Comprehensive burn services complement HCA hospital’s trauma center

BRADENTON—When Blake Medical Center opened its new $3 million burn center last month – to complement its status as the undisputed trauma care provider for Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties for the most severe injuries – it came with the designation as the only one of its kind located between Tampa and Miami.

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Blake Medical Opens Only Burn Center between Tampa and Miami

Comprehensive burn services complement HCA hospital’s trauma center

BRADENTON—When Blake Medical Center opened its new $3 million burn center last month – to complement its status as the undisputed trauma care provider for Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties for the most severe injuries – it came with the designation as the only one of its kind located between Tampa and Miami.

By JULIE PARKER

HIT: Optimization Through Integration

You can love it, hate it, fear it or revere it … but technology has become an integral part of healthcare processes on both a clinical and operational level. Therefore, you might as well learn to optimize it.

By CINDY SANDERS

Benefitting from Return on Engagement

Unique data-driven platform propels Medical News’ website re-launch

When Tampa Bay Medical News’ website is re-launched this month, it will feature arguably the most advanced business-to-business (B2B) platform in the industry. 

By JULIE PARKER

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Kay Shawchuck, MD

Womens Care Florida, Breast Care Specialists

ST. PETERSBURG - When Kay Shawchuck moved to St. Petersburg last fall, she marveled at how many people were paddle-boarding on the Tampa Bay waterfront. “It looked like a blast,” said the energetic 55-year-old, so she took the plunge – literally.

By JEFF WEBB

Practical Advice for a HIPAA-Compliant Organization

History can be useful in guiding our future actions, and it’s generally considered wise to learn from past mistakes. Healthcare providers have an advantage here, because we can learn from the HIPAA violations of others to avoid similar pitfalls and penalties.  This article explores the most common violations reported in 2014 and provides insight for preventing them in your own organization.

By GAIL BLOUNT, VISHAL DAVE

Los Angeles TimesMost Americans - including smokers - think cigarettes should be harder to getLos Angeles TimesYou have to be 21 to buy alcohol in the U.S., and most Americans agree that the same age requirement should apply for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products. A study conducted by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...Should you have to be 21 to buy cigarettes? Most Americans say yes.Washington PostMost Americans Favor Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21: CDCPhilly.comMajority of Americans Agree You Should Be 21 to Buy TobaccoTIMESCVNEWS.com -FOX43.comall 40 news articles »

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 19:18

The Monitor Daily'Vampires' keep doctors in the dark for fear of stereotyping: studyReutersSALMON, Idaho It is not easy being a vampire, and even harder to come out of the coffin to a physician or therapist for fear they will misinterpret the habit of ingesting the blood of willing donors or succumb to stereotyping, a study finds. Research ...ISU professor: Self-identified vampires challenge cliniciansKBOI-TVSelf-Identified vampires subject of study by ISU Professor DJ Williams ...Idaho State Universityall 13 news articles »

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 19:26

People MagazineProject Semicolon Empowers People Who Suffer from DepressionPeople MagazineSupporters of Project Semicolon, which describes itself as "a faith-based non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and love to those who are struggling with depression, suicide, addiction and self-injury," are getting the grammatical symbol ...Semicolons Are All Over Social Media! Find Out WhyYouth Health MagzineWhy semicolon tattoos are giving hope and breaking down stigmaStuff.co.nzSemicolon tattoos shine light on mental healthWOKVall 35 news articles »

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 18:50

Vocal RepublicIndoor Tanning Beds Use Down, but Officials Still Warn of Melanoma RiskPioneer NewsThe use of indoor tanning may be on the climb, but apparently that might not affect the rise in melanoma deaths over the next few years. Indeed, the use of tanning rates has decreased from 5.5 percent of the population to 4.2 percent of the population, ...Indoor Tanning May Be On The DeclineUniversity HeraldIndoor Tanning on Decline, CDC Study ShowsWallStreet OTCIndoor tanning rates droppingVocal Republicall 15 news articles »

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 00:07

KSAT San AntonioProstate Cancer: Prevent It!KSAT San AntonioThe longer a man lives, the more likely he is to get prostate cancer at some point. Overall, one in seven men will be diagnosed with it in their lifetime. And the traditional test to spot it…the PSA test, has several drawbacks, including possible ...'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer PatientsPhysicians News DigestWhy are Some Diseases Screened for But Not Others?NDTVMore men with prostate cancer are opting for surveillanceVocal Republicall 35 news articles »

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 15:02

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