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Carnival Cruises treats ill staff in house

Carnival Cruise Lines’ on-site medical facility for Miami-based employees has seen nearly 300 employees since it opened in June. For Miami-based Carnival employees, non-emergency medical needs can now be taken care of at the office. Instead of…

Mt. Sinai gets emergency room boost

Mt. Sinai gets emergency room boost

Mt. Sinai Medical Center is getting a new emergency room facility, with the help of a hefty grant approved recently by the Miami Beach City Commission. The $15 million grant…

UM research lands stem cell deal

After 15 years of University of Miami research on a unique adult bone marrow-derived stem cell and on a process that leaves the cell in a relatively pure form, the…

Doctors fight expanding non-MD roles

Doctors fight expanding non-MD roles

Doctors, nurses and physician assistants often work together, yet they’re not always on the same team when it comes to legislation. That’s currently the case with bills before the Florida…

Plans laid for Jackson bonds oversight

Plans laid for Jackson bonds oversight

Progress is being made on legislation needed to create a new oversight board for Jackson Health System that would monitor how Jackson spends $830 million in public bond funding. The…

Obamacare not raising Miami hospital use

Obamacare not raising Miami hospital use

South Florida health care providers are readying for the new era of insurance under the Affordable Care Act, yet come Jan. 1 next year -– the date heralding the activation…

Air infection controls speeding recoveries

Air infection controls speeding recoveries

The Victoria Nursing & Rehabilitation Center’s newly installed Novaerus Airborne Infection Control system is helping cut significant time from the recovery period of patients with health care associated infections. About…

Big health insurance hikes coming

Health insurance companies are expected to jack up rates in Florida for people who buy their own policies and for small businesses to a lesser degree as the federal Affordable…

Jackson bonds: $1.4 billion cost to repay

Jackson bonds: $1.4 billion cost to repay

If voters approve a proposal for $830 million in public funding for Jackson Health System, the total cost is likely to be around $1.41 billion. It would mean the county…

County Snickers At Snickers – M&Ms Too

County Snickers At Snickers – M&Ms Too

Healthy snacks battled Snickers bars, Raisinets and Peanut M&Ms for space in county vending machines last week, with a commission committee deciding that 20% of slots should be required…

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