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June 27, 2012
A professional drummer for more than 45 years, Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and his band mates held a special performance for kids and their families at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
June 26, 2012
UCSF Medical Center's recent adoption of a new electronic health record system, not only advances patient safety, it enables UCSF to comply with a federal mandate requiring all health providers and hospitals to shift to electronic medical records as part of national health care reform.
June 26, 2012
UCSF Medical Center has taken a major step forward in advancing patient safety and quality of care by implementing one of the most comprehensive electronic health records systems nationally.
June 26, 2012
An investigation led by UCSF has found that the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission is increased three fold for women with bacterial vaginosis, a common disorder in which the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted.
June 25, 2012
UCSF health care professionals and policy experts are awaiting the highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling on President Obama’s health care law, which will come on the its final day in session on Thursday.
June 21, 2012
Preventing diabetes or delaying its onset has been thought to stave off cognitive decline -- a connection strongly supported by the results of a 9-year study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
June 20, 2012
Liver cancer is expected to become more common in the United States in coming years. “It’s deadly and it’s preventable,” says UCSF physician and researcher Tung Nguyen, MD.
June 20, 2012
Viral hepatitis chronically infects between 3.5 and 5.2 million people in the U.S. and more than 30,000 in San Francisco, alone — but only about one in three people who are infected know it, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
June 20, 2012
At the edge of a San Francisco neighborhood that has been riddled with drug addiction for decades, UCSF epidemiologist Kimberly Page, PhD, MPS, leads a research team that provides outreach, screening and prevention programs for drug users, those who are especially vulnerable to hepatitis C infection.
June 19, 2012
UCSF Medical Center today became the only institution in the United States to receive a perfect score on the national LGBT Healthcare Equality Index for five consecutive years.

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