The Florida Legislature, during a special session in 2003, passed landmark legislation placing caps on non-economic damages in medical negligence cases, which became effective on September 15, 2003.
The Heartbleed bug is a software glitch that has gone undetected for an extended period of time. Experts are not sure if hackers have even been aware of the flaw.
I have been in the nursing profession for over 25 years, and experienced firsthand more waves of changes to our health care system, and more nursing shortages than I can count.
With Florida's demographics changing and health care provider shortages on the rise, telemedicine enables patients who are in remote areas of Florida or who do not have access to specialists to obtain services.
Is the ICD-10 delay leaving you feeling frustrated? Do you feel like you’ve wasted your time and money on preparation and training? Trying to figure out what to do next?
As President-Elect of South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum (SFHEF), I am most proud of the contributions our organization makes to the profession of healthcare executive leadership.
After reading about the Grand Rapids, MI doctor who was suspended from practice because she identified a patient on Facebook when a nurse uploaded a photo of the patient’s rear end, I was amazed that most people don’t realize the basic “do’s and don’ts” of social media
Residents and staff at the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center had cause for celebration recently as they marked the one-year anniversary of the move to their new home in Riviera Beach.