Scott calls for Congressional action on Zika funding

With 70 confirmed cases resulting from Florida mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, Gov. Rick Scott traveled to D.C. on Tuesday to implore Congress to break a deadlock on federal funding to combat the disease, which can cause severe birth defe

09/13/2016 | admin | 0

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FREE Webinar for DCMS Members: MU 2016 – Meeting the HIE Measure

Learn more about the MU 2016 requirement and earn free CME!

09/12/2016 | admin | 0

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Scott going to Washington next week on Zika issue

Gov. Rick Scott next week will go to Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to fund the fight against the mosquito-borne Zika virus, as the disease continues to be detected in Miami-Dade County.

09/12/2016 | admin | 0

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St. Vincent’s Creates New Housing Outreach Program for Senior Citizens

St. Vincent’s HealthCare, part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system, has created a new program for senior citizens through its Mobile Health Outreach Ministry.

09/12/2016 | admin | 0

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Nelson, Rubio blast lack of progress on Zika funding

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio expressed frustration Tuesday after the U.S. Senate could not agree on a funding plan to help combat the spread of the Zika virus in Florida and other states.

09/07/2016 | admin | 0

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Baptist Health honors physicians at local hospitals

Baptist Health honored dozens of physicians this year for outstanding service in areas of compassionate care, teaching/sharing knowledge, professional collaboration and more.

09/01/2016 | admin | 0

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Dr. Mobeen Rathore honored as Physician of the Year

Mobeen H. Rathore, MD, was honored as the “Physician of the Year 2016” by Baptist Health System.

08/30/2016 | admin | 0

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Lawmakers call for use of modified mosquitoes in Zika fight

Incoming leaders of the Florida House said Monday they will urge the federal government to allow the use of genetically engineered mosquitoes to help fight the Zika virus.

08/29/2016 | admin | 0

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Florida picks up 15 travel-related Zika cases

Fifteen new cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus were reported Friday in Florida, all tied to people who brought the disease into the state after getting infected elsewhere.

08/26/2016 | admin | 0

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Health officials issue mosquito-borne illness advisory

The Fl Dept of Health in Duval Co today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Duval. A human case of West Nile illness has been confirmed & there is a concern that additional residents will become ill.

08/25/2016 | admin | 0

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