The Florida Legislature's disdain for mental health care -- the state ranks 49th in the country for government spending on this critical service -- stands in stark contrast to Manatee County's enlightened position. The state has slashed funding by more than 30 percent over the...

Iva Huffingham just turned 90. She lives with her daughter in Jacksonville and, although hampered by a few health problems, tries to be as active as possible. With her walker close at hand, she makes her own breakfast and lunch, goes on outings with friends, participates...

More than 1.7 million Floridians will qualify for health insurance premium subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, according to a national consulting company report released Tuesday by the consumer group Families USA.  But if surveys are any indication, those who will benefit probably don't know...

McClusky, North Dakota: population 380. "We count all the dogs and cats," said Sarah Baker, the only health care professional for miles around. Baker is the lone nurse practitioner at the Northland Community Health Center, and she makes the daily hour-long drive back and forth between...

Cross Country Healthcare has announced that William J. Grubbs will become president, COO and a director of the company, effective April 1. Joseph A. Boshart will remain CEO of the Boca Raton-based nurse and health care professional staffing company (NASDAQ: CCRN) until his retirement in July. At that time, Grubbs...

Florida received an “D” for its health care price transparency laws. That’s according to a report from the Catalyst for Payment Reform, a group that says it’s working to improve how Americans pay for health care. Florida was one of seven states to receive a "D." Only two...

Memorial Healthcare System announced a host of management changes, including the introduction of two hospital CEOs. The public hospital system for southern Broward County promoted Nina Beauschesne from administrator of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital to senior VP of the entire organization. She oversaw the expansion of the 204-bed children’s...

Even before the Affordable Care Act and the debate in Tallahassee over Medicaid expansion, Holy Cross Hospital had already charted its course. "Health care needs to change and change quickly," said Mark Dissette, senior vice president at Holy Cross. "And whether you like it or not, the Affordable Care Act...

Even before the Affordable Care Act and the debate in Tallahassee over Medicaid expansion, Holy Cross Hospital had already charted its course. "Health care needs to change and change quickly," said Mark Dissette, senior vice president at Holy Cross. "And whether you like it or not, the Affordable Care Act...

Water could be the biggest challenge Florida faces over the next 20 years. Florida’s water infrastructure is in dire need of help, Florida Water Advocates (FWA) told the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee Wednesday. The state relies on water to propel its two most lucrative...