Topic List : Patient Care
Telehealth for young patients
Digital health technology is helping Stanford Children’s Health offer patients and their families better access to Stanford Medicine pediatric experts.
New country, new bone marrow
Ikkei Takeuchi suffered from unexplained bone marrow failure. But with the help of his little brother and doctors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, he’s on the road to recovery.
The basics of acute flaccid myelitis
Small clusters of cases of infectious paralysis are occurring in young children across North America. A Stanford pediatric neurologist is working to understand the disease.
Heart recipient who gave birth looks back
Just 28 when she received a new heart at Stanford Hospital in 1991, Yolanda Ishaq went on to become the first heart transplant recipient to have a child at Stanford.
Heart pump for a young patient
Lizneidy Serratos, a patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, became the smallest person in the country to receive a HeartMate 3 ventricular assist device.
Effort to help teens with severe mental disorders
Stanford Children’s Health and the Children’s Health Council have launched RISE, an intensive mental health outpatient program for adolescents ages 14-18.
Mystery of headaches, nausea
By the time she was 24, Rachel Hale was on her fourth diagnosis and had been on headache medication for years. Then she met with Ian Carroll, MD, a headache and orofacial pain specialist at Stanford.
Symposium addresses electronic health records
The daylong event touched on fixing inefficiencies in EHRs, harnessing data for population health management, building on successes and overcoming obstacles.
CEO of Packard Children’s to retire
Christopher Dawes, who oversaw the development of Stanford Medicine’s pediatric health network and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, announced his retirement on March 20.
Team effort prevails against heart defect
A multidisciplinary care team at Packard Children’s Hospital ushered Kennedy Greenfield, hampered by a congenital heart defect, from the womb into the world.