|Napkin to Marketplace|
Florida Hospital opens Medical Device Innovation Lab for surgical medical entrepreneurs
Last month, Florida Hospital Orlando opened the Medical Device Innovation Lab, a novel prototype lab that will provide Florida Hospital physicians a venue for innovating medical devices...
|Taking the Lead|
Orlando prostate cancer surgeon takes issue with U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on PSA screening; initiates worldwide petition
Orlando physician Vipul Patel, MD, one of the world’s leading prostate cancer surgeons, shook his head in disappointment when the U.S....
Florida a frontrunner in the model makeover, especially physician-led
When Becker’s Hospital Review published “80 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to Know” in April, Florida dominated the alphabetically-listed crop with five...
How to handle credentialing concerns
In 1965, the Illinois Supreme Court established the doctrine of hospital corporate liability in the case of Darling v. Charleston Community Hospital...
Retired Orlando orthopedic surgeon makes a difference in the Horn of Africa
Longtime Orlando resident and retired Orlando Health orthopedic surgeon Donald E. Pearson, MD, volunteers his time in Ethiopia to help improve health conditions in the country that has one doctor...
|When Wellness Makes Cents|
Business rationale for employee wellness
There’s an undeniable connection between a healthcare worker’s health and the direct impact on patient safety and quality of care...
Hepatitis (plural hepatitides) is a medical condition defined by the inflammation of the liver and characterized by the presence of inflammatory cells in the tissue of the organ...
SRINIVAS SEELA, MD
|Better Working Together|
ACS, CDC Team Up to Lower Surgical Site Infections
This spring, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a strategic partnership to improve surgical patient safety at the national level...
|Grand Rounds July|
New Equipment for Florida Hospital Rehab Program
Florida Hospital Oceanside’s Peninsula Rehabilitation Center (FHOPRC) now offers patients with dysphagia,..
|PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT Vijaykumar S. Kasi, MD, PhD |
Interventional cardiologist, Orlando Health Heart Institute
ORLANDO – Vijay Kasi said he never has been content to merely treat patients. “I’ve always been intrigued by the mechanisms of diseases and looking for cures,” he said...
|The Cost of Defensive Medicine|
Vanderbilt Study is Latest to Reinforce Need for Malpractice Protections
Manish Sethi, MD, remembers his father as a “salt-of-the-earth” primary-care physician practicing in the small Middle Tennessee town of Manchester. He even recalls once going with his father to pick a patient up at home and take that patient...
SHARON H. FITZGERALD
|Your Employer Doesn't Care That You Are Fat|
A new approach to corporate health and wellness programs
There are not many companies who can afford a personal trainer for their employees in today's tough times. While small businesses...