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October 30, 2013
UCSF's Pierre Theodore is the first surgeon to use the tech device, Google Glass, as a surgical tool to make a patient's CT and X-ray images available to him for quick reference while in the operating room.
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 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.
October 16, 2013
A UCSF-led team of scientists has discovered that a gene mutation found in some bladder cancers is indicative of low-risk tumors that are unlikely to recur or progress after surgery.
October 11, 2013
A team from UCSF was one of six winners of the worldwide OpenIDEO/Mayo Clinic Challenge that sought to answer the question, “How might we all maintain well-being and thrive as we age?”
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.
October 01, 2013
UCSF is kicking off Diversity Month by announcing this year’s honorees for the Chancellor Diversity Awards, which recognizes the work of faculty members, staff and postdocs/students/trainees.
September 25, 2013
Some of UCSF’s leading experts discuss the potential impact of new health care coverage options on hospitals and clinics, and on women and children, available statewide under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
September 25, 2013
Josh Adler, chief medical officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, discusses the Affordable Care Act's impact on hospitals and medical practice.
September 25, 2013
Claire Brindis, director of the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, discusses the changes to health coverage under the Affordable Care Act for women and young adults.

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