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...

For most elders who become gravely ill in the middle of the night, there is only one option: Call 911 and let an ambulance take you to the nearest emergency room. But Phyllis Hall, a resident of the Sunnyside Manor assisted-living facility in Sarasota, had a...

For many, signing up for health care hasn't been as easy as signing the Affordable Care Act into law, as President Barack Obama did in March 2010. The commercials made it look simple, but frustrations, complications and aggravation were some of the early reactions to the...

“Rose!” Shouts rang out and hands waved as nurse Rose Anderson piloted the Camillus House van alongside a couple of dozen people camping on a sidewalk by a vacant lot. Among them: Danny Dessassau, who has seizures; Danny Walkerow, recovering from eye trauma, and Lisa...

The benefits of telemedicine have been widely advertised, as it can provide a number of healthcare improvements that can save money and improve quality of life for many users. New studies are finding even more information backing up the technology's importance. Hospitalization rates drop twice...

Whether their vocation is business, education, nonprofit management or medicine, the 25 Women You Need to Know have community foremost in mind and dedication to make positive things happen. March is Women’s History Month and the eighth annual 25 Women You Need to Know celebration takes...

Emeritus at Wildwood, a brand new senior living community, will open its doors this fall in Oxford at 4725 Bellwether Lane. Reservations for this state-of-the-art community will be accepted starting March 10 by calling ( 352) 347-1075 . Introducing Emeritus at Wildwood Emeritus at Wildwood is being built specifically...

A bill that would give nurse-practitioners more authority is one of the two big health issues being pushed by the House Select Committee on Health Care Workforce Innovation, which aims to increase access to primary care. The other big issue of the session, which starts March...