Topic List : Patient Care
Surge in televisits at Stanford Medicine
To slow the spread of COVID-19, Stanford Medicine physicians and patients are taking the traditional office visit online.
Donating blood exempt from shelter-in-place restrictions
The Stanford Blood Center urges those who are healthy, and who haven’t traveled to high-risk countries or been in contact with someone who has COVID-19, to donate blood.
Stanford offers drive-through coronavirus test
Drive-through appointments for Stanford Medicine’s COVID-19 test are available for patients who have been referred by their medical providers.
Stanford center helps patients with rare genetic disease
From migraines to strokes to brain bleeds, the symptoms of HHT are varied. Diagnosis is often delayed, yet early care can prevent both bothersome and deadly side effects.
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.