Keyword: Orlando Regional Medical Center
President Donald Trump has signed the $854 billion spending package that funds HHS, plus more healthcare headlines.
Las Vegas hospitals were overwhelmed Sunday night by the hundreds of victims from Sunday’s mass shooting the worst in modern America history.
Though hospitals are required to have emergency preparedness plans in place, many facilities are not prepared for the worst: a potential mass casualty incident.
Core members of the Orlando Health trauma team who cared for the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting gathered together Wednesday on the six- month anniversary of the attack to reflect on their actions that night and what they learned.
Orlando Health and Florida Hospital have announced they will not charge victims of the Pulse nightclub shootings for the care they received.
As more hospitals focus on mass shooting preparedness, one Orlando hospital extols the benefits of community and hospital-based drills.
Gun violence has a steep cost. And for some victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, medical bills continue to pile up, especially for those who are uninsured and will need ongoing care for the rest of their lives.
Hospitals in central Florida are beefing up security in the wake of a deadly shooting at an area facility. And at least one hospital plans to employ armed guards, a practice that some say will endanger patient safety.
Traumatic events--including senseless acts of violence like mass shootings--can bring up powerful emotions that may not be put aside when staff come to work. Strong leaders can help their employees navigate such trying times.
The mass shooting in Orlando and a local hospital’s efforts to care for victims offer valuable lessons to hospitals on how to respond in a crisis situation.