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Art Meets Medicine is an in-person, as well as virtual, showcase benefiting the Arts in Medicine program at the Orlando Health Cancer Institute. The showcase features over 100 art pieces created by cancer patients and their caregivers, exploring creative ways to bring hope to healing.
Southeastern Grocers stores, Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarkets, will be raising money for Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children at
When I was diagnosed with bone cancer, my life immediately shifted into survival mode. From ages 12 to 13, I spent a year of my life fighting a disease that I never expected to face. From chemotherapy, to surgeries, to needles and medications, my family and I journeyed through a battle that radically changed our lives.
Orlando, FL (December 4, 2018) – Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) and Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children have been designation as Top Hospitals in the country by the Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization. Performance across many areas of hospital care is considered in establishing the qualifications for the award, including infection rates, maternity care, and the hospital’s capacity to prevent medication errors.
With Central Florida’s only Level One Trauma Center and safety net hospital, Orlando Health has the experts and the experience to deal with any situation. That has continued despite the threat posed by COVID-19. Our clinical workforces are well-prepared and highly skilled at caring for both routine and extreme cases of any type, including COVID-19. They can do this without compromising the safety of other patients, physicians, team members or visitors.
It’s that time of year already – time to start planning your Halloween costume. Whether you go scary, cartoony or just plain silly, you can find what you need at Spirit Halloween…and give back to kids in need.
It is an understatement to say that my time in Nursing School at Orange Memorial Hospital, now Orlando Health, were formative years for me. During those three years, I matured and left with an excellent education which provided a rewarding career and lifelong job security. The high standards of patient care that were ingrained in us helped lay the foundation for all my future endeavors.
On November 8, 2019, my daughters and I were traveling to Central Florida from our home in Charlotte, North Carolina to visit family and attend a football game. On a cold, dark evening, my oldest daughter Vivien was driving when we were in a head-on collision with a drunk driver.
The Healthy Lifestyles Program at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children was created to address and fight the growing epidemic of childhood obesity by focusing on nutrition, physical activity and mental wellbeing. The program takes a family-centered approach to losing weight and leading a healthy lifestyle for children with pediatric obesity and managing its complications. Led by director Shaista Safder, MD, the program offers an individualized patient approach while utilizing the expertise of a multidisciplinary team, including physicians board certified in obesity medicine and sports medicine, registered dieticians, a psychologist, a social worker and an exercise specialist.
After a good bit of time passed, they had their marching orders – Lindsey was to have occupational therapy (OT) and speech therapy (ST). Officially, Lindsey left with a “Globally Developmentally Delayed” diagnosis. At the time, the word “autism” was on everyone’s mind, but an official autism diagnosis could not be made until age three. (Since then, current best practice allows for a younger diagnosis.)