- 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
November 30, 2017
Don Mullins on Safety and Preparedness Management
“The strength of USF and USF Health is its people,” said Don Mullins, director of safety and preparedness for USF Health, referring to the challenges faced by the organization while preparing for a severe storm like Hurricane Irma and its aftermath. Don Mullins, who joined USF Health three years ago, coordinates disaster preparedness efforts among emergency manageme.....
November 17, 2017
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......
September 30, 2016
Patient Care and Patient Safety
Lucy Guerra, MD It’s in Dr. Lucy Guerra’s genes to be completely drawn in to the team-based patient care offered at USF Health. Her own Latino heritage includes a close-knit family that is involved in nearly every aspect of life, including each other’s health. Knowing she is living true to who she is, she practices team-based medicine every day, putting her patie.....