or more.

     

  • The role of the private sector in the identification and disinfection of surface pathogens is rapidly becoming a necessity.

  • Vascular access centers (VAC) are a common ancillary service offered by a variety of physicians, mostly nephrologists.

  • Would you ever consider scrimping on your malpractice insurance – buying a cheaper policy to save money – or one-size-fits-all coverage to save time?

  • Juxtaposed in the spectrum of sleep disordered breathing is upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) and obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSA).

  • In 2010, a Walgreens pharmacist accessed the prescription records of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend, Abigail Hinchy, for the purpose of gaining information related to Hinchy's use of prescription birth control and potential sexually transmitted infection.

  • Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

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