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Publisher’s Note: The latest advancements for diabetes management

WHEN IT COMES to advancements and technologies in the medical field, some of them sound like they could have come straight from a sci-fi movie. Take robotic surgery, for example.

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Is Florida a tourist destination for medical treatment?

WHEN PEOPLE outside our great state think of Florida, visions of sunshine and palm trees, beaches, Mickey ears, and theme parks immediately come to mind. Certain lawmakers, however, are proposing

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On the Pulse: World-renowned surgeon joins heart institute

A world-renowned pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Tom Karl, has joined the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute in St. Petersburg, expanding its surgery program.

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New child safety seat law in effect for Florida drivers

AT THE TURN of the New Year, besides the bubbly and resolutions being passed around, a few new laws also were passed for Florida residents. One of them was the

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In My Opinion: Key factors in preventing liability risks

Central Florida Doctor (CFDr): In your opinion, what are some key factors in preventing liability risks? Dr. Carlos Romero: I believe the development of a risk-management program is an essential

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PCMA President’s Column: Major topics in the healthcare industry

IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Doctor magazine, we’ll address some of major topics of concern under the healthcare finance umbrella. Some of these topics include HIPAA safety, reducing liability

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There’s more ‘news you can use’ at CentralFloridaHealthNews.com

The 2015 Central Florida Physicians Directory and Medical Professionals Guide is now available online at www.CentralFloridaHealthNews.com. As the most comprehensive database of physician listings for our region, this directory is

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Local physicians weigh-in on medical hot topics for 2015

In your opinion, what are some of the top concerns for the medical industry in the coming New Year? Obesity remains a health care concern for 2015.  The overweight and

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On the path to increased efficiency, new hires, accolades, and more

The Florida Hospital Association (FHA) has given Lakeland Regional Medical Center (LRMC) its Innovation of the Year in Patient Care Award. The award was bestowed in recognition of LRMC’s Emergency

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PCMA Letter: Forewarned is forearmed

By the time this letter reaches you voting day has come and gone, and hopefully you were able to set aside some time to make it out to the polls