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March 06, 2013
UCSF Medical Center, including the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, has made increasing the safety of health care one of its highest priorities. Here are just some of the ways it is working toward that.
March 06, 2013
In response to mounting evidence that serious errors in hospitals often could be prevented by enhancing communication, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is participating in the nine-center I-PASS study to determine how to best teach residents to properly hand off pediatric patients to reduce errors.
March 06, 2013
A first-of-its-kind interactive and virtual radiology symposium will be based at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus in May, pulling together professionals at every level of hospital care to improve the safety of diagnostic imaging.
March 06, 2013
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a new report that identifies the top 10, evidence-based patient safety strategies available to clinicians.
March 06, 2013
About 450 people recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of the UCSF's Institute for Health Policy Studies, which has a record of excellence in shaping health policy on a local, national and international level.
March 06, 2013
Teams of UCSF clinicians each took shifts inside a bus set up to simulate the room of a patient showing signs of sepsis, as part of a Bay Area mobile initiative to improve the ability to identify and treat sepsis patients as early as possible.
March 01, 2013
Ever the innovator, UCSF is using a new fundraising method to advance health sciences research.
February 26, 2013
Lower-income patients want to communicate electronically with their doctors, but the revolution in health care technology often is not accessible to them, due to inadequate health information services within the health care clinics they frequent, according to a survey by UC San Francisco researchers.
February 21, 2013
In the coming months, residents throughout Northern California will hear why UCSF Medical Center is the place to come for the latest, most effective health care.
February 20, 2013
A new website aims to guide parents in managing their young child's pain after surgery and give them the framework for how to be more effective caregivers.

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