The Palo Alto City Council voted 6-0 Monday to add a three-story complex to the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, more than doubling its size in hopes of meeting a growing demand for space.
Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital may have discovered a surprising cure for a rare lymphatic condition in children, according to a School of Medicine press release. The sildenafil drug, commonly known as Viagra, has shown potential to cure these malformations and is the subject of a new clinical trial at the School of Medicine and Packard Children’s Hospital.
The Stanford Management Company (SMC) has continued to re-align its portfolio in response to losses sustained during the recent recession, according to SMC president and chief executive John Powers.
A team at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital has adopted a new approach to storing patients’ electronic medical records (EMR) called the Stanford Translational Research Integrated Database Environment (STRIDE), according to a perspective paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine. This new method allows doctors to compare their current patients with previous patients…
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.
Zurich Healthcare has entered into a new relationship with Stanford Hospital and Clinics Risk Consulting (SRC). Zurich customers now have access to various services, including consulting and enterprise risk management, offered by SRC at a discounted rate.
Angelica and Angelina Sabuco, two year-old twins who were born conjoined at the chest and abdomen, were separated from each other Tuesday at Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, according to a hospital report.
Hewlett-Packard and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital teamed up to introduce electronic, “patient-centered” dashboards in the hospital on Stanford’s campus, hoping to replace hand-written white boards and improve patient care.