Stanford Health Care Welcomes First Patients to New Stanford Hospital
More than 1,600 staff members and faculty helped support the safe transition of approximately 200 patients into the new Stanford Hospital.
Featured Guest Contributor
Alpa Vyas, Vice President, Patient Experience
As the first point of contact for many patients at Stanford Health Care, Patient Experience is focused on creating a seamless experience for our patients, families and caregivers. One of our guiding principles is to reduce the friction or burden that patients and families face when they’re interacting with our health care system.
Physician Spotlight: Samuel Yang, MD, FACEP
Rapid Sepsis Test Could Save Lives
As a young trainee in emergency medicine, Sam Yang saw the struggle of front-line doctors, often ill equipped to treat suspected sepsis with targeted therapies. That early career experience inspired him to develop a new way to detect bloodstream infections, one that harnesses new technologies to make a diagnosis in hours rather than days.
The Journey from Diverse to Inclusive
Stanford Health Care Launches Employee Resource Groups
Stanford Health Care launched its first-ever affinity groups over the spring and summer. In all, more than 1,300 employees from both SHC and the School of Medicine joined one or more of eight Employee Resource Groups.
Patient Safety Column
Stanford Medicine recognized by Vizient as a top performer in quality and safety for 2019
Stanford Medicine was ranked in the top 10% among peer academic medical centers for inpatient and outpatient care by Vizient Inc., the nation’s leading health care performance improvement company that measures overall safety and quality in patient care.