A recent report by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) showed that a new approach to handling preventable medical errors has reduced liability premiums at Stanford hospitals by $3.2 million per year.
Stanford will soon be home to a brand new clinic aiming to revolutionize primary healthcare. Starting April 1, 2012 a comprehensive team of medical professionals will open a clinic specializing in the care of chronic diseases. Dr. Alan Glaseroff, MD, has relocated to Stanford to serve as the clinic’s medical director. His wife, Dr. Ann Lindsay, MD, will also work in the new clinic.
American medical schools are lacking LGBT-related health curriculum, according to a new study published by the Stanford School of Medicine. A survey of 132 schools discovered that medical students spend a median total of five hours studying LGBT-related issues.
Patients and healthcare providers are lingering in a state of uncertainty as negotiations between Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield continue.