Archive for the Patient Care Category

USF Health Neurology and VuEssence collaborate on stroke early-detection test

The diagnostic blood test being developed is intended to speed treatment critical to improving  ischemic stroke outcomes Lauren Barnathan, who routinely works with stroke patients as a speech pathologist […]

USF Health to implement electronic billing system

USF Health converted to the Epic electronic health records (EHR) system in August 2015, springing the organization into a new era of efficiency, patient care and safety, and […]

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David Kang probes brain changes in aging that tip the balance toward dementia

His team searches beyond the hallmark Alzheimer’s disease proteins for alternative treatments In his laboratory at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center, neuroscientist David Kang, PhD, focuses on […]

New Chief of Surgical Oncology, specializing in liver and pancreatic cancer care, joins USF Health

For all his accomplishments, Andreas Karachristos, MD, prides himself on being available to his patients via his cell phone number 24-7. This open and accessible approach helps patients […]

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The USF Health Fetal Care Center of Tampa Bay’s multidisciplinary team performs third successful EXIT procedure

  Inside the mother’s womb, a fetus exchanges oxygen through the umbilical cord. Once the fetus is delivered, the umbilical cord is clamped, giving the baby the ability […]

Streamlining how we work improves patient experience

Streamlining how patients access their health care providers – from the first encounter to the myriad details for overall operations – could greatly impact patient satisfaction and quality […]

Dr. Clifton Gooch appointed to ALS Association National Board of Trustees

Clifton (Cliff) Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Neurology, was recently appointed to the national ALS Association Board of […]

‘Watchful waiting’ with routine ultrasound safer than removing benign ovarian cysts, study suggests

USF Health is only U.S. site participating in the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis phase 5 study A watchful waiting approach may be better than surgery for most women […]

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USF Health opens new Pamela Muma Women’s Health Center

Personalized women’s health facility now accepting members Women in the Tampa Bay region who seek a more personalized, navigated style of health care now have a new option, […]

Clinical trial seeks to reduce risk of Alzheimer’s, delay effects from disease

Jan. 29, 2019 – What if solving brain games and puzzles on a computer could reduce the chances of developing dementia such as Alzheimer’s or delay the debilitating loss […]