The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will hold free weekly classes at the Freedom Public Library in Ocala to help diabetic and pre-diabetic participants better understand their condition and self-care options.
A Marion County doctor was fined $5,000 for not properly diagnosing a baby's growing head circumference over the course of several months as a brain tumor, leading to the baby experiencing "irreversible brain damage."
An Ocala nurse was reprimanded by the Florida Department of Health's Board of Nursing and must complete anger management classes for calling a patient a "son of a bitch" during an interaction at AdventHealth Ocala.
An Ocala doctor who failed to give antibiotics to a patient suffering from sepsis was fined $5,000 and must complete continuing education after the woman required the amputation of all four of her limbs.
An Ocala doctor has been prohibited from performing abortions after state health officials determined that he performed an abortion at AdventHealth Ocala on a pregnant patient during her third trimester.
HCA Florida Ocala Hospital and HCA Florida West Marion Hospital have received four awards from the American Heart Association for demonstrating a commitment to following up-to-date, research-based guidelines for the treatment of heart disease and stroke.
The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is hosting a free weekly series of classes in Ocala to help diabetic and pre-diabetic participants better understand their condition and self-care options.
AdventHealth Ocala has received an 'A' Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that upholds the standard of patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers across the country.