UCSF researchers have developed a two-minute assessment tool to help hospital staff predict a patient’s risk of delirium, a change in mental cognition characterized by severe confusion and disorientation that can prolong hospital stays.
August 07, 2013
April 24, 2012
According to a provocative new UCSF analysis, patients are all too often left in the dark about how and what hospitals charge for their medical care – even in the face of a mounting push nationally for consumers to have a voice in how their health care dollars are spent.
April 17, 2012
A new UCSF Medical Center study finds that publicly reported “hospital readmission rates” often reflect problems like hospital-acquired infections or complications from surgery that may be misleading to patients.