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Nemours Children’s Hospital ED expedites triage process with RN as pivot person
Before the Nemours Children’s Hospital opened in Orlando last October, newly minted Emergency Department (ED) chief Todd Glass, MD, collaborated with Nemours’ nursing director...
|Physician Workforce Report|
Inaugural Physician Workforce Assessment and Development Strategic Plan aims to strengthen capabilities, improve practice environment
Only 14 percent of the state’s 44,804 licensed, practicing physicians are younger than age 40, according to the Florida Department of Health’s inaugural Physician Workforce Assessment...
Florida leaders work on ways to increase residency slots, keep COM graduates in state
Two years ago, 282 graduates of Florida medical schools left the state to pursue PGY-1 (first-year) residencies because of a shortage of in-state slots that continues to exacerbate the growing physician shortage in one of the nation’s fastest-growing and fastest-aging states...
UCF COM Dean discusses graduation of charter class, celebrating 50th anniversary with main campus
When the University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF COM) opened the door in 2007 for applications to the 2008 charter class, offering...
|Microscopic Colitis: Collagenous Colitis and Lymphocytic Colitis|
What is microscopic colitis (MC)?
Microscopic colitis is inflammation of the bowel that is only visible using a microscope. Microscopic colitis is a common cause of chronic watery diarrhea and...
SRINIVAS SEELA, MD
|The Trust Factor|
Nashville firm reveals results of 7th annual payor survey; trust represents greater factor than rates
NASHVILLE – In the wake of national health reform, the trust factor between hospitals and health insurance companies is perilously low...