January 10, 2014

Holly the Golden Retriever heals as she survives cancer
10 News – Jan. 9
Holly makes regular visits to Moffitt Cancer Center to cheer up patients and her joy is contagious.

St. Stephen ministry supports cancer program
The Tampa Tribune – Jan. 7
About 150 participants in the 2013 Project Cure walk along Natures Way Boulevard recently raised nearly $12,000 for the Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Opinion: Calculating Cancer
The Scientist – Jan. 6
In 2008, our institution, Moffitt Cancer Center, eschewed the conventional wisdom and formed the department of integrated mathematical oncology (IMO).

Hard pills to swallow
The Economist – Jan. 4
So a pharmacist at her hospital, Moffitt Cancer Centre, helped her to apply for charitable aid.

The ‘hidden’ health cancellations
Bankrate.com “Insurance Blog” – Jan. 3
According to Kaiser Family Foundation, health care giant United Healthcare served notice this fall that it's dropping 2,250 physicians in Connecticut, 2,100 in New York City, and entire prestigious practices, including the 1,200-physician Yale Medical Group and the 250-physician Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla, the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer treatment facility in Florida.

Lowry Park Zoo Asks Tampa for Loan Help
The Associated Press – Jan. 2
The newspaper reports the city has taken similar action with other nonprofit agencies, including the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Oncology ACOs offer innovation for high-cost populations
Managed Healthcare Executive – Jan. 1
In fact, Florida Blue has learned so much that it launched another oncology ACO a year ago with Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, a National Cancer Institute-designated facility.

LRMC ranked for women's health services
Daily Commercial – Dec. 26
Other Florida hospitals making the list were: Baptist Medical Center of Jacksonville, Florida Hospital Orlando, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research of Tampa, Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach, Holy Cross Hospital of Fort Lauderdale, Martin Memorial Medical Center of Stuart, Memorial Regional Hospital of Hollywood, Mercy Hospital of Miami, Munroe Regional Medical Center of Ocala, Palmetto General Hospital of Hialeah and Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

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