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Medical Memoirs: Rick Renardson and We Care of Polk County

  Opening Many Doors for the Uninsured “Some people see things as they are and ask, why? Others dream things that never were and ask, why not?” ~ George Bernard

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Publisher’s Note: Summer’s here and it shows in the pages of Central Florida Doctor

  For the summer edition of Central Florida Doctor, we’re focusing on how physicians find the delicate balance of managing the business of medicine, providing excellent patient care, and fitting

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Medical Memoirs: Judy Martin’s commitment and dedication to healthcare in her community

  As the former executive director of the South Florida Baptist Hospital Foundation for many years, Judy Martin has had a big family to care for. She has tended to

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Coming to a retailer near you soon: Over the counter HIV in-home tests

  On July 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test. This will be the first over-the-counter, self administered test kit to be available to

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PCMA Letter: The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the healthcare overhaul bill

On June 28, nine justices assembled inside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill to reveal their decision on whether to uphold or repeal the Healthcare Overhaul into law. The ruling

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People can now become organ donors through Facebook

  On Tuesday, May 1, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement that users in the United States and United Kingdom will be able enroll as organ donors through the

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Publisher’s Note: A new possibility in telemedicine

  Here at Central Florida Doctor we are always keeping an eye out for some interesting stories to share. Recently, we came across an interesting bit of information for an

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Medical Memoirs: Q & A on being a hospitalist in this fast-growing subspecialty

The projected demand for hospitalists is increasing, so we asked Dr. Alex Viegas, a hospitalist at Winter Haven’s Gessler Clinic and Polk County Medical Association member, what it means to

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Ultresa and Viokace approved by the FDA

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved two new products to assist in ensuring the adequate supply of medications used to help aid food digestion. The FDA

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Learn more about the PCMA and join

  In this edition of Central Florida Doctor, we will be talking about the importance of being actively involved with your association. As the new president-elect for the Polk County