Inside Stanford Medicine View web version
Oct. 21, 2019
Vol. 11, No. 19
Smartphone app encourages physical activity, study finds

Smartphone app encourages physical activity, study finds

Using a smartphone app, Stanford scientists and their colleagues conducted the first entirely digital randomized clinical trial to boost exercise among participants.

 
 
Electronic health records symposium examines privacy, workload issues
 

Electronic health records symposium examines privacy, workload issues

Speakers at Stanford Medicine’s second symposium on electronic health records discussed ways to increase patients’ access to data while maintaining security and decreasing the documentation burden for physicians.

 
Study shows why even well-controlled epilepsy can disrupt thinking
 

Study shows why even well-controlled epilepsy can disrupt thinking

Transient bursts of high-frequency electrical activity in epileptic brain tissue can impair cognition even when no seizure is occurring, Stanford scientists have found.

 
Liquid Light installed in new Stanford Hospital atrium
 

Liquid Light installed in new Stanford Hospital atrium

For the atrium of the new Stanford Hospital, New York sculptor James Carpenter, who has been captivated by the properties of light and glass for 50 years, was asked to find a way to convey a sense of water without liquid.

 
At State of Stanford Medicine, reviewing accomplishments and looking toward the future

At State of Stanford Medicine, reviewing accomplishments and looking toward the future

At the annual assembly, Stanford Medicine leaders provided updates on the new Stanford Hospital and other construction projects, and scientists recounted research advances made possible by a colleague’s tissue donation.

 

  

  

Of Note

A roundup of recent honors and awards. In this issue, read about David Gate, Kyle Loh, Manpreet Singh and others.


Inside Stanford Medicine is a twice-monthly newspaper that reports on the accomplishments and activities of the faculty, staff and students in the Stanford Medicine community. To suggest a story or to get more information, contact editor John Sanford at (650) 723-8309 or jsanford@stanford.edu.

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