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...

  A new study ranks Georgia as one of the worst states in the county for senior health. According to the United Health Foundation, Georgia ranked 43rd in the nation for senior health. It's a rating south Georgia heath officials are trying to improve. 75-year-old Bob Brabham...

Florida Hospital is bringing health services on wheels to women with their new mobile health coach, making preventative health care fast and easy. The Healthy 100 Women’s Mobile Health Coach is a bus that travels to offer women convenient access to health screenings including mammograms, bone...

When it comes to exercise, Dr. Jonathan Phillips often hears excuses from patients with medical conditions. “They say, ‘I can’t’ or ‘I don’t think it’s a good idea,’” said Phillips, a family medical physician at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel’s Health & Wellness Center. But “there is...

Gov. Rick Scott called it a "big win" when the federal government gave final approval to Florida's plan to move most of its Medicaid patients into system of HMOs and other managed care. It's a culmination of a policy fight that has been waged for years...

Mark Montgomery, president and chief executive officer of Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Inc. ofLake Mary, was the sole Central Floridian to receive a state-level Entrepreneur of the Year Award on Thursday night from Ernst & Young LLP, the U.S. arm of one of the world's Big...

On June 22, consumer-health groups across the nation will launch what they hope will be a massive education and enrollment campaign to find uninsured people and get them ready to sign up for health coverage. The campaign will be called “Get Covered, America!” Its official launch...

Though he has yet to succeed at his grand Machiavellian plan to privatize all of Florida’s 26 state prisons outright, last week Gov. Rick Scott was able to retain a shred of his dignity when the Fifth District Court of Appeals quietly approved a controversial plan to privatize...