Amid concerns over rising healthcare costs, Stanford recently launched a new, low-cost healthcare option for its employees and their dependents with an extended open enrollment date until Nov. 19.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
An ongoing contract dispute between University hospitals and 2,700 nurses looks set to continue after nurses last week rejected a new contract agreement negotiated by the hospitals and union leaders earlier this month.
Four-plus more years of building are projected for Stanford Hospital, but Clinics’ Vice President of Construction Bert Hurlbut noted that he and the construction team are going to “push hard to get it done early.”
The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) announced Monday the theft of a laptop containing patient medical information, an incident that has potentially affected up to 57,000 patients. The hospital has since notified affected individuals.
Fifty percent of young women did not resume using condoms after they stopped taking hormonal contraception pills, according to a study conducted by Stanford Medical School researchers.
The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital has joined forces with Henry M. Gunn High School and Palo Alto High School to promote mental health in high school students as part of Project Safety Net, a mental health initiative based in Palo Alto.