Topic List : Patient Care
Stanford Medicine accepts patient transfers during pandemic
The transfers occurred as part of a mutual aid agreement among local and regional hospitals as COVID-19 cases surged.
Hospitals earn top safety grade
The Leapfrog Group, a national organization that evaluates health care organizations on many facets of patient safety, gave Stanford Health Care and Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare an A in its most recent assessment.
Patient’s leg healing after freak injury
Wendy Quivey suffered a complex leg fracture while celebrating a friend’s wedding in Mexico. Stanford orthopaedic surgeon Michael Gardner was able to get her back on her feet.
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.