Free Smart and Healthy Shopper Workshop

Saturday, Jun 15 1:00p to 3:00p The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Sanford, FL When we enter the supermarket, there is a barrage of labels promising an all-natural, sugar free, healthy products. But often it’s challenging to really identify what truly is good for us and what isn’t. Becky Chapman from Moringa Yoga will educate participants […]

2013 FMA And FMAA Annual Meeting

Join the Florida Medical Association for its 2013 Annual Meeting July 26-28 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Come network with your physician colleagues, earn CME credit, learn about the future of medical practice from health-care industry experts, and enjoy fun family activities.  When & Where: July 26-28, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. For […]

Children’s Hospitals Come Together, Finally

Memo to the skeptics: Orlando appears to be supporting three children’s hospitals just fine, thank you very much. Ask Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas. Or Ashley Greene of “Twilight” fame. Jameer Nelson orJohnny Damon could tell you. Shaq even made a video about it. Well, kind of. Shaq made a video about Runway to Hope, a local charity that has pledged […]

Hospital Charges Vary Widely Across Region, Nation

Making hospital charges more transparent, the federal government this week released data showing what medical centers across the country charge for treating 100 of the most common reasons patients get admitted. The charges vary dramatically — across the country, the state and Central Florida. For example, the site shows that a major joint replacement costs […]

Sanford Burnham Picks 5 Collaborators To Advance Drug Discoveries

With a focus on cancer, diabetes and obesity, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona has picked the first five research groups that it will collaborate with to advance drug discoveries. The scientific teams will be part of the Florida Translational Research Program. Selected groups come from the University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Miami, Scripps […]

Orlando Healthcare Transformation Summit Will Examine the State of Healthcare, Offer Remedies

Healthcare leaders will share the results of innovative experiments using lean principles that are improving healthcare delivery, payment, and treatment transparency. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 John Toussaint, MD, CEO of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, will give the healthcare industry a checkup in three key areas when he delivers the opening keynote at […]