Cleveland Clinic, Hospital Corp. of America Competition Will Benefit Patients, Experts Say

October 23, 2018 by
A looming battle between two health care giants is expected to improve the quality of medical care across the Treasure Coast. Cleveland Clinic’s impending takeover of Martin Health System and Indian River Medical Center intensifies the Clinic’s competition against Hospital Corp. of America, owner of St. Lucie Medical Center and Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute. Other Recent […]

Changing Health Habits in China

October 12, 2018 by
Changing habits, especially when it to comes to accessing health care, is a challenge. China is embarking on this road as it attempts to make health care more accessible to rural populations. Other Recent News 7 UCF Alumni Elected to Florida Legislature It’s Time to Push for Schools to be Places of True Excitement for […]

Addiction Treatment Gap Is Driving A Black Market For Suboxone

October 8, 2018 by
Months in prison didn’t rid Daryl of his addiction to opioids. “Before I left the parking lot of the prison, I was shooting up, getting high,” he says. Other Recent News 7 UCF Alumni Elected to Florida Legislature It’s Time to Push for Schools to be Places of True Excitement for Our Kids 22 Faculty […]

Stand Alone ERs Popping Up in Your Neighborhood

October 1, 2018 by
Stand Alone ER’s are popping up everywhere and they’re equipped to do everything a hospital ER can do. Think of it as the new healthcare on demand! “We want our healthcare and we want it now,” says Philip Wessel an Associate Instructor of Health Management at UCF. Other Recent News 7 UCF Alumni Elected to Florida Legislature It’s Time to […]

How Food Insecurity May Harm 5-Year-Olds

July 3, 2018 by
When families don’t know where their next meal will come from, it can be especially hard on young children. A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior shows that 5-year-olds who experience food insecurity are more likely than other kids to have behavior problems. “Our study reinforces the concept that food insecurity […]

UCF Study Shows Benefits, Challenges of Lunch Programs for Elderly

January 16, 2018 by
Doctoral students Faisal Mohamidi and Safiya Prysmakova UPDATE: Watch a UCF Knightly News segment about the study – Feb. 2, 2018 Eating lunch with others benefits the health of elderly Orange County residents, according to a study conducted by public affairs’ researchers at UCF. The nonprofit Seniors First, which offers the Neighborhood Lunch program in Orange County, partnered with […]