- USF Health is focused on providing the safest care for our patients. To accomplish this goal, we currently employ a robust electronic health records system, known as Epic, to improve patient outcomes. This system allows physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals to determine the best course of care for each individual patient.
- USF Health is a leader in shaping a future that puts the patient at the center of the health care team. Our academic health center’s collaborative approach to education, research and clinical practice adds value to the compassionate patient care we deliver, combining the strengths and perspectives of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, public health professionals, physical therapists, physician assistants and other health professionals.
- USF Health is a proud health care leader in Florida’s southwest region. We use evidence-based medicine, individualized treatment plans and patient safety mechanisms to ensure that our patients have the best outcomes while lowering their costs. Our health care providers are committed to making life better.
Patient and Community Centered Care
April 02, 2019
Current Events: Manikins Versus Cadavers, with Dr. Haru Okuda
A National Geographic article titled, "Digital Cadavers are Replacing Real Ones but Should They?" compares the pros and cons of simulation technology and cadavers. The article talks about the importance of cadavers for the empathy they teach medical students. "When I trained, I spent a semester with a person who had donated themselves to science and to medici.....
April 02, 2019
Physician Burnout, with Dr. John T. Sinnott
Burnout has been defined as a long-term, unresolvable job stress that leads to exhaustion and feeling overwhelmed, cynical, detached from the job, and lacking a sense of personal accomplishment. According to Medscape's 2019 survey of more than 15,000 physicians in over 29 specialties, 44% of physicians reported feeling burned out; 11% were colloquially depressed and 4.....
January 10, 2019
The Power of Academic Medicine, with Dr. Jessica Brumley
The power of academic medicine can be found in USF Health's department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. A number of expecting mothers are at risk of complications and through interprofessional collaboration, Jessica Brumley, CNM, PhD, assistant professor and midwifery director can optimize the care of these patients. In addition, an academic medical center provides patients w.....