UF Health Proton Therapy featured in radiation oncology journal

A special particle therapy issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, signals a tipping point in the quantity & quality of research being produced at academic health centers that use proton therapy to treat many kinds of can

05/03/2016 | admin | 0

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Safety scores released for Florida hospitals

The Hospital Safety Score has releases its Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Scores for hospitals across the country.

04/26/2016 | admin | 0

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Expanding access called key in addressing health issues

Speakers at a health-care "summit" said Tuesday that expanding access to care for more Floridians could save the state money.

04/26/2016 | admin | 0

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Scott poised to act on health, education bills

In a final flurry of activity from the legislative session, Gov. Rick Scott this week will take action on heavily debated health, education and tax bills.

04/11/2016 | admin | 0

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DCMS Foundation & Jacksonville Mayor Challenge Community to Lose One Million Pounds

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and the Duval County Medical Society Foundation today issued a challenge to northeast Florida: lose one million pounds in an effort to become a healthier community.

04/07/2016 | admin | 0

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Physicians group to weigh in on 'PIP' fees case

The state Supreme Court on Thursday approved the Florida Medical Association's request to file a friend-of-the-court brief in a case about fees paid to medical providers who treat people injured in auto accidents.

03/31/2016 | admin | 0

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A message of thanks on Doctors' Day!

This is a special day on the calendar. In 1990, the United States Congress passed a resolution that the President signed to make March 30th Doctors’ Day.

03/30/2016 | admin | 0

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In memoriam: Dr. Paul Kaufman

RADM Paul Kaufman, MD, USN Ret. passed away at home on Sunday March 20.

03/29/2016 | admin | 0

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Hearing set in trauma dispute

An administrative law judge is scheduled to start hearing arguments April 18 in challenges by Broward County and two major hospital systems to a proposed Florida Department of Health rule for the state's trauma system.

03/28/2016 | admin | 0

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Scott approves medical marijuana for terminally ill

With Floridians poised to vote this fall on broad legalization of medical marijuana, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a bill that will allow terminally ill patients to have access to marijuana as they try to ease suffering.

03/25/2016 | admin | 0

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