Archive for the Patient Care Category
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Teen never realized how undernourished she was until USF surgeon corrects digestive blockage

USF surgeon Dr. Charles Paidas reconstructed Kaitlin Smith’s intestines, fixing a problem that had haunted the teen her entire life Kaitlin Smith earned great grades and awards in […]

Patient advisory council aims to strengthen USF Physicians Group patient experience

A newly formed Family and Patient Advisory Council is helping the USF Physicians Group hear directly from patients on ways to improve patient experience at USF Health. Made […]

USF neonatologist studies inflammatory pathways that may lead to new treatments for sickest newborns [multimedia]

University of South Florida neonatologist Akhil Maheshwari, MD, and his team advance research to understand, detect and identify novel treatments for necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, a life-threatening inflammatory […]

USF Health IS to present research at AAMC

Three USF Health Information Systems (IS) research submissions have been selected for full session presentations at the upcoming 2016 Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference. The conference, sponsored by the […]

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Tampa General Hospital gives $3.5 million for Heart Institute, neurosciences at USF Health

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 29, 2016) – The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a $3.5 million gift from Tampa General Hospital for the USF […]

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USF Health, Moffitt Cancer Center mark first year of Cardio-Oncology Program

Abby Jones was diagnosed with breast, kidney and lung cancers at Moffitt Cancer Center two years ago – all at age 29. “Who knew I would have to […]

USF Health takes part in national Tell Me More campaign to highlight compassionate patient care

She’s a grandmother to 16 grandchildren, she’s taking a cruise to the Caribbean, and she’s going to Miami to get a boat. These are details June Ryan wants […]

New on-site patient labs mean convenience and faster results for USF Health patients

In its continued effort to make the best use of patients’ time during their visits, the USF Physicians Group is opening Patient Labs in the Morsani Center for […]

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USF Health experts help local media report on Zika

As the world hears news about the spread of the Zika virus and its link to other conditions, particularly the debilitating birth defect microcephaly, local media turn to […]

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Expanding Call Center improves patient experience at USF Health

The USF Physicians Group is taking multiple steps toward improving the patient experience. One of the primary focuses is on bolstering its Call Center with more staff, technology […]