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Dialysis readmission rates improve with patient education

Dialysis readmission rates improve with patient education

Published: December 12, 2017


When it comes to quality improvement, the simplest procedural changes can sometimes make the greatest impact on patient experiences and outcomes. Dialysis is part of UF Health Jacksonville’s daily operations. Patients may be hospitalized for unrelated issues but require their regular dialysis treatment while recovering, whereas others may become hospitalized after missing a treatment. Patients who are not hospitalized have dialysis appointments three times a week. What they all have in common, typically, are the catheters through which they receive treatment.
Holidays mean more hazards for pediatric patients

Holidays mean more hazards for pediatric patients

Published: December 11, 2017


UF Health Jacksonville pediatric emergency providers warn of the dangers to children this time of year. The table is set, the lights are aglow and the whole family is gathered together. Just when all seems merry and bright, a child’s cough breaks through the cheer. The back of his new toy is open and the battery is nowhere in sight. It’s a tale of caution heard every year, yet it happens again and again.
Sibling surgeons provide specialized care

Sibling surgeons provide specialized care

Published: December 08, 2017


UF Health neurosurgeons, the Tavanaiepour brothers, balance unique relationship Kourosh Tavanaiepour, DO, has always seen Daryoush Tavanaiepour, MD, as more than a big brother. From their days as young children in eastern Pennsylvania, Daryoush also took on the role of father figure and mentor to Kourosh, who was trying to find his passion in life.
Lall selected as new chair of radiology

Lall selected as new chair of radiology

Published: December 07, 2017


Chandana “Sandy” Lall, MD, MBA, FSAR, has been chosen as the new chair of radiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.
UF Health Jacksonville research to improve recovery from post-traumatic stress

UF Health Jacksonville research to improve recovery from post-traumatic stress

Published: December 05, 2017


Researchers from UF Health Jacksonville and the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville are taking part in a first-of-its-kind national initiative to improve the understanding, prevention and recovery of soldiers and civilians who have experienced a traumatic event.The study is being funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and, along with UF Health, includes research teams from the University of North Carolina and Harvard University.

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This Thanksgiving, Promise Yourself: Don't Choke

WebMD - Published: November 22, 2017