Topic List : Patient Care
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.
Care for rape victims at Stanford Hospital
Starting in February, Stanford Hospital will become the second medical center in Santa Clara County to offer a place for victims of sexual assault to receive care and undergo evidence collection.
Private rooms in original hospital
Most patients who remain in the original Stanford Hospital building now have private rooms. The building will undergo renovations to bring it in line with the new hospital’s technology and entertainment systems.
New Stanford Hospital buzzes with life
The new hospital’s opening, on Nov. 17, marked the culmination of more than a decade of planning, designing, constructing and fine-tuning the 824,000-square-foot facility.
New Stanford Hospital opens its doors
Over 3½ hours Nov. 17, more than 1,600 staff members and faculty helped support the transition of around 200 patients into the new 824,000-square-foot hospital.
Separate locations for adult, pediatric emergency care
When the new Stanford Hospital opens, the emergency department will operate in two locations: one for patients 21 and older and one for patients 20 and younger.
Public gets glimpse of new hospital
Visitors touring the new Stanford Hospital during a weekend open house said they were thrilled to see it and were grateful to know it’s there should they need it.
Magazine features projects that add value to care
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine highlights tools and wellness initiatives at Stanford that are aimed at adding value to health care and addressing the individual needs of patients.