Posts Tagged public health administration

John Petrila speaks with WTSP on trending hospital sales

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University of South Florida Professor John Petrila, JD, LLM, spoke with WTSP Channel 10 News about the recent sale of Bayfront Medical Center to Tennessee-based Community Health Systems. According to Petrila, hospital sales “Is a trend that has been emerging over the last 20 years, but is definitely accelerating. It’s not something that’s likely to change in our lifetimes.” In the article, Petrila added that large hospital systems are very profitable and have major purchasing power when it comes to securing prescription drugs and medical equipment. “Most folks think you have […]

Tamara Y. Demko directs the newest Florida TaxWatch Center of Excellence

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TALLAHASSEE – Florida TaxWatch today announced the addition of Tamara Y. Demko, J.D., M.P.H., as executive director of the Florida TaxWatch Center for Health and Aging. Tamara has extensive education and experience in health policy research, development, implementation, management and leadership. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology and completed […]

Public Health and USF Health earn accolades as online education leader

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USF Health’s footprint as a leader the world of online learning continues to grow. The University of South Florida made its first appearance in the Guide to Online Schools, which uses data compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics to rank colleges with the best quality and most affordable online programs. […]