Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) welcomes Board-certified gynecologic oncologist Jessica Stine, MD. She is caring for patients at the FCS New Port Richey location at 8763 River Crossing Blvd., New Port Richey, FL and in Wesley Chapel at 2391 Oak Myrtle Lane, Wesley Chapel, FL. After earning her medical degree from theContinue Reading

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A federal judge today ordered Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc. (Kidde) to pay a $12 million civil penalty in connection with allegations that the company failed to timely inform the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about problems with fire extinguishers manufactured by the company, the Department of Justice announced. Kidde,Continue Reading

The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), released a video of restaurant members and employees thanking Governor Ron DeSantis for supporting Florida restaurants by allowing them to remain open and safely operating. “On behalf of that 10,000 members of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), I want to thank GovernorContinue Reading

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) announced the opening of the new Taneja Family Global Emerging Diseases Institute. The stand alone facility, which will be run by TGH’s chief epidemiologist and chair of Internal Medicine at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Dr. John Sinnott, will provide world-class care for patients battlingContinue Reading

Following the opening of Pasco County’s first Neuro Interventional program and Comprehensive Stroke Center, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point began an aggressive 19,000 square foot renovation and expansion project in late 2019. This project is now complete with larger operating rooms, a new Sterile Processing Department, and an expansive Post-AnesthesiaContinue Reading

Since June 2016, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) has participated in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), a national innovative payment program designed to lower the costs of cancer care nationwide, while maintaining high-quality enhanced services to Medicare beneficiaries. Established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), a divisionContinue Reading

A new coalition of Florida business owners and executives – from retailers, manufacturers and cleaning companies to realtors, resorts and restaurants – released a statement today supporting Amendment 2, which would gradually raise the minimum wage, starting in Sept. 2021, to $15 by 2026. Business leaders, who continue to signContinue Reading

Governor DeSantis

Today, at The Birchwood hotel in St. Petersburg, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state will move to Phase 3 of his “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan” for Re-Opening Florida, including allowing restaurants to operate at full capacity, effective immediately. There will no longer be operational limitations enforced by the State ofContinue Reading

CareerSource Tampa Bay’s Young Talent of Tampa Bay program has more than $500,000 to assist recent high school graduates ages 16 to 24 years old, begin post-secondary training, paid-work experience, or entrepreneurial training. Due to the COVID-19 healthcare crisis, The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts explosive employment growth for theContinue Reading

LifeLink® of Florida is thrilled to announce that 41 local hospitals have earned recognition for their work and dedication in support of organ, eye and tissue donation through the national Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Organ Donation Campaign. The WPFL is a national initiative that unites the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HealthContinue Reading

At the request of former Board Chair Brad Prechtl and his wife Terri, the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation (FCSF) is transferring all proceeds from the Brad & Terri Prechtl Fund to a newly-created special fund for immediate financial assistance to cancer patients who have been affected by COVID-19. The FCS Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization thatContinue Reading

CareerSource Tampa Bay has more than $500,000 to assist recent high school graduates ages 16 to 24 years old, begin post-secondary training, paid-work experience, or entrepreneurial training. In response to COVID-19, CareerSource Tampa Bay’s (CSTB) Young Talent of Tampa Bay program is holding virtual informational sessions bi-weekly to inform youthContinue Reading

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is seeking to reduce deaths and suffering from hereditary cancers with the launch of a cancer genetics program across its statewide practice. The use of a powerful and proven technology tool developed by Chicago-based software and data analytics company, CancerIQ, and the addition of a specially-trainedContinue Reading

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected business, commerce, investments and tourism in the Philippines? I had the opportunity to discuss this with the Chairman of the Board of Boracay Beach (BBI)  and successful entrepreneur—Grace Tolentino. Robert Herriman: Can you start out by telling the audience a little about yourself? Grace Tolentino:Continue Reading

Publix Pharmacy is now filling prescriptions for pet medications in Florida. Available medications include treatments for common conditions, and most are eligible for delivery through ScriptDrop. Available medication categories include allergies antibiotics arthritis and anti-inflammatory bronchitis ear (antibiotic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal) endocrine (Addison’s Disease, Cushing’s Syndrome, diabetes and hypothyroidism) heartContinue Reading