Archive for the Patient Care Category

USF Health physicians fly to Bahamas to help provide medical care

Four USF Health physicians boarded a small jet airplane Sept. 20 and headed to the Bahamas to provide medical care to those in shelters in Nassau. Working with […]

‘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 […]

USF Health radiology team helps advance clinical medicine with anatomically precise 3D prints

Using data specific to each patient, 3D models of bone and organs can be created to guide surgeons and educate patients.   Cardiologist Fadi Matar, MD, holds a […]

USF Health welcomes Dr. Christopher DuCoin, surgical expert in esophageal and bariatric surgery

It’s both the individual patient and the broader public health perspective of community that gives Christopher DuCoin, MD, MPH, FACS, a sense of balance in caring for patients. […]

Hillsborough County Schools approve adding Certified Athletic Trainers in all high schools

USF Health has agreed to provide Certified Athletic Trainers  to Hillsborough County Schools through its SMART Institute, a comprehensive sports safety program in the USF Health Morsani College […]

USF Health gynecologists featured on journal’s research paper video podcast

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine physicians Emad Mikhail, MD, and Lauri Hochberg, MD, were recently featured in a Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology video podcast about how […]

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10-year accreditation for USF Health’s Athletic Training Program

Amanda Tritsch, PhD, ATC, CSCS, had a busy 2018. The director of USF Health’s Professional Athletic Training Program and her team spent months making sure they met all […]

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USF Health earns a 100% score on national benchmarks for value-based care

USF Health attained a 100% score on its most recent Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) assessment, a measurement required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

Combined risk factors can help predict islet autoimmunity, type 1 diabetes

A TEDDY progress report, led by USF’s Jeffrey Krischer, shows for the first time that combining genetic and environmental factors substantially increases prediction of future diabetes TAMPA, Fla. […]

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 […]