Archive for the Patient Care Category

When age doesn’t matter: New model of care offers women greater expertise for fighting cancer

Brigitte Jenkins has more living to do. She is 80, has a full and loving family, and aims to reach her U.S. travel goal – she has visited […]

Fish Consumption Offers Same Protection in Preventing Childhood Asthma as Fish Oil Supplements

Tampa, Fla (October 30, 2017) – Pregnant women who consume fish rather than fish oil supplements are just as likely to protect their offspring from developing asthma. Researchers […]

Diagnosis of rare illness prompts global study led by USF- Johns Hopkins doctor

Oct. 26, 2017 — Jennifer Leiding, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and pediatric immunologist and allergy specialist at Johns Hopkins All […]

Doctor discusses USF Health relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Tampa, Fla.  (Oct. 17) — Back from last week’s trip to Puerto Rico, USF Health’s Dr. Asa Oxner discussed her recent experience treating patients and assessing critical medical […]

USF physicians earn spots on 2017-18 Best Doctors in America list

Once again, USF Health physicians fill the biennial Best Doctors in America® list, one of the largest ongoing peer physician polls in health care. This year, the local […]

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USF physicians donate supplies, treat patients in Puerto Rico

1,500 pounds of medications and supplies donated by USF Health were delivered Oct. 11 to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on a jet chartered by Tampa Bay Rays for a […]

Concussion Center opens, giving patients greater access to USF Health experts

USF Health has opened a new Concussion Center, offering health care providers across the Tampa Bay area with a facility dedicated to treating patients of all ages who […]

Dr. Thomas Rutherford practices superior medicine and patients recognize the difference

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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USF doctors perform unique procedure to save patient with infected pacemaker wires

TAMPA, Fla.  (August 30, 2017) — Pacemakers help people live longer, active lives. They’re also often worn for decades at a time. But a pacemaker’s wiring could get […]

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USF Health hospital partner’s performance ranked among nation’s best

Tampa General Hospital named one of top 50 hospitals nationally in six medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2017) — U.S. News […]