Dr. Alan Harmon elected to key leadership position

FMA Past President Alan Harmon, M.D., and FMA MSS Governing Council Chair Hunter Pattison were elected to key leadership positions during the recent AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago.

06/23/2016 | admin | 0

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St. Vincent’s Riverside and Southside Recognized by American Heart Association

St. Vincent’s Riverside and Southside, ministries of Ascension, have again earned the Get With The Guidelines® --Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association, the highest such honor.

06/23/2016 | admin | 0

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New northeast Florida trauma center refuels fight

In another chapter in a long-running battle, a major Jacksonville hospital is challenging a decision by the Florida Department of Health to allow a rival hospital in Orange Park to open a trauma center.

06/16/2016 | admin | 0

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Community Health Outreach needs volunteers

CHO currently sees 100-120 medical patients a month, 20-25 of those patients are new patients. They need healthcare professional volunteers, especially doctors.

06/14/2016 | admin | 0

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Update Zika Guidance Documents

The Florida Department of Health has released updated Zika guidance documents and a letter to health care providers about the availability of certain commerical lab testing for Zika virus infection.

06/13/2016 | admin | 0

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Webinar on Medical Cannabis Update

This summer qualified Florida patients will begin purchasing low-THC and medical cannabis for the first time.

06/09/2016 | admin | 0

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St. Vincent's Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Pamela Hess has been named Chief Financial Officer of St. Vincent’s HealthCare. Hess comes from Saint Thomas Health in Nashville. Both health systems are ministries of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system.

06/08/2016 | admin | 0

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Congressional delegation to get Zika update

Florida's congressional delegation will hold a meeting next week in Washington to receive presentations about the Zika virus, with panelists expected to include Tom Frieden, director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

06/08/2016 | admin | 0

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Broward lawmakers to get briefed on Zika

As another sign of growing concerns about the Zika virus, the Broward County legislative delegation will meet next week to receive a presentation from state Surgeon General Celeste Philip about the disease.

06/06/2016 | admin | 0

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Justices to hear malpractice records case in October

In a case drawing interest from doctors, hospitals, trial lawyers and the senior-advocacy group AARP, the Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments in October in a dispute about documents disclosed in medical-malpractice cases.

06/02/2016 | admin | 0

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