Topic List : Patient Care
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.
SHC – ValleyCare rakes in honors
Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare was recognized for overall quality, safety and performance in a number of specialties.
Less invasive treatment for thyroid nodules
A recently approved technique for radio-frequency ablation treats or prevents problems caused by thyroid nodules, providing an alternative to surgical removal of the gland.
Nursing organization to open Stanford chapter
Sigma, an international nursing honor society, will establish a chapter at Stanford, the first one that’s not connected to a nursing school.
Stanford Hospital among top 20 hospitals in U.S.
Stanford Hospital has made U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for the sixth time.
Cancer experience drives scientific curiosity
New Stanford graduate Nico Poux, a former pediatric oncology patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, hopes to bring his experience with cancer to future work as a physician-scientist.