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Board Revises Florida’s Telemedicine Practice Rule

Effective March 7, 2016, the Board of Medicine’s revised Telemedicine Rule, Rule 64B8-9.0141, F.A.C., goes into effect.  The amended rule reads:   (1) “Telemedicine” means the practice of medicine by a licensed Florida physician or physician assistant where patient care, … Continue reading

Telemedicine Subcommittee

Emergency Rule Related to Telemedicine

On March 12, 2014, Board of Medicine’s Rule 64B8-9.0141 went into effect wherein the Board set forth standards for telemedicine practice for Florida licensed physicians. Rule 64B8-9.0141(4) specifically precludes physicians from prescribing controlled substances through the use of telemedicine. Shortly … Continue reading

Where does the Board stand on Telemedicine?

The current regulations regarding Telemedicine can be found in Rule 64B8-9.0141, FAC. In recent years, telemedicine has begun to expand beyond the boundaries of prescribing to include areas of practice such as remote robotic surgery and video conferencing. The Florida … Continue reading

Telehealth

The use of telehealth technology by Florida licensed healthcare practitioners for the purpose of providing patient care within the state of Florida is not precluded by Florida law. Continue reading

The Florida Board of Medicine Remembers Dr. Nabil El Sanadi

The Florida Board of Medicine mourns the passing of Dr. Nabil El Sanadi, compassionate physician, dedicated board member and former chairman on January 23, 2016. Dr. El Sanadi was first appointed to the Florida Board of Medicine in 2002, serving … Continue reading

October 2015 Newsletter

Bernardo Fernandez, M.D. Chairman Sarvam TerKonda, M.D. Vice Chairman Board Recognizes Residents At the October 2015 meeting, the Board recognized two residents as part of the Resident Recognition Program: Jack D. Stringham, M.D.— University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute … Continue reading

August 2015 Newsletter

Bernardo Fernandez, M.D.Chairman Sarvam TerKonda, M.D.Vice Chairman The Board of Medicine meets six times each year to conduct disciplinary hearings, licensure hearings and to handle board business including creating and amending rules of the Board. Another role of the Board … Continue reading

New Chairman and Vice Chairman Begin their Terms on the Board

At the December 5, 2014, meeting of the Florida Board of Medicine, the Board voted to have two members serve as Chairman and two members serve as Vice Chairman for six month terms.  James W. Orr, Jr., M.D., FACOG, FACS, … Continue reading

February 2015 Florida Board of Medicine Meeting Review

Introduction The Board of Medicine meets six times each year to conduct disciplinary hearings, licensure hearings and to handle board business including creating and amending rules of the Board. At this meeting, the Board recognized Nabil El Sanadi, M.D. for … Continue reading