Archive for the Women’s Health 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 […]

Thyroid expert joins USF Health endocrinology team

Yevgeniya Kushchayeva, MD, PhD, came to the United States determined to contribute to science and medicine. As a teenager in Soviet Ukraine, when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster rendered […]

Fetal ultrasound technique does not improve prediction of small-for-gestational age babies

USF Health’s study finds no added benefit of the cerebroplacental ratio approach over standard umbilical artery Doppler ultrasound in evaluating pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction Fetal growth […]

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 […]

‘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 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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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) […]

New Chief of Surgical Oncology, specializing in liver and pancreatic cancer care, joins USF Health

For all his accomplishments, Andreas Karachristos, MD, prides himself on being available to his patients via his cell phone number 24-7. This open and accessible approach helps patients […]

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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 […]