Half-million COVID-19 tests at Stanford Medicine
Stanford Medicine, one of the first medical centers in the country to conduct clinical tests for COVID-19, has remained at the cutting edge of coronavirus detection.
Digital health tools aid in weight loss
Digital health tools, such as diet-tracking apps, increase engagement in weight loss programs, helping users shed pounds, according to a new study.
Stanford Health Care earns high nursing honor
Stanford Health Care has been recognized as a Magnet organization for the fourth consecutive time, an accomplishment realized by less than 2% of hospitals nationwide.
Brain implants steady artist’s hand
Thanks to deep brain stimulation, an artist stricken with a common but lesser known neurological disorder called essential tremor can paint again with a steady hand.
$80 million gift for health of mothers, babies
The gift will help advance the science and practice of maternal-fetal medicine and fund new facilities to increase access to care at Stanford Medicine.
Genome sequencing at Stanford Health Care
Stanford Medicine now provides a service that harnesses the power of genome sequencing to identify the source of diseases and help target treatments.
Stanford Medicine, Sutter Health to provide cancer care in East Bay
The collaboration between Stanford Medicine and Sutter Health will expand access and equity to high-quality cancer care for East Bay patients, and includes future construction of a new outpatient cancer center.
Pathologist Jon Kosek dies at 90
An outdoor enthusiast, bicyclist and founder of a Christmas tree farm, Kosek was a staff pathologist at the VA Palo Alto Heath Care System for nearly 45 years, mentoring hundreds of residents and students.
How the pandemic is changing medicine
Stanford Health Care President and CEO David Entwistle spoke with other health care leaders on how the coronavirus pandemic has challenged their organizations and their communities, and how it could alter health care.
HIV/AIDS researcher David Katzenstein dies
The Stanford virologist conducted clinical vaccine trials, which led to the approval of antiretroviral drugs, greatly improving the survival of people living with HIV…