National Medical News

What’s Happening to our Safety Net? | Shepherd’s Hope, Marni Stahlman, National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, Colin McRae, Congressional Budget Office, Affordable Care Act, ACA, free clinics, charity clinics, Florida Hospital, Lars Houmann, nation’s busiest emergency rooms, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, University of Florida (UF) Health Cancer Center, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Lucerne Hospital, South Seminole Hospital, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, David Strong, Central Florida Regional Hospital.
What’s Happening to our Safety Net?

Changes, challenges of free clinics and covering the uninsured

America’s free and charity clinics are undergoing a transformation, and not necessarily in a good way.

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JULIE PARKER

Shepherding a Flock | Shepherd’s Hope, Marni Stahlman, Affordable Care Act, ACA, free clinics, charity clinics, safety net, nation’s busiest emergency rooms, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, University of Florida (UF) Health Cancer Center, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Lucerne Hospital, South Seminole Hospital, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, Central Florida Regional Hospital, Nemours, Sand Lake Imaging
Shepherding a Flock

How Shepherd’s Hope bucked trend with innovative healthcare model and thriving network of free clinics

During a critical time when free and charitable clinics for the uninsured in the United States are under increased economic pressure and in some cases closing, one nonprofit healthcare provider has adopted an unduplicated, recognized national model so highly regarded that its principal leaders were invited in 2012 to the White House as part of a delegation to discuss national intervention strategies for the uninsured.

 

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JULIE PARKER

By the Numbers: The Latest Stats on Cancer | Cancer, Oncology, Cancer Death Rates, Mortality Rates, American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts & Figures 2015, Lung Cancer, Breast, Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Margaret Foti, Julie Fleshman, John Seffrin, Precision Medicine Initiative
By the Numbers: The Latest Stats on Cancer

Death rates down, more work awaits

As the ‘official sponsor of birthdays,’ the American Cancer Society (ACS) found a reason to rejoice in their latest report – Cancer Facts & Figures 2015.

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CINDY SANDERS

Personalized Messaging | Healthcare Marketing, Chris Bevolo, Target Marketing, Target Audience, Digital Marketing, Content Marketing, ReviveHealth, Interval Health, Joe Public
Personalized Messaging

A marketing manifesto

With better understanding of the human genome, physicians and researchers have opened up exciting new lines of personalized medicine where providers deliver radiation with pinpoint accuracy and tailor treatments to fit a patient’s unique needs.

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CINDY SANDERS

Use of InterStim® Therapy Continues to Expand | Dr. Land Renfroe, Dr. Jeff Clark, InterStim®, Medtronic, Dr. Chuck Secrest
Use of InterStim® Therapy Continues to Expand

Oxford physician leads region in InterStim procedures for OAB and FI sufferers

When InterStim® therapy was FDA-approved in March 2011 for treating patients with fecal incontinence (FI) – 14 years after the federal agency approved it for use on overactive bladders (OAB) – only a scant number of specialty-trained urologists around the country began offering the innovative sacral neuromodulation therapy for bladder and bowel control.

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JULIE PARKER