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Technology That Adds Up

Lakeland Regional Health Recognized for Data Analytics System by MARY TOOTHMAN Lakeland Regional Health has earned national honors for technology initiatives that contribute to the delivery of best outcomes and

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Medical Memoirs: Dr Eric LaRue

High School Athletes’ Unsung Supporter Serves on the Sidelines by TERESA SCHIFFER The special people who choose to donate their time to lend a helping hand to our communities, and

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Don’t Fear the Finances

End-of-the-Year Tax Tips That Keep Physicians in Mind It may be only November, but it is always a great time to start thinking ahead about filing your 2019 tax returns.

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New Technology for Spinal Surgery Being Used Locally

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center has proudly announced that it is the first hospital in Florida to begin using a new procedure for spinal surgery that eliminates the need

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Oral Insulin Innovation

New Alternative to Insulin Shot Being Tested Some good news is on the horizon for those struggling with Type 2 diabetes. The FDA is moving closer towards the release of

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A Heart for Helping

Florida Polytechnic University Conducting Research on Fetal and Maternal ECG Signals by MARY TOOTHMAN Florida Polytechnic University’s Dr. Muhammad Ullah, professor of computer engineering, is hard at work on a

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Fighting Opioids

New Opioid Law Limits Prescriptions for Acute Pain A woman in her early 20s had abdominal surgery. Afterwards, she was prescribed opiates for pain, which led to addiction and a

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Trauma System Battles

New Regulations for Trauma Centers in Florida Earlier this year, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that could end the recent legal drama surrounding Florida’s trauma centers. The compromise

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AMA Takes On Medical Tourism

American Medical Association Outlines New Guidelines As Medical Tourism Grows When the American Medical Association whispers, doctors and patients listen. That’s why the 171-year-old organization dedicated to improving the practice

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Legislative Wrap-Up

  Medical Industry Experts Weigh-In on What Happened During this Year’s Florida Legislative Session   The Florida Medical Association (FMA) continued its fight during this year’s Legislative Session against efforts