The nursing home of the future is finally coming to South Florida. And it will look and feel a lot like — well, a home. John Knox Village, a continuing care retirement community in Pompano Beach, plans to start construction on the first certified Green House nursing...

Easy access to healthcare could soon become a reality in Gadsden County. "We're really looking at how to break down those barriers and push resources out to where patients are so that ultimately they can heal better, but also to live well," said Lauren Faison with...

More than a dozen Florida community health centers — including seven in Miami-Dade County — were awarded $8.3 million in grants Thursday to expand their practices and hire more physicians, nurses, dentists, psychologists and other providers in an effort to increase Americans’ access to healthcare...

Floridians like to boast about being home to some of the country's most famous sports teams and their multimillion-dollar stars. But when it comes to seizing the opportunity to provide tens of thousands of jobs and provide health care for its low-income workers, the Sunshine...

Jo Hanson knew her 99-year-old father could be a handful. But when she got a letter from his nursing home giving her 30 days to find him another place to live, she was stunned. She and her husband, Joe — both only children — had shepherded...

Re: “Florida needs more primary care physicians“ (My View, Nov. 4). In his My View, Dr. Neal Dunn focused on primary care physician shortages. Dunn makes valid points that Florida is facing a real shortage of primary care providers. The proposals he advocates for — loan forgiveness,...

Central Florida Health Care, which has clinics throughout Polk County, is being awarded $775,000 in Affordable Care Act funds for new health clinics. The money will allow Central Florida, already planning a clinic for children's health care in Mulberry, to expand that clinic's reach to serve...

Florida Atlantic University instructors will be testing out the effectiveness of a chair yogaprogram designed for older adults who can no longer exercise while standing. The National Institutes of Health awarded two FAU professors a $389,000 grant to study the "Sit N Fit" program on seniors with osteoarthritis and other...

More than a dozen Florida community health centers — including seven in Miami-Dade County — were awarded $8.3 million in grants Thursday to expand their practices and hire more physicians, nurses, dentists, psychologists and other providers in an effort to increase Americans’ access to healthcare...

Thirty-six percent of the nursing homes run by Florida's fastest growing industry leader are on a watch list for not meeting state standards. That's according to a new study from Consulate Health Care. Legislators and advocates want to hold the state's nursing home industry more accountable. Jasmin...