The UC San Diego Health International Patient Program was recognized as the 2017 Medical Provider of the Year by the International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ). ITIJ recognizes leading hea ...
UC San Diego Health has expanded its treatment of rare brain tumors by launching a specialized program in the diagnosis and treatment of acoustic neuromas and complex skull base tumors. The new progra ...
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When the health of a young cystic fibrosis patient worsened, she underwent a double lung transplant and, only a year and a half later, she was winning medals at the World Transplant Games Federation f ...
Scarless surgery is an option for patients at UC San Diego Health. Learn how some of the most commonly performed procedures can be performed through the mouth or other natural body openings.
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More than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 45 diverse spe ...
Two UC San Diego Health heart transplant patients recently had the unique opportunity to meet the families of their donors and are using the experience to shine a light on the importance of organ dona ...
UC San Diego Health has moved its electronic medical records (EMR) system to the cloud. The move to an Epic-hosted cloud environment is part of a long-term strategy to shift away from traditional data ...
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UC San Diego Health has been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health systems by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, a publication of the American Hospital Association. The award recognizes hos ...
Learn how to navigate online chats rooms to benefit your health, whether you’re looking for medical facts or emotional support, as well as how to protect your privacy while getting the information you ...
How do hospital and health care ranking and assessment tools help consumers? We asked Chad VanDenBerg, Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer for UC San Diego Health to help clear up the confusion.
An Orange County resident is airlifted to UC San Diego Health in need of an emergency quadruple bypass surgery. Find out how technology and a multidisciplinary team saved his life when every second co ...
Monica and Michail recently reunited with the UC San Diego Health liver transplant team to express their gratitude for the lifesaving care they received.
Patients with drug-refractory epilepsy have a new treatment option at UC San Diego Health. Instead of traditional surgery, patients may be eligible for a novel technique that allows surgeons to target ...
When Steve Larrabee fell 28 ft. from scaffolding, a friend below said he looked like Superman when he hit the dirt. Larrabee suffered a hand injury that has caused him pain ever since, but a spinal co ...
Larry Smarr needed surgery. His surgeon performed the procedure twice: the first time on his virtual self. A look at the possible future of surgery.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are tumors that arise is the wall of the digestive tract, and most often occur in the stomach or small intestine. Though more common in later in life, GISTs can ...
Meet Drew Renick, a triathlete who went home the same day he had his hip replaced. His surgeon, Scott Ball, MD, explains how joint replacements can now often be performed as outpatient procedures.
Modern hospitals are designed to aid healing in every possible space, from operating rooms and recovery areas to cafeterias and lobbies. One way is through art, and the new Jacobs Medical Center at UC ...
Patients at the newly opened Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health can be in command of their own experience by controlling room temperature, lighting, accessing their personal medical informat ...
On November 4, 2016, surgeons at UC San Diego Health performed the region’s first combined heart-liver transplant (CHLT). During the 10-hour surgery, 54-year old Frank “Sonny” Taitano received a healt ...