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Where Florida ranks in WalletHub’s ‘2016 Best & Worst States for Doctors’

WITH THE ENORMOUS INVESTMENT of time and resources that goes into becoming a doctor, choosing a place to practice deserves careful consideration. As the Affordable Care Act and insurance reform

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The rise of urgent care facilities and its relation to the consumerization of healthcare

CENTRAL FLORIDA DOCTOR caught up with Steve Sellars, the president of the Board of Directors for the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA), and asked him some questions about the

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In My Opinion … with Dr. Joy Jackson

CENTRAL FLORIDA DOCTOR (CFDr): In your opinion, what are some of the top medical concerns for baby boomers in Florida?

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Addressing the rising cost of prescriptions for seniors

American Seniors Association aligns with Rx Claim Savings to offer program THE AMERICAN SENIORS ASSOCIATION (ASA) has entered into an alliance with Rx Claims Savings, LLC. (RxCS) that is expected

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Patient tracking and follow-up

What you don’t know about the threat to continuity of care can hurt you LAPSES IN PATIENT CARE, including follow-up, can lead to dire consequences beyond those to patient well-being.

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Help available for ICD-10 coding transition

MOST OF THE POPULATION may proceed beyond October 1 completely unaware of major changes in the coding system used for medical billing purposes.

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Practicing in the field of telemedicine

Do the risks still far outweigh the benefits? THE HEALTHCARE LANDSCAPE has changed radically in recent years. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, expanding roles for nurse practitioners and physician

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Medical Memoirs: Joy Johnson on helping the most vulnerable residents stay healthy through faith and hard work

YOU MIGHT SAY that Joy Lee Johnson’s life has completed a circle of destiny in her 38 years. As Polk County’s director of Indigent Health Care, she works in a

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Medical Memoirs: Dr. Charles Inman talks about a lifelong pursuit in medicine

INFLUENCED by a family friend as a young man to become a physician, Charles C. Inman has loved being a doctor with a passion. He talks about his career and

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Why the MHA backs the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015, with changes

MENTAL HEALTHCARE reform finally might be here — with some adjustments. On June 16, President and CEO of Mental Health America (MHA) Paul Gionfriddo testified in front of the U.S.