Topic List : Patient Care
Priority COVID-19 testing for first responders
Stanford Medicine is offering high-priority COVID-19 testing and a new screening and informational app, built with the support of Apple, to local police, firefighters and paramedics.
Gift to fight COVID-19 inspired by unsung heroes
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen and Marc Andreessen have donated $2 million to Stanford Health Care to defray unexpected costs of the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
New center for rare eye disease
A $10 million gift has enabled the launch of a center focusing on optic disc drusen, a poorly understood eye disease that can lead to visual impairment or even blindness.
Surge in televisits at Stanford Medicine
To slow the spread of COVID-19, Stanford Medicine clinicians and patients are taking the traditional office visit online.
Donating blood exempt from shelter-in-place restrictions
The Stanford Blood Center urges those who are healthy, and who haven’t traveled to high-risk countries or been in contact with someone who has COVID-19, to donate blood.
Stanford offers drive-through coronavirus test
Drive-through appointments for Stanford Medicine’s COVID-19 test are available for patients who have been referred by their medical providers.
Stanford center helps patients with rare genetic disease
From migraines to strokes to brain bleeds, the symptoms of HHT are varied. Diagnosis is often delayed, yet early care can prevent both bothersome and deadly side effects.
Tips for meaningful doctor-patient interactions
Stanford researchers say they have identified five practices that doctors can implement to achieve more meaningful interactions with patients.
Two new Stanford Children’s Health centers open
Two new care areas will benefit patients with cancer, blood disorders, and heart conditions.
In tough talks, doctors must use clear language
High-stakes conversations with patients and families about critical issues call for doctors to consider how their words are interpreted, Stanford researchers and experts say.