Health and Medical News from Florida Organizations and Companies
November is C DIFF Awareness Month with Annual Conference, Recognizing Subject Matter Experts, Expressing Gratitude to US Governors
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO welcomed over 40 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia on November 4-5, 2021. World-renowned presenters delivered data and discussed critical information on a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), Clostridioides difficile with global healthcare-associated issues: 100% Live-online presentations.
9th Annual C diff Conference and Health EXPO Embraces Virtual Tech to Provide Global Online Learning for Healthcare Pros
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO is honored to welcome over 40 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia. World-renowned presenters will deliver data and discuss critical information on a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), Clostridioides difficile with global healthcare-associated issues on Nov. 4 - 5, 2021.
6 Certified Nursing Assistants Leaving Profession for Every 1 Certified in Q2 2021: Florida Patient Care at Risk
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Premier Nursing Academy launched the CNA Shortage Index, a quarterly estimate of how well the production of new certified nursing assistants (CNAs) is keeping up with attrition of CNAs out of the career. The latest data indicate that the state of Florida faces an acute shortage that will compromise the quality of patient care if not remedied quickly.
VIERA, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Today, Dallas Texas based Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals announced the construction of a $24M physical rehabilitation hospital in Viera, Florida. Everest's physical rehabilitation hospital in Viera, Florida will create over 100 jobs in the community.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- The Spodak Dental Group transitioned to a four-day work week in 2021 with a goal to take the very best care of each team member. After the turmoil of a 2020 year filled with the uncertainty, stress and additional regulations due to COVID-19, the family-owned company realized that there was a great opportunity to provide each team member with a flexible schedule that supports a greater work life balance.
CASSELBERRY, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- There's a new face in town for your feet. Jacob Huffman, D.P.M., joined the podiatric group Modern Foot & Ankle in July. Last week, he became the sole practitioner of the Casselberry clinic.
Modern Foot & Ankle, a Florida Podiatric Group, Brings Modern Approach, Old Charm to Horizon West with New Clinic
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Monday, Central Florida podiatric group Modern Foot & Ankle will open the doors of its brand-new flagship location in Horizon West. The office will be operated by board-certified physician Roma Patel, D.P.M.
The Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach Celebrates 45th Anniversary By Giving Back to Their Local Community
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Established in 1976, the Spodak Dental Group is proud to now celebrate their 45th Anniversary in Delray Beach, Fla. The team of board certified general and specialty dentists and dental professionals realize that the community is a big part of their business longevity so are giving back to local community members and organizations as a way to say thank you.
Spodak Dental Group Partners with the Delray Beach Police Department to Provide a Safe Remote Location During Hurricane Season
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- With hurricane season approaching, the Spodak Dental Group team once again partners with the Delray Beach Police Department to provide the disaster relief team a safe "home base" shelter in the event of a severe weather occurrence.
Live, Virtual C. diff. Symposium 2021 supports and guides patients, families, and caregivers through a C. difficile illness
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection (CDI) in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced CDI recurrences.
C. diff. Survivor and a Registered Dietician publish book for patients, families, and caregivers impacted by Clostridioides difficile
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- In the new book, "Managing a C. difficile Infection: For Patients, Families, and Caregivers" (ISBN: 979-8519789851), Nancy C. Caralla, three-time C. diff. Survivor, Founding President of the C Diff Foundation, and Karen F. Factor, MS, RD. LDN, Nutrition Wellness Chairperson, share their knowledge and experience with patients, family members, and caregivers who have been impacted by a CDI infection.
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Laju Mathew, a board certified dermatologist with more than 10 years of experience, joins the prestigious team of board certified dermatologists, board certified facial plastic surgeon, physicians assistants and laser technicians at Siperstein Dermatology Group.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Maira Estrada, a general dentist with more than four years of experience in the dental field, joins the prestigious team of general and specialty dentists at the Spodak Dental Group. Her mission as a dental care provider is to provide excellent care with a compassionate approach and ensure that every patient has a comfortable and positive experience.
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- While some patients diagnosed with Clostridioides difficile (C. diff., C. difficile, CDI) believe they have run into clinical trial roadblocks, due to the recent focus on the pandemic, the C Diff Foundation wants them to know they are not out of options. Safe and active clinical trials continue.
Curamei Technologies Announces Digital Platform Enabling Patients to Take Charge of Their Health Data
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The new Curamei platform seeks to improve quality of care by putting patients at the center of the exchange of health data with providers, overcoming the challenges of fragmentation. Almost universally, receiving high-quality affordable healthcare is recognized as an expensive and inconvenient affair.
Spodak Dental Group Provides Military Veterans and First Responders, with $10K of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2020
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group ("SDG") recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US' Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Eighth Annual Freedom Day USA. Freedom Day USA is a "Day of Free" to thank military personnel and their families for the sacriﬁces they make each day to ensure our freedom.
Premier Nursing Academy Launches New Center to Train CNAs for Free for Bradenton-Sarasota Healthcare Jobs
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Premier Nursing Academy, an institution offering free, state-approved training to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA), has launched its second Florida location in Bradenton. The new Bradenton location is expected to train as many as 500 students in 2021 from the broader Bradenton and Sarasota metro area.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group and Operation Gratitude are teaching kids the value of giving back by donating their Halloween candy in support of troops overseas and local heroes. The team was able to collect more than 250 pounds of candy from local children and schools' groups.
Leading Health Industry Infection Clostridioides difficile Symposium Focuses on Patients, Families, and Caregivers
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the Inaugural Patient, Family, and Caregiver C. diff. Live Virtual Symposium will be hosted on November 23, 2020 at 1 p.m.-4 p.m. EST with keynote topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia. The event is complimentary with online registration.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- November is National TMJ Awareness Month and the Spodak Dental Group team is offering complimentary TMJ consultations to help patients find relief for migraines and chronic headaches. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 10 million Americans suffer from TMJ disorders, and the condition appears to be more common in women than men.