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Released: 5-Sep-2019 3:30 PM EDT
Orlando Health Launches International Fundraising Campaign To Aid in Bahamian Hurricane Relief Efforts
Orlando Health

Describes how the international community can join with Orlando Health in supporting Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas

Released: 4-Dec-2018 7:05 AM EST
Three Orlando Health Hospitals Earn Top Hospital Designations
Orlando Health

Approximately six percent of U.S. hospitals achieve the prestigious recognition

Released: 3-Dec-2018 2:30 PM EST
South Lake Hospital to fully integrate with Orlando Health
Orlando Health

Strengthening the commitment to provide quality healthcare services in South Lake County, Orlando Health and South Lake Memorial Hospital have signed an agreement that will soon make South Lake Hospital a controlled subsidiary of Orlando Health. Complete integration into the Orlando Health network will provide the scale necessary for South Lake Hospital’s long-term relevance in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Released: 30-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
Three Orlando Health Hospitals Receive ‘A’ Grades for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Orlando Health

Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health South Lake Hospital were awarded ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 hospital safety survey.

Released: 18-Sep-2018 2:20 PM EDT
What to Know About Sickle Cell Anemia
Orlando Health

Healthy red blood cells are round, but for those with sickle cell disease, the red blood cells become sticky and hard because of an abnormal amount of protein in the blood. The red blood cells form the shape of a sickle, or crescent.

Released: 12-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Orlando Health Welcomes New Vice President of Customer Experience
Orlando Health

Orlando Health is pleased to welcome Ken Kozielski as vice president of customer experience, effective July 23. In this new executive leadership position, Mr. Kozielski will lead the organization’s patient satisfaction and customer experience efforts for caregivers, patients, their families and guests. He will be responsible for setting the vision, providing direction, counseling leaders, caregivers and team members to further Orlando Health’s patient experience goals.

Released: 23-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT
Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center First to Dose Patient in New Breast Cancer Study
Orlando Health

Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center is the first to dose a patient in a study for an experimental drug to treat metastatic breast cancer in post-menopausal women.

Released: 23-Apr-2018 2:55 PM EDT
Orlando Health Equips Primary Care Offices with New Eye Exam Technology
Orlando Health

Orlando Health Physician Associates is deploying a device that will make it easier than ever for diabetes patients to check their eye health during regular visits to their primary care physicians.

Released: 2-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST
Orlando Health Facilities Earn Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery Accreditation
Orlando Health

Orlando Regional Medical Center, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, South Lake Hospital, and Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, earn accreditation form the Surgical Review Corporation.

Released: 2-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST
Orlando Health Hospitals Receives ACC Chest Pain Center Accreditation
Orlando Health

Chest Pain Centers recognized for providing necessary care, resources to patients with heart attack symptoms.

Released: 23-Feb-2018 10:15 AM EST
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired Steps to Take for a Healthy Body
Orlando Health

We know that germs can make you sick, but if you seem to constantly be under the weather with cold symptoms, could it be something other than germs that are getting you down?

Released: 2-Oct-2017 10:00 AM EDT
Lakeland Regional Health Joins Orlando Health
Orlando Health

Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) and Orlando Health (OH) completed an affiliation to create an integrated regional health care system on October 1, 2017. This regional system better positions both organizations to advance clinical programs, improve access, and enhance the clinical quality of services provided.

Released: 19-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT
Introducing CareSpot Urgent Care | Orlando Health
Orlando Health

Partnership transaction between CareSpot Urgent Care and Orlando Health is official

   
Released: 23-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT
New Physician Executive to Join Orlando Health
Orlando Health

Sunil S. Desai, MD, FCCP, FAASM has been named senior vice president, Orlando Health and president, Orlando Health Medical Group.

Released: 28-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT
Arnold Palmer Hospital Named a “Best Children’s Hospital” in 5 Specialties
Orlando Health

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in its 2017-2018 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today. It is the only hospital in Orlando to be given this designation.

28-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT
Orlando Health, West Orange Healthcare District Break Ground On New Ocoee Cancer Center
Orlando Health

Leaders with Orlando Health and the West Orange Healthcare District (WOHD) gathered today to break ground on a new cancer center on the campus of Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida.

   
Released: 31-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT
Promising New Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Comes to Orlando Health
Orlando Health

Oncologists at UF Health Cancer Center Orlando Health are deploying NanoKnife® as a new weapon in the battle against pancreatic cancer.

Released: 14-Feb-2017 8:00 AM EST
Orlando Health’s Heart Care and Cancer Care Recognized with Highest Quality Rating
Orlando Health

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons awards Orlando Health a 3 star quality rating for bypass surgery, aortic valve replacement, aortic valve replacement with bypass surgery and lobectomy for lung cancer.

