- 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
May 22, 2018
Current Events: The Global Nursing Shortage with Dr. Victoria Rich
"By 2025, we're going to be short over 56,000 registered nurses within the state of Florida," says Victoria Rich, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the College of Nursing, senior associate vice president of USF Health, and nursing professor. This shortage is a problem around the world and it's not because of a lack of interest in the profession. Thanks to medical advancements, people.....
March 12, 2018
USF Health Encourages Teamwork, with Dr. Thomas Rutherford
An academic institution, such as USF Health, has the advantage of being a place where teamwork is not only encouraged, but thrives. One benefit of teamwork in health care is, “no matter what one person knows, somebody always can look at the situation from a different point of view and it opens up a whole new world,” says Thomas Rutherford, PhD, MD, professor and divisi.....
April 20, 2018
Teamwork is a Part of the Education at USF Health, with Dr. Terri Ashmeade
Doctors, nurses, pharmacists each go through different medical training programs to get their license, but in the real world, they still have to work together. "Both patient safety and quality improvement require us to work in teams," says Terri Ashmeade, MD, division chief and professor of pediatrics at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. "If we can get our stude.....