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The Palm Beach Post
Seniors key to talks about dental plans for poorRecently, I was part of a delegation sent to Tallahassee by the Palm Beach Coun
Seniors key to talks about dental plans for poor
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
Recently, I was part of a delegation sent to Tallahassee by the Palm Beach County Partnership for Aging (PFA) to address SB 994 and HB 0819. These bills request, but do not require, that AHCA (Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration) provide... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Abortion restrictions pass House panel after debateTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - After a passionate debate, a House panel on Tuesday approve
Abortion restrictions pass House panel after debate
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - After a passionate debate, a House panel on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging bill that would place more regulations on abortion clinics and address issues such as the sale or donation of fetal tissue. The House Health Care... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida Legislature 2016: Abortion restrictions pass House panelAfter a passionate debate, a House panel on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging bil
Florida Legislature 2016: Abortion restrictions pass House panel
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 8 days ago
After a passionate debate, a House panel on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging bill that would place more regulations on abortion clinics and address issues such as the sale or donation of fetal tissue. The House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Man, 61, dies after attack in nursing homeJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A local man died last week after police said he was hit in
Man, 61, dies after attack in nursing home
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 12 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A local man died last week after police said he was hit in the head with a dresser drawer during an altercation at a Northside nursing home. According to police, Lucius Dunbar, 61, was attacked Jan. 2 at Harts Harbor Health Care... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida Legislature 2016: terroristic threats, health careFlorida senators Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would provide lega
Florida Legislature 2016: terroristic threats, health care
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
Florida senators Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would provide legal protections to good Samaritans who break into locked cars to rescue vulnerable animals and people. The Senate voted 38-0 to pass the bill (HB 131), a day after it also... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville police investigate nursing home death involving residents with dementiaA 61-year-old Jacksonville nursing home resident has died following a New Year’
Jacksonville police investigate nursing home death involving residents with dementia
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
A 61-year-old Jacksonville nursing home resident has died following a New Year’s weekend attack by another client at the Northside nursing home where they both lived, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The police report detailing the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida senators back health care transparency costs billA Senate budget panel Thursday approved a bill that seeks to increase transpare
Florida senators back health care transparency costs bill
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
A Senate budget panel Thursday approved a bill that seeks to increase transparency about health-care costs, but the measure drew pointed questions from some lawmakers. The bill, approved Thursday in a 6-2 vote by the Senate Health and Human Services... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Senate panel backs wide-ranging abortion billTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A divided Senate committee Tuesday approved a plan that wou
Senate panel backs wide-ranging abortion bill
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 15 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A divided Senate committee Tuesday approved a plan that would increase regulations on abortion clinics and would delve into controversies about fetal tissue and the definitions of trimesters during pregnancy. The bill (SB 1722),... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Health care panel finds issues in Florida’s medical industryTALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's Commission on Health Care and Hospital Funding
Health care panel finds issues in Florida’s medical industry
Naples Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's Commission on Health Care and Hospital Funding met for the last time Tuesday and released a summary of its observations, which concluded that Florida's medical industry lacks transparency in pricing, includes too many... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Judge recuses self in case of embattled dentistJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Dr. Howard S. Schneider, the pediatric dentist who faced a
Judge recuses self in case of embattled dentist
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 23 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Dr. Howard S. Schneider, the pediatric dentist who faced allegations of mistreatment of pediatric patients, will have a new judge in his Medicaid fraud case. Judge Angela Cox has taken over the case after Judge Mark Hulsey... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida Legislature 2016: Paramedics' public records exemptionThe Florida Senate on Friday took up the bill (SB 320) that would create a publ
