MedStaff Update: August 2018
New Operating Suites Bring Advanced Technology to Surgical Patients at Stanford
As surgery becomes increasingly minimally invasive and involves combining multiple techniques and technologies into single procedures, the operating rooms at the new Stanford Hospital have been designed to accommodate these advancements.
Physician Spotlight: Pioneering Stanford Pain Medicine Specialist Also Serves as Medical Director for International Medical Services
Xiang Qian, MD, PhD, divides his time between caring for pain medicine patients, conducting collaborative research to develop novel pain management therapies and serving as Medical Director for Stanford’s International Medical Services.
Realizing the Clinical Potential of Electronic Health Records
At Stanford Medicine’s EHR National Symposium in June, Dean Lloyd Minor, MD, encouraged attendees—leaders in patient care, technology, design thinking and public policy—to chart a future that fulfills the clinical promise of electronic health records while reducing the administrative burdens.
Featured Guest Contributor Linda Hoff, Chief Financial Officer, Stanford Health Care
As my first year with Stanford Health Care concludes, I am honored to be part of an organization that has accomplished so much over the past year. Together we have exceeded the budgeted financial results and have dramatically improved quality scores.
Physicians Honored at Annual Gala
In late May, Stanford Health Care held the annual Honorary Awards Dinner to honor Stanford Medicine physicians for their excellence in patient care, service and teaching.