As part of Senior Home Care's full range of clinical home health programs and services, the company is expanding its Telemonitoring Program into Spring Hill, Fla. Senior Home Care offers in-home patient telemonitoring from five of its 29 Florida Medicare-certified agencies, including Gainesville, Naples, Ft....

Humana, along with as many as nine other health insurers, could offer coverage to Floridians through a health-insurance exchange created under the federal Affordable Care Act, according to a report in Health News Florida. Humana spokesman Mitch Lubitz confirmed to Health News that the company plans...

Dr. Nathan Grossman's plan for his last day on Friday as director of the Marion County Health Department was to place a silver bullet on his desk for his replacement to find. The item would have been a reference to the "Lone Ranger" television character and...

vMed will partner with BeniComp, a health plan administrator specializing in wellness. BeniComp has introduced a supplemental wellness program that ties a member’s lifestyle to their out of pocket healthcare costs. “It’s like a good driver discount for your health insurance,” said James M. Repp,...

The first "America's Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action," uses 34 measurements of health data to grade each state's performance in providing a healthy environment for men and women ages 65 and over -- one of the nation's fastest-growing age groups. Florida ranks No....

For nearly 25 years, the Brandon Outreach Clinic has provided free health care to people who can't get care any other way. The Affordable Care Act is supposed to change that. Starting Jan. 1, the federal Affordable Care Act will require most people to buy health insurance or...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, marks the 20th anniversary of the annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. This inspiring event is celebrated all over the country on the last Wednesday in May. The goal is to promote the importance of regular physical activity and to showcase...

Broward County's first hospital, Broward Health Medical Center (BHMC), will continue its 75th anniversary celebration with a family-friendly community health and wellness fair. It will take place June 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the BHMC campus in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Since opening its doors in 1938,...

Floridians may be living longer, but not necessarily better, according to a new state-by-state report on seniors out today from America's Health Rankings. Although the Sunshine State ranked 30th overall, the first-time report noted some worrisome trends. For instance, Florida came in last for its high percentage of...