Lakeland Regional Health

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 continue to be critical issues in the realm of Florida healthcare, the rapidly evolving economic and legal landscape will play a role in where to …

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On the Pulse: Physicians and medical staff new to the area expand available patient services

THE GOINGS-ON in the medical field never slows down, even as spring turns to lazy summer! New providers, new procedures, and new successes are happening every day at your friendly Central Florida healthcare providers’ offices, clinics, and hospitals. This edition’s On the Pulse highlights new physicians and medical staff to the area, recertifications and re-accreditations, …

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On the Pulse: A growing medical community, county health rankings, and more

THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY in the region is growing, with new physicians and services for residents. The Florida Department of Health in Polk County continues to measure health outcomes and released its sixth County Health Rankings & Roadmaps study. The study helps county officials identify areas of strength and weakness, and recognize necessary action needed to …

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Q&A: Weighing your risk for osteoporosis

We interviewed Dr. Raul B. Tallo, a rheumatologist with Lakeland Regional Health, about the bone disease osteoporosis. Central Florida Health News (CFHN): Who is more prone to osteoporosis? Is it an elderly person’s disease? A women’s disease?

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