Two UCSF faculty members have won grants to develop their proposals for improving health care while lowering costs at UC medical centers.
March 05, 2014
UCSF is changing the way you think about your neighborhood drugstore by putting the pharmacist front and center – not just in the store, but also on your health care team.
February 03, 2014
Leaders of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland spoke at a special grand rounds to discuss the nature of the affiliation between the two hospitals.
January 15, 2014
Women giving birth in California can face a huge cost difference in their hospital bills, according to a new UCSF study that highlights the need for more price transparency in health care.
December 26, 2013
A collaborative model of maternity care between UCSF’s certified nurse-midwives and obstetricians that began at San Francisco General Hospital almost 40 years ago allows each to learn from one another and practice to their unique strengths.
October 24, 2013
Barbara Drew is leading research to solve the dangerous problem of alarm fatigue, in which clinicians turn down, turn off or tune out the alarms because they're exhausted by their frequency and false readings.
August 07, 2013
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.
July 16, 2013
UCSF Medical Center ranks among the nation's premier hospitals for the 12th consecutive year and is the best in Northern California.
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
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.