A nationwide study of more than 63,000 cases of cardiac arrest found that ambulances on average took nearly four minutes longer to handle calls from low-income areas than high-income communities.
In his fifth annual address, Chancellor Hawgood focused on the deep connections the University has to the Bay Area and its people.
The University of California has received notice from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Patient Care Technical Unit that it will hold a three-day strike across the UC system, beginning October 23, with other unions striking in sympathy.
Researchers at UCSF find wearable cardioverter defibrillators lower mortality among those who wear it as prescribed.
UCSF Health has named Raju Iyer as its new senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Marin General Hospital (MGH) and UCSF Health have formed a strategic alliance to expand clinical collaborations in Marin County.
Over the past three years, UCSF Health has seen patient satisfaction ratings climb, while negative safety incidents and overall costs have continually decreased.
UCSF ranked sixth on the national Best Hospitals Honor Roll and received special recognition for exceptional performance in 15 medical specialties, including top-10 status in a dozen.
New research demonstrates that therapy with L-Glutamine reduced the frequency of pain episodes in both pediatric and adult patients with sickle cell disease.
Dignity Health and UCSF Health are collaborating to develop a state-of-the-art digital engagement platform that will provide information and access to patients when and where they need it.