Released: 30-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST
UF Health Cancer Network Earns National Accreditation For Quality Care
Orlando Health

The UF Health Cancer Network, comprising UF Health and the UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health, has received a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.

25-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST
Orlando Health Takes Proton Therapy to the Next Level with Advanced Image Guidance
Orlando Health

UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health is working with Mevion Medical Systems to take the next step in the evolution of the health system’s proton therapy center. The organizations are enhancing Orlando Health’s proton therapy system with the integration of a mobile, diagnostic computed tomography (CT) scanner.

Released: 26-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT
Arnold Palmer Medical Center Reacts to Passing of Arnold Palmer
Orlando Health

It is a sad time for everyone at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Medical Center after receiving news of the passing of the legendary Arnold Palmer.

Released: 12-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT
Orlando Health Bringing New Cancer-Fighting Technology to Central Florida
Orlando Health

Orlando Health will soon begin providing a new therapy that allows oncologists to see the tumor they are treating continuously during radiation therapy. It’s a cancer-fighting technology called MRIdian® that will be installed at the new comprehensive cancer center being built at Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida, in partnership with UF Health Cancer Center – Orlando Health.

Released: 8-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EST
Orlando Health Unveils Name for Highly Anticipated Proton Therapy Center
Orlando Health

In just a matter of weeks Orlando Health will open the first proton therapy center in Central Florida, providing patients with a valuable new tool in the fight against cancer. Now, that center has a name, and one with special meaning - The Marjorie and Leonard Williams Center for Proton Therapy. Marjorie Williams, a patient at UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health, passed away in September of 2015 following a courageous battle with cancer. In her memory, her husband, Leonard, and the Williams Family Foundation is providing a leadership gift in her name to Orlando Health to support proton therapy treatment.

Released: 9-Feb-2016 8:05 AM EST
Special Program for Pulmonary Hypertension Receives National Recognition
Orlando Health

Orlando Health Heart Institute’s Pulmonary Hypertension Program earned accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

Released: 5-Feb-2016 8:05 AM EST
Orlando Health Earns Highest Quality Rating for Heart Care and Cancer Care, for the Second Time
Orlando Health

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons awards Orlando Health a 3 star quality rating for bypass surgery and lobectomy for lung cancer.

Released: 2-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST
Arnold Palmer Hospital Expands Pediatric Acute Care Transport Team
Orlando Health

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is expanding its pediatric acute care transport team to reach young patients suffering with serious illnesses or injuries (non-critical) at local hospitals.

Released: 11-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST
UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health Opens at South Lake Hospital
Orlando Health

South Lake Hospital, in affiliation with Orlando Health, has added a new collaborative cancer center to its growing medical campus. Set to open January 11, 2016, the new center, which will provide radiation oncology services, will be managed by UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health and Integrated Oncology Network (ION) and give patients in and around Lake County local access to the cancer center specialists, vast resources, leading-edge treatments and ongoing medical trials.

Released: 30-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT
Orlando Health Receives Highest Quality Rating for Heart Care and Cancer Care
Orlando Health

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons awards Orlando Health a 3 star quality ranking for bypass surgery and lobectomy for lung cancer.

Released: 9-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Cancer Genetics Center Opens at UF Health Cancer Center — Orlando Health Providing Road Map for High Risk Patients
Orlando Health

Patients at high risk for cancer will now have access to their own specialized center with a dedicated oncologist, nurse practitioner and genetic counselor to assist them with their unique health needs. The Cancer Genetics Center at UF Health Cancer Center — Orlando Health, the only one of its kind in Central Florida, will focus on patients identified as high risk for breast cancer either by personal history, family history or genetic testing.

Released: 1-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Orlando Health Physician Associates Acquires Pediatric Associates of Orlando
Orlando Health

Orlando Health Physician Associates, one of the largest multi-specialty healthcare groups in Central Florida, has acquired Pediatric Associates of Orlando. Founded in 1939, it was one of the first pediatric practices in Central Florida. The acquisition is effective September 1, 2015.

Released: 11-Aug-2015 9:00 AM EDT
Orlando Health Heart Institute Uses New Technology to Replace Heart Valves
Orlando Health

The latest heart valve technology option enhances care for patients and improves process for doctors.

Released: 16-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT
UF Health Cancer Center – Orlando Health Receives 2015 Women’s Choice Award As An America’s Best Breast Center
Orlando Health

UF Health Cancer Center – Orlando Health earns the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women according to the American Cancer Society, and one in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.

Released: 9-Jan-2015 4:30 AM EST
Orlando Health Opens ORMC’s New North Patient Tower
Orlando Health

The 245-bed, 10-story, 345,000 square foot tower delivers a new patient experience. Interior and exterior design captures Florida and nature.

