How to lower transactions costs in health care
A new analysis by Stanford researchers suggests the health care industry can reap many of the economic benefits of a “Medicare for All” program through incremental changes to the private health care market.
Using population data to prevent disease in individuals
In a virtual chat, the School of Medicine’s dean and the chair of epidemiology and population health discussed how the seemingly distinct fields can intersect to boost health equity.
New director of Biodesign Center
Makower will take over leadership of the center, which is dedicated to training people to be health-technology innovators, in the summer.
Medical students meet their matches
Medical students learned on March 19 where they would be heading for their residencies.
Double transplant saves life of COVID-19 patient
Surgeons describe the patient’s 24-year-old son as a hero for his persistent and dedicated advocacy on behalf of his father.
Making medicine out of RNA
Ribonucleic acid, a key player in cellular protein production, is used, with increasing success, by biotechnologists bent on preventing and curing diseases.
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.
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.
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.
Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A dedicated page provides the latest information and developments related to the pandemic.
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Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, defining and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.