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.
Minimally invasive valve replacement
A recent decision by the Food and Drug Administration opened the door for Sharon Kramer of Atherton, California, to undergo a less-invasive heart valve replacement.
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.
Invasive heart treatments often needless
A large, international study led by Stanford and New York University found that invasive procedures are no better than medications and lifestyle advice at treating heart disease that's severe but stable.
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.
Advice on interviewing migrant children
Stanford experts have created four short videos to help lawyers at the U.S. border learn to sensitively interview migrant children and teens about traumatic experiences.
New Stanford Hospital dedicated
Dignitaries, faculty, staff and community members gathered Oct. 23 to commemorate a key milestone in Stanford Medicine’s history of medical care and innovation.
Liquid Light at Stanford Hospital
For the atrium of the new Stanford Hospital, New York sculptor James Carpenter, who has been captivated by the properties of light and glass for 50 years, was asked to find a way to convey a sense of water without liquid.
Leading in Precision Health
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A Legacy of Innovation
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