- 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
July 13, 2018
Current Events: Amazon is Disrupting Health Care
Amazon announced a partnership with J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway to address the need for better health care and how it’s delivered to its U.S. employees. “Health care and education are probably the last two areas that have really not been disrupted in a major manner,” says Kevin Sneed, PharmD, senior associate vice president of USF Health and dean of the Colleg.....
July 13, 2018
Dr. Thomas Rutherford Recounts His First Experiment
In the late 1980s, during a postdoctoral fellowship, Thomas Rutherford, PhD, MD, professor and division director of obstetrics and gynecology for the USF Health College of Medicine, conducted an experiment that he’ll always remember. “We were looking for a gene for beta galactosyltransferase. And in looking for that gene, we were using an antibody to screen a placental.....
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.....