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For UM Sylvester, statewide collaboration is the key to ensuring better outcomes. Listen to this edition of the Florida Chamber’s Series on Free Enterprise to find out how $200 million dollars is being used to recruit some of the best cancer researchers and physicians in the country, to improve our research capability and our ability to deliver state of the art care.
In a unanimous decision, the Florida Supreme Court this morning issued an opinion in the Morales v. Zenith Insurance Company case that upheld the workers’ compensation system as the exclusive remedy for injured parties. A separate tort case had been filed by the claimant’s estate seeking additional damages, which the Court rejected.
For Nemours Children’s Health System, telemedicine is the answer to providing access to care for thousands of children and families throughout our state.
Every community benefits from small business success, so in case you don’t get your shopping fill on Black Friday, we encourage you to participate in Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 29.
Florida job creators added 32,000 private-sector jobs during October, which helped lower the state’s unemployment rate to 6.0 percent. Low tax, pro-growth policies are making a difference for families. Consider that:
The latest edition of The Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Bottom Line features Dr. John Armstrong, Florida Surgeon General, who talks about Healthiest Weight Florida, cancer centers and the role Florida’s businesses can take in lowering healthcare costs. From job creation to education reform, Florida is headed in the right direction again. And when it comes […]
Building a competitive business climate in our state requires fostering a diverse talent pool for businesses to choose from. Each industry has a need, just as each Floridian does. Yet, as we continue to focus on getting Floridians back to work, there is a large population that often gets overlooked.
Elections have consequences, and at stake in 2014 were jobs and the economy – “dinner table” issues impacting all Floridians. The Florida Chamber’s Political Team routinely tracks the pulse of voters, and with polling results showing jobs and education as their top issue, the Florida Chamber’s Business Agenda became the theme for our year-long, $7 […]
How can robotic healthcare reduce costs? Dr. Kevin Barrett from the Mayo Clinic shares with us how telemedicine is improving care with lower costs and less travel to specialty centers. At Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, emergency room robots are able to evaluate patients with stroke symptoms, as well as review neural imaging scans, all from a distance.