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Tech answers for health care problems

BeniComp, an innovator in the thriving space of insuratech, leverages technology to offer creative solutions in health insurance. For president and chief operating officer Steve Pressler, framing business within a creative perspective comes naturally. A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, Pressler took his master’s degree in 3D animation and launched a multimedia

BayCare helps the local workforce live happier and healthier lives

By Donna St. Louis, vice president of Business Development, BayCare Health System Employee health and wellness is important to BayCare. When employees are happy, and healthy, they feel good and perform their best at home and work. But statistics show that the workforce, across the United States, is facing many challenges including ongoing stress, chronic

The Business of Wellness

“A well worker is a willing worker,” says Donna St. Louis, vice president of business development, community health and employer engagement for BayCare health System.  St. Louis is a tenured health care professional. She began in the field as a nurse in 1978, eventually moving into more operations and business development roles throughout her career.

Network Eye opens clinic inside major Westchase retailer

For most businesses, innovation is integral to success. But for Network Eye, an eye clinic, it is the foundation of the company. Founded in 2019, by entrepreneurs Jeremy Kirsch, Steven Wisch and physician retina specialist physicians David Eichenbaum and Lindsay Smithen, Network Eye is set to change the paradigm of health care delivery for vision

Moving women’s health care forward at AdventHealth

At AdventHealth, we understand that women have unique health needs throughout each phase and stage of their life that require specialized, customized care that’s as individual as they are – from mammograms and pelvic health to maternity care and menopause. We’re evolving as well by staying on the forefront of women’s health with new innovations

How PBX-Change harnesses voice and internet technology to help Lions Eye accomplish its mission

By Rebekah Nault, Business + Community Development, PBX-Change  Inside a 1907 cigar factory in Ybor City is the largest eye bank, tissue recovery and ocular research center in the world. The Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research secures over 5,000 donors annually, making it possible for more than 60,000 transplant patients to receive life-changing

HCA Florida South Tampa Hospital unveils $50 million surgical hospital (PHOTOS)

HCA Florida South Tampa Hospital has unveiled its new $50-million Hospital for Endocrine Surgery for its newly created program dedicated to the surgical treatment of endocrine tumors. The hospital is organized around the surgical treatment of each of the endocrine glands: thyroid, adrenal and parathyroid. The new facility includes 15 private inpatient rooms and eight

Care Access brings the future of clinical research to Tampa communities

Because of the changing nature of illnesses, the health care industry always must be at the leading edge of innovation. Since 2015, Care Access, a clinical research company, has had a new vision for the health care system. Care Access was co-founded by Ahmad Namvargolian, chief executive officer and a research scientist. The company has

Tampa’s HealthAxis receives growth equity investment

HealthAxis, a Tampa-based administrative processing services company for health care payers and organizations, received a growth investment from Revelstoke Capital Partners. McGuireWoods acted as legal counsel to Revelstoke. Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick acted as legal advisors to HealthAxis. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “HealthAxis and Revelstoke understand there is an urgent need

Innovating health care to revolve around you

At AdventHealth, patients in our care can expect world-class treatment from our skilled, and compassionate, team — and that’s just the beginning. As we continue to make strides with new innovations, you can experience the future of health care now. Our new technologies, programs and tools make it easier than ever for you to take

Using technology to combat an age-old disease

By Lissette Campos-Perez, Contributing Correspondent, TBBW Every year, diabetes costs Americans an estimated $237 billion in medical bills, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s a chronic disease that’s, silently, at work causing heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and amputations of toes, feet and legs. “When we see the

How business leaders can recognize and manage stress for optimal performance

By Dr. Ladd Carlston Living a life without stress is virtually impossible: after all, stress is simply a normal reaction the body has when things change, resulting in physical, emotional and mental responses. A stress-free life would be a change-free life—total stagnation—which no one actually wants. And yet, thousands of experts have written millions of