Clearwater Free Clinic provides significant medical services to community

 

CLEARWATER—A 62-year-old woman retired early from Pinellas County Schools as a result of being an insulin-dependent diabetic with additional chronic health issues.

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Healing the Underserved

Clearwater Free Clinic provides significant medical services to community

 

CLEARWATER—A 62-year-old woman retired early from Pinellas County Schools as a result of being an insulin-dependent diabetic with additional chronic health issues.

By JULIE PARKER

Facilitating the Practice of Telemedicine

Legislature, FMA support legislative action to reimburse telemedicine for same rate as in-clinic visit and other benefits

 

By the time state lawmakers meet March 3 for the 2015 opening legislative session, legislation bringing Florida to the forefront of telemedicine may very well need only the polishing of a few details.

By JULIE PARKER

Providing a Helping Hand

Florida’s free and charitable clinics receive $4.5 million in state funding

 

For the first time in Florida’s history, state lawmakers have allocated $4.5 million to free and charitable clinics across the state that provide primary and specialty care services to uninsured and low-income, underserved residents.

By JULIE PARKER

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Thomas Trinchetto, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota

 

SARASOTA - Thomas Trinchetto chuckles when someone comments on his Italian surname by saying “Oh, I know a Trinchetto.” Politely, he tells them “No, you don’t there was only one,” and the lineage is very short.

By JEFF WEBB

Team Web Design: More Bang for Your Buck

Think hard about your practice’s web site. Is it performing well, or have you experienced a slump in your business, and your bottom line? Consider the following questions:

By KRISTEN SCOTT

March 2015

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

 

People MagazineMoving: Mother of 3 redefines beauty with inspirational bikini photoKXRMA photo of a proud mother in a bikini is being shared across several social media platforms. Her name is Rachel Hollis. Hollis is the founder of The Chic, a party planning, wedding event site. Now, people know her as the woman who inspired others to be ...Most uplifting stories of the weekUSA TODAYMom Whose Inspirational Bikini Photo Went Viral: 'I Hope Other Women Pick Up ...People Magazineall 26 news articles »

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 15:51

New York Daily NewsDog learns to walk on four artificial limbsNew York Daily NewsBrutus, a 2-year-old rottweiler from Loveland, Colo., is only the second pup to receive four prosthetics, and he is back on his feet after a few months of training and therapy. "He just has these little peg legs to get around on and he does a pretty good job inside ...Dog learns to walk on 4 artificial limbsChicago Daily NewsDog walks again … on artificial limbswnep.comQuadruple amputee dog learns to walk with new limbsfox5sandiego.comThe Inquisitr -KTLA -UPI.comall 76 news articles »

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 18:38

WOWTNebraska health care worker being monitored for Ebola has unrelated health ...ReutersMarch 29 (Reuters) - One of five people being monitored by an Omaha, Nebraska medical center after possible exposure to the Ebola virus in West Africa has been hospitalized for a health problem unrelated to Ebola, health officials said on Sunday.Ebola Update: US Patient Under Monitoring Suffers Cardiac Arrest While JoggingInternational Business TimesReuters News - Nebraska wellness care worker getting monitored for Ebola has ...Chicago Daily NewsPerson Being Watched for Ebola Hospitalized with Heart IssueNBC NebraskaKMTVall 15 news articles »

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 17:59

Chippewa HeraldPain never ended for one veteranChippewa HeraldJason Bishop, 39, a C130 loadmaster in the Air Force, says he struggled for more than a decade to find a solution to the chronic pain in his left arm. After meeting Dr. David Houlihan, chief of staff at the Tomah VA medical center, Bishop thought he'd received ...Senate, House to hold joint field hearing on Tomah VAWEAUWhistleblowers, Families to Speak at Tomah VA Congressional HearingWSAWA WI veteran revealed receiving high dosage of medication from Tomah VA ...American RegisterMinneapolis Star Tribune -MiamiHerald.comall 27 news articles »

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 22:00

FortuneKen Burns talks to Fortune about his latest project: a history of cancerFortuneThe acclaimed filmmaker discusses his new PBS documentary 'Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,' and his personal connection to the disease. Cancer is the fastest growing disease on Earth. It plagues nearly 1.7 million Americans each year, and over the ...TV picks for March 30: 'Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,' Kal Penn, Justin ...Minneapolis Star TribuneKen Burns speaks about Cancer in New documentaryThe Market BusinessKen Burns tackles history of cancerUSA TODAYKansas City Star -The Seattle Times -Philly.comall 44 news articles »

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 17:01

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