Eight hospitals have evacuated patients in the wake of Hurricane Michael, although five of those remain open for emergency patients. HCA Healthcare and Universal Health Services are among those transferring patients out of damaged facilities.
The largest hospitals in Panama City, Fla., are shutting down and evacuating patients due to heavy damage from Hurricane Michael.
A combination of scale and operational savvy honed over its 50-year history has made HCA the well-oiled, well-managed corporate machine it is today.
During his nearly eight years in office, Florida Gov. Rick Scott was required to file forms disclosing his investments. Now that he is running for U.S. Senate, however, his wife is also required to reveal her own investments — and they seem to mirror those in Scott's trust.
The boards governing Indian River Medical Center, of Vero Beach, Fla., have approved a series of agreements for the county hospital to join the Cleveland Clinic health system.
Cleveland Clinic and Martin Health System have signed a definitive agreement for the Florida-based three-hospital system to become a full member of the Clinic, pending federal and state regulatory reviews.
Like its namesake, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital isn't satisfied standing pat. The Hollywood, Fla., hospital is adding floors and has been pushing northward, expanding its services to Palm Beach County. New CEO Caitlin Beck Stella talks about the hospital's growth strategy.
Advocates say the single biggest factor in expanding Medicaid in balky states has been the election of a governor who supports it.
Lakeland Regional Health and Orlando Health lasted less than a year as integrated partners and will break up on Sept. 30.
Molina Healthcare won a contract to serve Medicaid members in two of Florida's 11 regions after challenging the state's initial contract awards, which shut the insurer out of the lucrative Florida Medicaid market.
Dr. R. Lawrence Moss, a well-known pediatric surgeon and researcher, will be the new CEO of Nemours Children's Health System. He replaces Dr. David Bailey, who is retiring.
As Florida experiences a wave of independent hospitals looking for partners, Cleveland Clinic is seizing the opportunity to establish a network of hospitals in the southeastern region of the Sunshine State.