Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Telemedicine evolving, impacting health care of state’s over 65s

The Federal Communication Commission brought its Connect2HealthFCC task force to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville on Wednesday for a Broadband Health Summit. The message delivered by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, FCC commissioner...

Sanford Burnham faculty decides to leave institute

The Sanford Burnham faculty in Lake Nona likely will start leaving the beleaguered institute in the coming months as their leaders explore options to save the research center. The faculty recently came to a...

Is my mole cancerous? Miami health-tech startup is developing a hand-held device to evaluate...

Chances are you have looked at a mole or irregularity on your skin and thought that maybe you should see a doctor about it. And, chances are, you didn’t. Yet, there are...

SegAna startup pitches ‘phantom lung’ innovation, seeks investors

It wasn’t long after retiring to Orlando three years ago that Rodney Bosley got restless and began searching for another entrepreneurial challenge. The concept for a lung simulator, which can help oncologists...

Health system partners with startup on telehealth expansion

Miami Children’s Health System is harnessing the potential of telemedicine to deliver better care to its patients. The parent organization of Nicklaus Children's Hospital announced this week that it will partner with...

UCF, UF planned to partner on taking over Sanford Burnham

UCF planned to join the University of Florida in its now-delayed quest to take over Sanford Burnham, Orlando’s leading medical research center, internal emails from the two universities show. The emails leading...

Can UF deliver on promises Burnham couldn’t?

  Sanford Burnham Prebys couldn't make life sciences research work in Orlando. After less than 10 years, the California-based research institute's Lake Nona operation is running out of money. Read more here.

Tavistock names former Cleveland Clinic exec as new health innovation officer

Tavistock Group and Lake Nona Institute welcomed a new executive who can help push the area forward as a medical hub. Thomas Graham, former chief innovation officer of Cleveland Clinic, has joined Tavistock as...

MDLIVE expands dermatology services with partnership

Health care technology company MDLIVE is expanding its telemedicine services into the realm of dermatology with a new partnership. The Sunrise-based company announced last week that it is teaming up with DermatologistOnCall...

Doing Business in Medical City: Panelists share take on tech innovation

There's plenty of science experiments and innovation going on at Lake Nona's 600-acre Medical City life sciences hub, and a few of the leaders for some of the top organizations in...
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