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Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Information On Nonopioid Alternatives For The Treatment Of Pain Pamphlet »
House Bill 451, Nonopioid Alternatives, was approved by Governor DeSantis and is effective July 1, 2019. The bill requires...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Reverses Course On Expert Witnesses »
TALLAHASSEE --- In a move that left little doubt about the new direction of the Florida Supreme Court, justices on Thursda...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection »
The American Medical Association (AMA) represents all of America’s physicians regardless of race, gender, sexual orientati...
Thursday, May 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hurricane Preparedness for Medical Practices »
Ensure your practice and patients are prepared for this upcoming hurricane season.  Physicians play a key role...
Monday, May 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Health Referrals And Clinical Documentation Requirements »
A collaboration webinar Wednesday, July 24 1-2:30 p.m. ET Delivery language: English Do you order or certify...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report Points To Need To Bolster Health Preparedness »
Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- As the 2019 hurricane season looms and as hepa...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women Faculty Play Growing Role in Miller School’s Orthopaedics Department »
Adriana Urruela, M.D., is looking forward to a rewarding career in hand surgery. A fourth-year orthopaedics resident at th...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
For The First Time, Employed Docs Outnumber Self-Employed Docs »
The milestone continues a long-term trend that has shifted the distribution of physicians away from ownership of private p...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plastic Surgery Center Rules Go To Governor »
Florida lawmakers have approved new rules for plastic surgery centers, which have been loosely regulated despite the death...
Monday, February 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Miami-Dade's 'Successful' Needle Exchange Program May Soon Be Copied Around The State »
Legislation aiming to expand Miami-Dade’s successful needle exchange program to other counties is advancing through the Se...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How these 4 specialties used telemedicine to save nearly $600,000 »
The Connecticut Medicaid program saved almost $579,000 after a federally qualified health center with 200 locations across...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospital Mergers Need Further Scrutiny To Maintain Competition, Researchers Say »
The Houston Chronicle (2/13, Deam) reports that “health care consolidation and the integration of hospital and doctor se...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill would expand ‘scope of practice’ for psychologists »
B 304 would allow psychologists to prescribe drugs, including controlled substances. A bill filed Friday by St. Pete...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill would allow needle exchanges outside Miami-Dade »
A bipartisan push is behind legislation that would allow for the expansion of Miami-Dade County’s needle exchange program...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Would Provide More Money For Florida’s Safety Net Hospitals »
A bill filed by Sen. Marco Rubio would change the way safety net hospitals are reimbursed for serving uninsured and Medica...
Friday, November 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pain Management Clinic Exemption Applications »
What Physicians Need to Know Concerning Pain Management Clinic Exemption Applications?   The Florida Departmen...
Thursday, September 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IMGs: These 4 tips can help you succeed with Match »
Despite their critical role within our country’s health system, international medical graduates (IMGs) seeking to practice...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators Introduce Legislation To Prevent Surprise Medical Bills »
The Hill  (9/18, Sullivan) reports senators from both parties are “unveiling a draft measure to crack down on surpri...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators Introduce Legislation To Prevent Surprise Medical Bills »
The Hill (9/18, Sullivan) reports senators from both parties are “unveiling a draft measure to crack down on surprise med...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Large hospitals reportedly use secret deals to hinder competition »
On its front page, the  Wall Street Journal  (9/18, A1, Mathews, Subscription Publication) reports that hospital...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Patients Face Changes In Health Plans »
About 600,000 low-income patients will be assigned to new Medicaid managed-care plans in the coming months after the state...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Azar: HHS to rewrite health care privacy rules »
Congressional Quarterly  (7/26, McIntire, Subscription Publication) reports that on Thursday, HHS Secretary Alex Aza...