June 2013

Following actress Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she underwent a prophylactic mastectomy, early detection of breast cancer has been underscored. One of the leaders in the fight against breast cancer is Sharsheret, Hebrew for "chain," a national non-profit organization that supports young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds,...

Each year, an estimated $68 billion is lost to Medicare fraud, according to the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association. In Florida, as much as $2 billion may be lost annually to fraud from the state’s $16 billion Medicaid program, the same organization reports. Deborah Susswein first...

Thanks to a $250,000 donation from a Winter Park family, Central Florida is closer to having its first research chair for Type 1 Diabetes. The von Weller family made the donation this month to the Florida Hospital-Sanford-Burnham Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes. With von Weller's donation, the hospital is halfway to...

The South Florida Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth has bestowed its 2013 Emerging Company of the Year award on Simply Healthcare, aFlorida licensed statewide health maintenance organization, it was announced today. "We are honored to receive this award . . . which lets us know that Simply...