Released: 17-Nov-2014 3:20 PM EST
Nurses Text, Send Images From O-R With New App
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children & Women

A new smartphone app called EASE is designed to lift the veil of secrecy from the operating room and provide families in the waiting room consistent updates on what’s happening with their child in the operating room. It’s like Snapchat for hospitals, and it’s safe, secure, and HIPAA-compliant.

Released: 22-Aug-2014 7:00 AM EDT
Physician Associates to Expand to Lake Nona
Orlando Health

Physician Associates, one of the largest multi-specialty healthcare groups in Central Florida and a part of Orlando Health will soon be offering its services in the Lake Nona area.

Released: 6-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Orlando Health Develops New Program to Keep Hearts Healthy During Breast Cancer Treatments
Orlando Health

A multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, oncologists, advanced nurse practitioners, and other clinicians from Orlando Health Heart Institute and UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health have joined to reduce risk of heart damage from chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Released: 8-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT
Orlando Health Heart Institute Offers New FDA-Approved Transcatheter Heart Valve
Orlando Health

The new FDA-approved transcatheter heart valve therapy helps patients with aortic valve disease who are at high risk to undergo open-heart surgery.

Released: 10-Jun-2014 9:00 AM EDT
Arnold Palmer Medical Center Named One of the Best in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals
Orlando Health

U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings has been unveiled and includes Arnold Palmer Medical Center (Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies) as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country.

Released: 22-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Elite High School Track and Field Stars Gather for Golden South Classic in Orlando
Orlando Health

Summer is off to a fast start for some of the country’s best high school track and field athletes competing at the 38th Annual Bert M. Warden’s Golden South Classic presented by adidas®.

Released: 5-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Disney Gives $3 Million to Emergency Care Efforts At Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Orlando Health

The Walt Disney Company has presented a $3 million gift to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children to help fulfill a critical need in the treatment of young patients at the hospital’s Bert Martin’s Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center.

Released: 7-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Ten-Year-Old Boy is Florida’s First Pediatric Patient to Receive New Technology to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Orlando Health

Cardiologists at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children performed Florida’s first pediatric implant of a subcutaneous defibrillator, which protects patients from sudden cardiac arrest. It is the world’s first device to provide protection from sudden cardiac arrest while not touching the heart or blood vessels.

Released: 21-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Orlando Health and PetSmart Partner to Fund Pet Therapy Program
Orlando Health

Orlando Health is teaming up with PetSmart to help fund the hospital system’s pet therapy program, ensuring thousands of patients access to these canine comfort teams. PetSmart Paws for Hope at Orlando Health will kick off today at Orlando Health’s seven hospitals throughout Central Florida. Funding from PetSmart will sponsor the 36 pet therapy teams currently in operation at Orlando Health.

Released: 18-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST
New Neonatal ICU Opens at Winnie Palmer Hospital
Orlando Health

Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies is opening the doors to an expansion of its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The expansion, which adds 30 beds to the hospital’s existing 112-bed NICU, will make it the largest NICU in the world under one roof.

Released: 12-Feb-2014 9:00 AM EST
Robots Add Precision and Accuracy to Angioplasty, Offer Radiation Protection
Orlando Health

Robotic-assisted technology is designed to add precision and accuracy, with less radiation exposure, during angioplasty — as interventional cardiologists place balloons and stents inside arteries to restore blood flow to the heart.

Released: 28-Jan-2014 9:00 AM EST
Vacuum Technology Removes Dangerous Blood Clots in the Heart
Orlando Health

Orlando Health Heart Institute offers innovative technology to remove potentially deadly, large clots.

Released: 8-Jan-2014 1:35 PM EST
Physician Associates Receives National Recognition for Quality Care
Orlando Health

Physician Associates, a part of Orlando Health, has been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level-3 Patient Centered Medical Home.

Released: 19-Dec-2013 3:00 PM EST
State’s Top Cancer Programs Unite to Expand Care, New Pairing Creates UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health
Orlando Health

Orlando Health and University of Florida Health have announced they have joined forces to establish one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive cancer programs. The UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health will expand care and treatment options for patients throughout the region, at a time when statistics show the number of cancer cases in Florida is rising.

Released: 12-Dec-2013 7:00 AM EST
Orlando Health Heart Institute Is First in Florida to Implant New Device for Patients at Risk Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Orlando Health

For patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, a new defibrillator is like the standby ambulance and medical team they need when their hearts abruptly stop. Treatment within minutes is the critical difference between life and death. Orlando Health Heart Institute is the first in Florida to offer the advanced technology designed for patients unable to receive a traditional defibrillator. Pavel Guguchev, MD, and Roland Filart, MD, implanted the first device in the state on December 3.

Released: 15-Nov-2013 1:00 PM EST
Breast Care Center at MD Anderson – Orlando Receives Prestigious National Accreditation
Orlando Health

MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando has received a prestigious national accreditation for its treatment of breast disease. The Breast Care Center has been granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.


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