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After legal war, Jackson Health’s Doral hospital to be done in 2020

With a major change in state law on hospitals this month, Jackson Health System is moving forward with its plans to open José Milton Memorial Hospital at the Jackson West Medical Center in Doral. The county-owned health…

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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