Florida Hospital Patients With COVID-19 Down By Nearly 1,200The number of patients with COVID-19 in Florida hospitals dropped by nearly 1,200 over the past week.
Florida Hospital ICU Beds Fill As Delta Variant SpreadsStaffing shortages continue to remain a concern for Florida hospitals, as nearly 94 percent of the state’s adult intensive-care unit beds are occupied.
Florida Emergency Rooms Slammed As COVID Cases SurgeHospital emergency rooms across Florida are being slammed as the state continues to break new daily records for the COVID-19 cases.
Experts Look Into Possible Cyberattack At Florida HospitalsExperts are investigating after the computer systems of two central Florida hospitals showed signs of unusual activity, an official said.
Hospitals Across Florida To Get Next COVID Vaccine BatchAbout 180 Florida hospitals across the state will have access to COVID-19 vaccines as of next week, Florida’s emergency management chief said Tuesday.
Changed Approved To Aid Florida Hospital CapacityIn an attempt to increase hospital capacity, Medicaid officials have agreed to waive regulations that require hospitals to obtain prior authorization before transferring patients into long-term care facilities.
Hospitals Seek Medicaid Hike As Revenues PlummetFacing employee furloughs and pay cuts because of declining revenues, some major Florida hospitals are asking Gov. Ron DeSantis for help.
Scott Appoints 9 To Hospital CommissionNine new members have been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to a commission that will review the finances of hospitals that receive tax-payer funds.
Teen In Trouble For Allegedly Posing As Doctor In Florida HospitalA teen is in trouble for playing doctor at a South Florida medical facility and it's not the first time police say he did it.
Florida Asked To Review Alternatives For Lost Hospital FundsFlorida lawmakers will have to decide what to do with a possible annual loss of $1.3 billion in federal funds that help compensate hospitals and providers who treat uninsured and Medicaid patients.
Florida Hospitals Reduce Readmission RatesJust five years ago, Florida was considered one of the worst in the nation when it came down to health outcomes and high costs, according to Florida Hospital Association (FHA). Now the state is doing what it can to improve quality for patients and save money under the Affordable Care Act.