Stanford Medicine Launches Online Second Opinion Program
A new online service creates an easy way for patients to seek a second opinion from a Stanford Medicine specialist.
Less Burnout Seen Among U.S. Physicians
The epidemic levels of physicians reporting burnout dropped modestly in 2017, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Mayo Clinic and the American Medical Association.
Stanford Leads World in Heart-Lung Block Transplants
Stanford Health Care’s Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery completed 10 heart-lung block transplants in 2018, more than any other center in the world.
Turning up Technology to Reduce Health Risks
When healthy patients are at high risk for cardiometabolic disease—a life-threatening combination of stroke, diabetes and heart disease—what they do between doctor’s visits is essential to lowering that risk as much as possible. But it can be hard to make lifestyle changes. Now, one clinic has shown that remote visits with care providers can make a measurable difference.
Patient Safety: SHC is Rising Star in Quality
Stanford Health Care received the Vizient Quality Leadership Rising Star Award, which recognizes academic medical centers that have improved substantially in the year-over-year rankings in the annual Vizient Quality and Accountability Study.