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PS podcast: Gaetz argues for Senate plan to help uninsured

On News Talk 1370 WCOA’s Pensacola Speaks, I talked with Sen. Don Gaetz on how the Florida Senate wants to provide health coverage for the…

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Quint Studer named one of the most interesting entrepreneurs in healthcare today

The Becker Hospital Review has published its list of the nine most interesting and intelligent entrepreneurs in healthcare today. Quint Studer, founder of Studer Group,…

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TaxWatch recommends more state funding for mental health

Seeing getting help for those battling mental issues as a public safety issue, Florida TaxWatch wants the state to increase funding for mental health service,…

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Florida Senate panel moves to expand health coverage

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Trying to build momentum amid continued opposition from House leaders, a Senate panel Tuesday approved a plan…

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West Florida Hospital named to Top 100 Hospitals list

Modern Healthcare released a list of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals, and West Florida Hospital made that list in the large community hospital section. The…

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IN Rising Star Hong Tran promoted

Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute has selected IN Rising Star Hong Tran as operations services director. Tran has been at Baptist Health Care for 10…

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Local HPV program earns national recognition

An HPV vaccination awareness program led by Dr. Julie DeCesare, OB/GYN residency program director for Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola, has received national recognition from the…

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Viewpoint: State of Local Healthcare Past Ridiculous

By Suzie Farthing, RN I am incredibly frustrated with the state of healthcare in our community. Things have gotten past the point of being ridiculous….

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Scott includes funds for healthcare for poor and uninsured in his budget

The “Low Income Pool” program, known as the LIP program, is the safety healthcare safety net for the poor, providing $1 billion a year to…

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