Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, which has been located in Jacksonville for almost 40 years, is conducting its first fundraising campaign here.
The U.S. could see a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030, according to a report published Wednesday by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The association urged medical schools to train more physicians and use different strategies in doing so. It also encouraged the federal government to intervene with funding and legislation.
In America, experienced nurses are retiring at a rapid clip, and there aren't enough new nursing graduates to replenish the workforce. At the same time, the nation's population is aging and requires more care.
Becker's Healthcare is pleased to release the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018" list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.
Jacksonville University, the 84-year-old private liberal arts college based in Arlington, continues to transform its 260-acre campus.
Putnam Community Medical Center, an HCA North Florida hospital, recently named Mark Dooley as CEO. Dooley will begin his new role with the 99-bed acute care hospital on May 14, 2018.Dooley brings more than two decades of leadership experience in healthcare to Putnam Community Medical Center. Prior to joining the hospital, he served as president and CEO of Wilson Health, a regional healthcare system in Sidney, Ohio. Previously, he served as CEO of CMH Regional Health System in Wilmington, Ohio.
Two years ago, Trulieve opened the first medical marijuana dispensary in Florida. Almost one year ago, it opened Jacksonville’s first dispensary. Now, the Gadsden County-based company is experiencing a growth explosion, despite what they say are onerous state regulations and a nebulous legal environment. Although Florida residents voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing medical marijuana in 2016, turning those votes into an industry has been a process been fraught with legal challenges. On the growing side, Jacksonville-based Loop’s Nursery & Greenhouses had to wage a three-year-long legal fight with the state over a cultivation license, which was settled in its favor in August.
In fact, not only does Jacksonville University offer the opportunity for nursing students to earn a master’s degree online, but the school has received national recognition for its program.
Mayo Clinic has told hundreds of its medical transcriptionists that the need for their work is decreasing, and it's offering them either buyouts or the chance to find another job elsewhere at the health care giant.