Topic List : Patient Care
Eventful first year at new hospital
The 368-bed hospital building, which celebrates its one-year anniversary on Nov. 17, features technology and design features that have made handling COVID-19 cases easier.
Disparities in COVID-19 hospitalizations
Researchers found that Black and Hispanic people made up 58% of all patients hospitalized for COVID-19 and 53% of those who died from the disease.
Renewal project at hospital begins
The hospital complex at 300 Pasteur Drive in Palo Alto will remain open for patient care during a six-year renovation and rebuilding project.
Flu vaccination in a time of COVID-19
It’s time to get a flu shot. In a Q&A, Shanthi Kappagoda, MD, clinical associate professor of infectious diseases, explains why it’s especially important to be vaccinated this year.
Top marks from LGBTQ rights group
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, an advocacy organization for gender and sexual minorities, gives high marks to Stanford Health Care for its equitable treatment of patients and employees.
Dermatologic care during pandemic
Since elective procedures at Stanford Health Care resumed in April, clinicians and administrators in dermatology are caring for patients in the safest way possible.
COVID-19 course for global health workers
Health care workers around the world can take a five-hour course, created by Stanford emergency physicians, on caring for COVID-19 patients and preventing the spread of the disease.
SHC – ValleyCare rakes in honors
Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare was recognized for overall quality, safety and performance in a number of specialties.
Less invasive treatment for thyroid nodules
A recently approved technique for radio-frequency ablation treats or prevents problems caused by thyroid nodules, providing an alternative to surgical removal of the gland.
Nursing organization to open Stanford chapter
Sigma, an international nursing honor society, will establish a chapter at Stanford, the first one that’s not connected to a nursing school.