Orlando Health News


Orlando Health Foundation is a Top Performer in Fundraising

Orlando Health Foundation was named to the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s (AHP) 2018 High Performers List.

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November 06, 2018

Providing Patient-Specific Cancer Treatment

Richard Sweat is the president and CEO of .decimal, the leading outsource manufacturer of patient-specific custom medical devices in the world. With a mission to develop products that provide the most effective radiation therapy delivery possible, Richard and .decimal support Orlando Health in bringing extraordinary cancer care to Central Florida.

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September 27, 2018

Growing Healthcare for a Growing West Orange

In recent years, the West Orange Healthcare District (the District) has invested in several major capital projects in the county, including the Orlando Health Center for Rehabilitation, which houses a 100-bed skilled nursing facility that provides care for patients in rehabilitation as well as those with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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September 21, 2018

Heartbeat Songs: Remembrance of a Loved One

In 2016, Ryan Tonkin, board certified music therapist at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center started to hear from his colleagues and read on social media about a new intervention with pediatric patients going through the end-of-life process.

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September 21, 2018

Panera Goes Pink

Eating this Panera Bread® bagel isn’t just an annual treat—it’s a chance to help the fight against breast cancer.

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September 21, 2018

PetSmart Charities Continues Support of Pet Therapy

In 2013, Jerry Serrafin, a local PetSmart District Manager, lost his battle to cancer. Knowing his love for pet therapy work, seven of the local stores combined fundraising efforts and donated a substantial gift to Orlando Health in his honor.

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September 21, 2018

Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center – Health Central Hospital will be the first in Central Florida and one of only six facilities in the country to treat cancer with MRI-guided radiotherapy.

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September 05, 2018

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Grants a New Start for Those with Spinal Cord Injuries

Orlando Health was recently awarded a $53,000 grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation to help support those affected by spinal cord injury or disease. The grant, ‘Creating Opportunities for Independence’ was used to purchase adaptive exercise equipment and fund a one-year membership for up to 15 participants at a local gym.

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August 31, 2018