January 4, 2013

Moffitt study finds distrust among Hispanic patients
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 4
"If there are communication barriers, there are opportunities for misrepresentation and opportunities for miscommunication," said B. Lee Green, the senior study author and senior member of Moffitt Cancer Center's Health Outcomes and Behavior Program.

25 young women to compete for Florida Strawberry Festival queen
Plant City Courier – Jan. 4
She is a teen volunteer at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.

Born of courage and hope
Gulf News – Jan. 3
KHCC also has cooperative agreements and partnerships with various cancer institutions in the world, including American University, Beirut, Lebanon; Augusta Victoria in occupied Jerusalem; Lombardi Center of Georgetown University, USA; Moffitt Cancer Center, USA; National Cancer Institute, Cairo, Egypt; The Sick Children’s Hospital, Canada; and The Stefan Morsch Foundation, Germany.

Florida Blue teams up with Holy Cross Hospital
The Miami Herald – Dec. 28
Florida Blue already has similar arrangements with a group of Miami-Dade oncologists and Baptist South Florida; Moffitt Cancer Center and Baycare Health System in the Tampa Bay area; and the NCH hospital system in Naples.

USF to begin analyzing patient genetics at new Heart Institute
Tampa Bay Times – Dec. 26
The concept is similar to M2Gen, a for-profit startup of Moffitt Cancer Center, which also seeks to develop new drugs from its large database of frozen tumor samples.

Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages building on success
The Villages Daily Sun – Dec. 21
Executives at Moffitt Cancer Center, a premier not-for-profit provider of cancer treatment and research, say their opening in The Villages last December has exceeded first-year expectations.

Florida Blue, Moffitt Cancer Center ink accountable care deal
Healthcare Finance News – Dec. 21
Insurer Florida Blue and the Moffitt Cancer Center on Thursday announced the creation of an accountable care program that will focus on the treatment of cancer.


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