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Florida faces potentially crippling nursing shortage

The healthcare industry is scrambling to head off a predicted nursing shortage that could be devasting to patient care. “Baseline forecasts show that Florida will face a shortage of registered nurses by 2025 that is capable of…

Job market for nurses full of new opportunities

Job market for nurses full of new opportunities

Due to factors ranging from an oncoming retirement wave to regional shortages, the job market for nurses is full of opportunities and benefits, including competitive salary offerings and a multitude…

Baptist Health South Florida standardizing all practices

Baptist Health South Florida standardizing all practices

Baptist Health South Florida has found a way to put medical evidence to work for its patients, creating a committee to oversee the standardization of medical practices across the clinical…

Miami Cancer Institute is near completion

Miami Cancer Institute is near completion

With rapid construction, the state-of-the-art Miami Cancer Institute is near completion. In mid-October the first round of employees will be moving in, said a spokesperson for Baptist Health South Florida.…

Wynwood businesses hammered in Zika war

Wynwood businesses hammered in Zika war

Leaders of the Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID) say the neighborhood has been unfairly singled out in the battle against the Zika virus and that has created a false sense…

Medical marijuana could mean big money for Miami-Dade

Medical marijuana could mean big money for Miami-Dade

Developing an economic impact study for an activity that will become legal is challenging without actual data, but a report by the county administration analyzed anticipated jobs and sales for…

Factors keeping healthcare costs steady

Factors keeping healthcare costs steady

A variety of factors has helped keep healthcare costs steady, observers say. “Growth in healthcare spending has remained relatively stable in the United States, Florida and South Florida,” said Karoline…

America’s opioid abuse problem hits home in Miami

America’s opioid abuse problem hits home in Miami

America’s opioid abuse problem, once thought to be a killer vice only for inner-city junkies, is now a country-wide epidemic affecting even Miami. The good news is that solutions are…

MIAMI cell demand is on the rise

MIAMI cell demand is on the rise

MIAMI cell demand is on the rise after a successful national release early last year and continuous better-than-expected positive results in patients with bone defects. According to Dr. H. Thomas…

Legislature’s bills could alter hospital surgery

Legislature’s bills could alter hospital surgery

Two bills currently before the Florida Legislature would have far-reaching consequences for traditional hospitals if they become law, observers say. One would increase the length of time patients could stay…

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