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Thousands of UCSF health care workers are mobilizing to prepare for the potential influx of patients sickened by COVID-19, even as hundreds of UCSF scientists race against time to defeat the deadly respiratory virus impacting communities around the world.
Irregular heart impulses that lead to stroke can be detected using a smartwatch with a specially designed application, a finding that could eventually lead to new ways to screen patients for earlier treatment.
Office visits offer doctors only a snapshot of chronic conditions. That’s where new mobile health-tracking technology can make a real difference, providing detailed and long-term health data for each patient.
U.S. hospitals are making slow progress in ensuring that their providers have access to and use patients’ complete electronic health records when those patients have also received care from outside providers.
UC San Francisco’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has received $85 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue to provide training, research support and other services, and to launch new programs aimed at diversifying the patients in research and advancing precision medicine.