DCMS welcomes the new St. Vincent's HealthCare President/CEO!

The Search Committee for a new leader for St. Vincent’s HealthCare has recommended the selection of Michael H. Schatzlein, MD, MBA, FACHE, as the new President/Chief Executive Officer of St. Vincent’s HealthCare.

08/27/2015 | admin | 0

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You'd be surprised at where most food allergies occur at school

Most food allergy-associated reactions that occur in schools don’t happen in the cafeteria. They happen in the classroom.

08/26/2015 | admin | 0

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Fight Over Medical Malpractice Law Goes to Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court will consider whether to take up a dispute about the constitutionality of a 2013 medical-malpractice law that critics contend violates patient privacy rights.

08/24/2015 | admin | 0

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Getting prenatal care is best tip for mom -- and baby

In this week's column for The Florida Times-Union, DCMS member Dr. C. Cameron Greene discusses the importance of prenatal care and preconceptual counseling.

08/12/2015 | admin | 0

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What to know and what to do when you have chest pain

Experiencing chest pain can be very scary. Many people panic and are unsure of what to do and how to handle the situation.

08/06/2015 | admin | 0

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Glaucoma: One reason eye exams are critical

Glaucoma is caused by high pressure within the eye. It’s the second leading cause of blindness in the United States, and the leading cause among African-Americans.

08/06/2015 | admin | 0

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Keep watch for the early warnings of Alzheimer's

As we age, it is normal to experience some forgetfulness, but when do you consider dementia?

08/06/2015 | admin | 0

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Group gets grant to boost telemedicine

Amid a long-running legislative debate about boosting the use of telemedicine, a non-profit group said Thursday it has received a federal grant to help set up telemedicine programs in rural North Florida.

07/23/2015 | admin | 0

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Court backs controversial medical malpractice change

A state appeals court Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of a controversial change in Florida's medical-malpractice laws, ruling in part that some privacy rights are "waived" when people pursue malpractice lawsuits.

07/22/2015 | admin | 0

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Court upholds limit on legal fees in birth-injury case

An appeals court Wednesday upheld the constitutionality of a 2012 move by state lawmakers to limit fees paid to attorneys who represented a child severely injured at birth in a Southwest Florida hospital.

07/15/2015 | admin | 0

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