- 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 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.....
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.....
September 30, 2016
Technology is Transforming Health Care, with Jay Wolfson, DrPH, JD
Jay Wolfson, DrPH, JD says the role of technology is “one of the most dynamic forces” in health care. Biomedical and information technology is already changing the clinician’s ability to measure and access systems within the body. The availability and access to resources is also effecting the health care transformation. Through the use of big data and technology, Dr......