Latest Shands at the University of Florida Stories

2014-01-19 23:02:25

Sunshine Recycling of Jacksonville is providing multiple construction dumpsters and daily hauling services on the construction of the UF Health Jacksonville North medical center. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Construction dumpster rental company Sunshine Recycling of Jacksonville is currently working with Jacksonville-based construction company Perry-McCall Construction Inc. on the UF Health Jacksonville North medical center. Located on Max Leggett Parkway near River City...

2013-12-10 23:28:09

UF Health Shands selects BESLER Consulting to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of comprehensive revenue recovery services to healthcare organizations, is pleased to announce that UF Health Shands has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Under Medicare reimbursement regulations, when certain patients are discharged to post...

2010-09-21 13:26:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent analysis projects growth in the demand for children's services in the region and supports increased investment in pediatric services at Shands at UF. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100921/FL68823 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100921/FL68823 ) The findings dovetail with the longstanding mission of the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation to create a nationally prominent children's hospital and with the...

2009-12-16 07:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that Shands Jacksonville, a major safety-net provider in the Jacksonville, Florida, market, is experiencing financial struggles as its charity-care costs have increased significantly while funding for such care has decreased. According to the Jacksonville Market Overview, an additional challenge for the hospital is that its contract with UnitedHealthcare for...

2009-10-23 16:27:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heading to the hospital? These days, the newest member of your medical team just might be the building itself -- and it's likely to play a bigger role in your healing than you might think. New trends in hospital design are helping health-care systems to better choreograph care and provide a soothing yet energy-efficient environment. Consider the Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida, which opens Nov. 1. The new...

2009-05-19 08:41:00

Swim for Safety event provides free swim classes for Gainesville children age 6 months - 12 years old GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation is partnering with The Swim Squad and Sun Country Sports Center to provide over 300 local children the opportunity to receive free swim lessons on Saturday, June 6, 2009. The Swim for Safety event is part of an ongoing initiative coordinated by the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation to promote and facilitate child safety...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'