FHInews

VITAS Names Cloyd Thomas Jr. Associate General Manager of Hospice Care in Broward County

Cloyd Thomas Jr. is now associate general manager of the VITAS Healthcare team that provides hospice care to patients and their families throughout Broward County, Florida. Thomas, an Ohio native, comes to the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care from a managerial career in finance, business services, customer service and healthcare sectors. "At VITAS, we make a difference every day in...

read more

JFHC responds to impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Home Health Needs of the Elderly

Q&A with Teresa Duvall, CEO, Jewish Family Home Care Jewish Family Home Care (JFHC) has risen to the challenge of caring for its 600-plus elderly home health clients during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Many of the Broward County based not-for-profit agency’s clients suffer from chronic diseases or are recovering from surgery or strokes. They receive care from JFHC’s home health aides. What...

read more

Floridians Now Able to Find Mental Healthcare Through Free Matching Service

With need for therapy and counseling surging during the pandemic, free & confidential Mental Health Match uses technology from online dating to match Floridians to the mental health providers who best meet their needs. In response to the increased need for therapy services coming from the coronavirus pandemic, Mental Health Match, a free and confidential service that instantly matches...

read more

Rolando Garcia, MD, Elected as Region Representative for Florida Orthopaedic Society

Dr. Rolando Garcia, a Miami-based spine surgeon and the first surgeon in Florida to perform spinal disc replacement surgery, has been elected to serve as the Region 5 (South Florida) representative for the Florida Orthopaedic Society (FOS) Board of Directors. The FOS was founded to raise the standards of orthopaedic practices by providing ongoing education, networking, recognition and...

read more

New COVID-19 Editorial: Examining Heart Issues After Recovery

The coronavirus disease is wreaking havoc on the health of communities throughout the world and may have lasting cardiac effects on those who have recovered from the virus. Early observations show that up to a third of patients who have been hospitalized with COVID-19 have evidence of heart involvement. In an article published online on June 26 in the journal Heart Rhythm, lead author Raul...

read more

Respected Surgeon Unveils Systemic Tragedies of a Broken U.S. Healthcare System

Healthcare From The Trenches now an Amazon #1 Bestselling Book Miami, Florida – Dr. Alejandro Badia is no stranger to the flaws and frustrations of the U.S. healthcare system. A leading hand surgeon with a medical degree from NYU, multiple accolades, and decades of experience, Dr. Badia has spent more than a quarter-century in the trenches of U.S. healthcare. His new book Healthcare from the...

read more