Archive for the Pediatrics Category

It will take a cross-discipline approach to halt the opioid crisis, experts at IPE Day say

Cross-discipline and inter-agency efforts are likely to have the greatest impact on the current opioid epidemic. That was the take-away message at this year’s USF Health Interprofessional Education […]

Health team returns from Bahamas

The four USF Health physicians who traveled the Bahamas to offer medical help to evacuees from Hurricane Dorian have returned, sharing details about their effort. Seetha Lakshmi, MD, […]

USF Health physicians fly to Bahamas to help provide medical care [video]

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 […]

MCOM researchers part of study using new mouse model linking transfusions to dangerous digestive disease in infants

USF Health Heart Institute scientists developed nanoparticles deployed to suppress inflammation in the bowels of anemic infant mice, preventing transfusion-associated intestinal injury Physicians have long suspected that red […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Sea squirt’s microbiome offers clues to frontline immune defense, gut health

National Science Foundation research by USF Health’s Larry Dishaw has relevance for debilitating digestive disorders like inflammatory bowel disease What can we learn about human health from the […]

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 […]