- 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
January 04, 2021
Current Events: Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Works, with Michael Teng, PhD
The light at the end of a very dark tunnel has arrived with the release of COVID-19 vaccines. Tampa General Hospital has been chosen to be one of five hospitals to participate in the state's pilot program for the distribution of the coronavirus vaccine because of the large population TGH serves and its ability to maintain ultra-cold storage of the vaccine. The shipment of .....
October 01, 2020
Keeping Patients Safe During COVID-19, with Dr. Terri Ashmeade
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a lasting impact on the way we live, work and interact. USF Health closely follows the evolving CDC guidelines for COVID-19 to keep patients and staff safe in our clinics. Listen to Terri Ashmeade, MD, chief quality officer at USF Health and Morsani College of Medicine pediatrics professor, discuss patient safety in the clinics. Video.....
November 03, 2020
In the wake of a pandemic that forced the closing of many health care practices, USF Health quickly found a way to keep making life better for patients and families across the Tampa Bay area. Telehealth appointments have been how patients have stayed connected to our health care teams when in-person visits were reduced. USF Health recently hit a new milestone for its t.....