health care


PSC Warrington campus offers dental health help to public

Pensacola State's Warrington campus offers screenings, teeth cleaning, x-rays, fluoride treatments and sealants at low cost to the public. Read full story


UWF professor appointed to state Early Steps panel

Dr. Sara Evans, an assistant professor at the University of West Florida, was named to a state agency that advises the Early Steps program, which helps children with developmental delays get early intervention. Read full story


Sacred Heart continues building expansion

Sacred Heart Health System is investing $13 million in two new outpatient medical centers that will create 50 new permanent jobs near Perdido Bay and Tiger Point in south Santa Rosa County. Read full story


PSC hosts info on health care career programs

Pensacola State College will host a series of free information sessions about the training programs it features in the health care industry. Read full story


Changes possible to Medicaid dental program

A House panel Tuesday approved a bill that could lead to revamping children's dental care in the Medicaid program. Read full story


Telehealth, transparency move forward in House

Bills aimed at increasing the use of "telehealth" to remotely provide medical services and at offering greater transparency in health-care costs are moving forward in Tallahassee. Read full story


Baptist Health Care’s expansion fever

One of Pensacola's largest employers has three projects in the works to grow their service footprint, expand access to care

Baptist Health Care, one of Pensacola's largest employers, has three projects in the works to grow their service footprint and expand access to care Read full story


Senate panel backs expanding prescribing powers

Bill would allow physician assistants, nurse practitioners to expand ability to write prescriptions. Read full story


Shannon’s Window: Keeping the uninsured caught in the safety net

If you don’t have health insurance, try not to sick — for at least three to five more years. Read full story


Don Gaetz says expanding health care is dead

State Sen Don Gaetz says expansion of health care to Floridians who don't have it is likely dead for three to five years. At least. Read full story


Issues to watch in the 2016 legislative session

What you can expect in education, economic development, health care and more from the 2016 Florida legislative session, which starts Jan. 12. Read full story


KontactIntelligence to recruit doctors for VA

Pensacola company has contract with Veterans Affairs to recruit doctors through 2020

Pensacola company KontactIntelligence will provide the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with technology-based recruitment services through Sept. 20, 2020. Read full story