Florida Legislature 2016: Paramedics' public records exemption
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 26 days ago
The Florida Senate on Friday took up the bill (SB 320) that would create a public-records exemption for information about paramedics and emergency-medical technicians. The bill, filed by Sen. Garrett Richter, R-Naples, would prevent the release of... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Finding space: Lee Memorial officials get update on Coconut Point Medical VillageMedical teams with the Lee Memorial Health System are preparing mock layouts of
Finding space: Lee Memorial officials get update on Coconut Point Medical Village
Naples Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Medical teams with the Lee Memorial Health System are preparing mock layouts of future working space in the Coconut Point Medical Village in Estero. Using space within the 150,000-square-foot complex as efficiently as possible to create an... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Task force created after Barbara Dawson's deathCALHOUN COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Changes are coming to Calhoun-Liberty Hospit
Task force created after Barbara Dawson's death
WJHG Panama City / Posted 30 days ago
CALHOUN COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Changes are coming to Calhoun-Liberty Hospital following the death of a patient in their care last month. Hospital CEO Ruth Attaway helped create a task force, consisting of medical professionals and community... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
As session starts, hospitals face new cuts, regulationsTALLAHASSEE – It could be déjà vu all over again for hospitals in Florida. Onc
As session starts, hospitals face new cuts, regulations
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
TALLAHASSEE – It could be déjà vu all over again for hospitals in Florida. Once again, they are facing budget cuts and new regulations at the onset of the 2016 legislative session, which starts today, much as they did last year. But the political... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Calhoun Liberty Hospital, Civil Rights Leader Announce Hospital Task ForceNews Release: Calhoun Liberty HospitalJanuary 11, 2016 BLOUNTSTOWN, FL -- Calh
Calhoun Liberty Hospital, Civil Rights Leader Announce Hospital Task Force
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 30 days ago
News Release: Calhoun Liberty HospitalJanuary 11, 2016 BLOUNTSTOWN, FL -- Calhoun Liberty Hospital CEO Ruth Attaway and Rev. R.B. Holmes, Chairperson of the Tallahassee Chapter of the National Action Network and pastor of Bethel Missionary Baptist... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
New Police Dash-Cam Video Shows Arrest of Woman Who Died After Being Forced From Florida HospitalBLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. - Lawyers for the family of a Florida woman who died after po
New Police Dash-Cam Video Shows Arrest of Woman Who Died After Being Forced From Florida Hospital
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 1 months ago
BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. - Lawyers for the family of a Florida woman who died after police forced her out of a hospital in handcuffs released police dash-cam video today from her arrest last month, capturing some of her last moments alive. Barbara Dawson,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Dash-cam video: Woman lay in hospital parking lot 18 minutes, later diedA woman who collapsed and later died after being forcibly removed from a Florid
Dash-cam video: Woman lay in hospital parking lot 18 minutes, later died
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
A woman who collapsed and later died after being forcibly removed from a Florida hospital lay in the parking lot beside a police officer’s car for nearly 18 minutes before a doctor readmitted her, according to police dash-cam audio and video released... Read more
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The News & Observer
Dash-cam video: Woman lay in hospital parking lot 18 minutes, later died | News & Observer January 7, 2016 2:39 PM Barbara Dawson was forcibly remo
Dash-cam video: Woman lay in hospital parking lot 18 minutes, later died
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
| News & Observer January 7, 2016 2:39 PM Barbara Dawson was forcibly removed from the hospital... Read more
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Daily Mail
Video shows final moments of woman who was ejected from hospital'I can't breathe': Dashcam video captures agonizing final moments of Florida wo
Video shows final moments of woman who was ejected from hospital
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
'I can't breathe': Dashcam video captures agonizing final moments of Florida woman who collapsed after being removed from a hospital and was left lying in parking lot for 18 minutes before being readmitted Barbara Dawson died after being escorted by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Woman accused of faking illness diesTallahassee, Florida - A Florida woman who collapsed and later died after being
Woman accused of faking illness dies
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
Tallahassee, Florida - A Florida woman who collapsed and later died after being arrested for refusing to leave a rural hospital emergency room may have lived if medical staff and police had not assumed she was faking illness, her lawyers said on... Read more
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