Transplant Institute of Florida provides new service in Pinellas County

 

A new kidney transplant program serving the Tampa Bay area is on track for launch this spring, with a renowned transplant surgeon at the helm facilitating the program’s development.

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Protecting Volunteer Physicians

Florida’s Sovereign Immunity Law strongest in nation

 

A vital piece of legislation that many physicians remain unaware of makes it easier for them to volunteer at the state’s free and charitable clinics: Florida’s robust sovereign immunity (SI) law, considered the strongest of its kind in the nation.

By JULIE PARKER

Practicing Medicine without Politics

Volunteer physicians enjoy camaraderie at free clinics, made possible by state’s strong sovereign immunity law

 

Every Monday afternoon, retired Clearwater cardiologist Paul Kudelko, DO, FACC, heads to the Clearwater Free Clinic in Clearwater to volunteer with third-year residents from Nova Southeastern University near Fort Lauderdale. He’ll return on Thursday morning to see patients.

By JULIE PARKER

Largo Medical Center to Debut Kidney Transplant Program

Transplant Institute of Florida provides new service in Pinellas County

 

A new kidney transplant program serving the Tampa Bay area is on track for launch this spring, with a renowned transplant surgeon at the helm facilitating the program’s development.

By LUCY SCHULTZE

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Murray L. Shames, MD

Program Director, Vascular Surgery Residency Fellowship, University of South Florida at Tampa General Hospital

 

TAMPA - Ask Murray Shames about his goal, and there is not a trace of uncertainty in his answer: “Build the best vascular surgery residency program in the country.”

By JEFF WEBB

Exodus from Private Practice

For doctors to focus solely on patient in post-ACA era, collective bargaining is needed

 

It’s reasonable to say the outlook for physician providers is grim.

By J.B. BITAR, MD, FACC, and SUSAN BITAR, MSN, RN

Hillsborough County Medical Association News

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

 

InterContinental Hotel, Kennedy & Westshore Blvds.

 

HCMA Presidential Installation Dinner Meeting

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Count of botulism cases tied to Ohio church meal risesChron.comLANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — The numbers of confirmed and suspected cases of botulism tied to a central Ohio church potluck have risen as officials try to pinpoint the source of the illnesses. An Ohio Department of Health spokesman tells The Columbus ...and more »

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 05:23

Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily AspirinKUERFor all the good aspirin can do in preventing second heart attacks and strokes, taking it daily can boost some risks, too — of ulcers, for example, and of bleeding in the brain or gut. iStockphoto. We've all heard that an aspirin a day can keep heart disease at ...and more »

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 04:50

Miami HeraldThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Medical Teams Dispatched to HelpNew York Times4:45 p.m. (1100 GMT). Doctors Without Borders is sending eight teams to provide medical aid and other relief in Nepal. The group says four of the teams were trying to crossing the border from India's Bihar state, a team from New Delhi is heading to ...Don't forget consumers and patients in the Trans-Pacific PartnershipThe Hill (blog)Doctors Without Borders despatch 8 teams to NepalTODAYonlineall 7 news articles »

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 06:43

TheBlaze.comGuess How Much TV Is Considered Too Much for KindergartnersTheBlaze.comNew research shows that for kindergartners and first-graders just an hour of TV a day could be too much for a healthy waistline. The study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics analyzed data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey and ...TV & Child ObesityWILX-TVHour of TV a Day Linked to Weight Gain in KindergartnersPsychCentral.com (blog)Watching TV even for an hour daily may result in Weight GainMaine News OnlineGazette Reviewall 21 news articles »

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