Overcoming financial challenges that take a budget balance sheet from the red into the black is nothing new to Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He’s been there, done that.
February 27, 2014
As the worlds of health care, research and higher education undergo seismic economic shifts, UC San Francisco is uniquely well positioned to excel and even capitalize on the changes, University leaders say.
October 29, 2013
UCSF's Center for Healthcare Value and its partners convened “The Future of Health Care Price Transparency in California: A Multi-Stakeholder Summit" to discuss strategies that could help lower medical costs.
October 03, 2013
The government closure that started Oct. 1 is expected to have minimal impact on UCSF if it does not last for more than a few weeks. But if the closure is protracted, UCSF and the University of California overall are expected to face a number of challenges as a result.
September 11, 2013
Nearly 2,600 faculty, staff, students and community members shared more than 24,600 ideas to map the future of UC San Francisco using an online gaming platform over two days.
September 09, 2013
UCSF is not ordinarily a place for fun and games, but that’s exactly what campus leaders are hoping will happen for 36 hours on Wednesday and Thursday.
August 26, 2013
For 36 hours on September 11 and 12, members of the UCSF community will have an opportunity to share their bold ideas to map the future of the University by participating in a novel online game.
July 31, 2013
Pension issues are at the heart of the contract negotiations stalemate between the University of California and the union representing its health care workers, a top UC health system leader explains in an opinion piece published today. Jack Stobo, MD
May 10, 2013
As part of efforts to reduce the cost of health care while also improving quality, the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value has announced winners of its "Caring Wisely" initiative.
November 08, 2012
Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, says academic medical centers must reconsider their traditions, practices and culture to thrive amidst significant funding cuts.