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Curating Care

FSU/BayCare Program’s Inaugural Class of Residents Set Out on Mission by TERESA SCHIFFER Florida and especially Polk County have been experiencing a physician shortage for the past couple of decades.

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Medical Memoirs

Lakeland Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Stuart Patterson Stays on the Cutting Edge of His Field by PAUL CATALA More than three decades since beginning practice, Dr. Stuart Patterson has gotten the

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Telehealth Hits New Heights

Learn What One Doctor’s Experience Means for Widespread Use During COVID-19  by MARY TOOTHMAN   When a patient needs to consult with Bruce Cohen, the high-risk pregnancy physician knows it’s

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All Eyes on the Future

Retirement Planning a Key Component for Medical Practice Owners and Administrators by TIM CRAIG Starting and owning a new medical practice comes with a lot of costs that may make

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Eye Health Nutrition

“Is there anything that I can eat that is good for my eyes?” Of course!  Your eyes are part of your body, and keeping your body healthy is the very

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Myopia and Screen Time in Children

The last few decades have seen an explosion of technological innovation and a dazzling array of new personal digital devices in every household.  While there are enormous upsides to this

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On the Pulse

COVID Can’t Dampen the Spirit of Dedication and Excellence at Area Healthcare Facilities To say the past few months have been a whirlwind for the healthcare industry is an understatement.

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Healing the Healers

Drawn-out COVID-19 Battle Puts Healthcare Workers at Greater Risk of Burnout by MATT COBBLE As the battle with the novel coronavirus (designated COVID-19) moves into the summer, physicians must consider

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Innovation In the Works

Director Discusses Detailed Orchestration of Ramp Up for MitraClip Procedure by TIM CRAIG When Winter Haven Hospital begins its innovative MitraClip procedure later this year, it will come at the

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Scope of Practice

New Law to Allow Advanced Nurse Practitioners to Operate Independently  by TERESA SCHIFFER In March, the Florida Legislature passed a bill allowing advanced nurse practitioners (APRNs) to independently operate primary