Archive for the Patient Care Category

Kiosk in Morsani Center lobby offers helpful information

USF Health patients and caregivers now have a shortcut to helpful information with the recent installation of the e-Branch Library kiosk in the lobby of the Morsani Center […]

Cardiologists can help prevent diabetes, USF Health review article suggests

Cardiologists could and should take more action in guiding their patients to interventions aimed at delaying, and even preventing, diabetes, USF Health faculty proposed last month in a […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Tampa Magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors list

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 9,000 physicians across the Tampa Bay area, asking them to nominate peers they consider the best in their specialty. The final 2019 Top Doctors […]

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Byrd Institute’s medical experts and resources help world-traveling couple navigate Alzheimer’s journey

Seeking help at the first signs of Betty’s memory loss, the Boysens continue to live each day fully rather than letting the disease define them “Once the travel […]

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Largest-ever clinical trial for peanut allergy advances pediatric treatment closer to FDA approval

The University of South Florida was one of two Florida sites that tested the new immune therapy drug manufactured in Clearwater. TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2018) — With the […]

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IPE transitions-of-care simulation helps USF Health students train as teams

First-year students from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Athletic Training Program came together Oct. 16 and 18 at the Center for Advanced […]

FARA-USF scientific symposium advances toward treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium: Understanding a Cure recently marked its 9th year of bringing dedicated scientists, clinicians, and industry partners with patients and their families to USF […]

Early Parkinson’s patients waiting too long to seek medical evaluation

The time between diagnosis and the beginning of symptomatic treatment is critical in the effort to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD). A paper published in npg Parkinson’s […]

New Hernia Center offers three locations for patient care

USF Health recently launched a new service dedicated to hernia repair and is making this available in three Tampa area locations – giving patients across the region greater […]

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USF Health, Moffitt lead one of nation’s first academic Cardio-Oncology Programs

Michael Fradley, MD, had finished medical school. He’d completed training in internal medicine and cardiology.   He decided to pursue further training in electrophysiology, and began observing a substantial […]