Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz (yep, Chuck’s daughter) doesn’t want you to lie awake at night, worrying about whether you’ll be able to afford to retire. Instead, she wants you to consult her new compendium for advice, not unlike the way patients thumb through a medical reference guide to learn...

Florida is still grappling with a variety of mental health issues, and many of its residents need help. The 60-day legislative session started March 4 and is scheduled to end May 2. In that time, the state has some extra money to consider. Surplus estimates range...

Florida Hospital is taking the next step in making biomedical science part of its growing Health Village near downtown Orlando with construction of a $55 million research building. The five-story project will be the second of at least three planned research buildings in the village, a...

HENRY SITS HUNCHED OVER IN HIS WHEELchair, arms crossed in front of him. His head is down, almost as if he’s trying to disappear inside himself. He’s been in the nursing home for 10 years now, and life as he knew it has diminished greatly. He’s...

We all want our loved ones to get the very best care when they no longer can live on their own, and need the care that only a nursing home can provide. This year, the Legislature is considering a bill that would protect resources needed for...

A Florida hospital says electronic tracking of nursing personnel is helping it refine their workflow and work habits and lay the groundwork to replace the obsolete "midnight census" method of determining staffing requirements. Florida Hospital Celebration Health is using Real Time Locating System (RTLS) tags and...

Health advocate Rebecca Onie describes how our health care system can be restructured to prevent — and not just treat — illness. About Rebecca Onie: In 1996, college sophomore Rebecca Onie had a realization: The U.S. health care system was not set up to diagnose or treat the socioeconomic...

We all want our loved ones to get the very best care when they no longer can live on their own and instead need the care that only a nursing home can provide. This year, Florida has the opportunity to pass legislation that helps accomplish just...

A Miami facility ranked first on the South Florida Business Journal’s list of them region's Top 25 nursing homes. The nursing home earned the top spot based on its 462 beds and 86.2 percent occupancy rate. To see who topped the list, click through the photo gallery. The complete...

The 11th annual Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation Doctor’s Expo & Banquet will be held at the Holiday Inn Express in Cocoa on Saturday, March 15 as local physicians and health care practitioners attend classes, meet with exhibitors, network and attend the evening Gala. The 11th annual Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation...