UVA Health Leads Effort to Develop Best Practices for Infection Control at Long-Term Care Facilities
With $1.2 million in funding, UVA Health seeks collaborators to help create an online resource that will provide best practices and guidelines on infection control at long-term care facilities.
The 3 Principles That Make Telehealth for Older Adults Successful
UVA Health geriatrician Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, is spearheading a national initiative to tailor telemedicine to meet the needs of older adults.
UVA Health Among Select Centers to Offer Curative Therapy for Rare Pulmonary Hypertension
Learn how a team of dedicated clinicians brought pulmonary thromboendarterectomy to Virginia.
UVA Health Wins Grant to Study Sleep Improvement for Dementia In Older Adults
Research will shed light on the connection between poor sleep and dementia and point to possible online treatments.
Kids Diagnosed with Severe Hepatitis: What You Need to Know
As part of the its investigation, the CDC is asking healthcare providers nationwide to consider testing for adenovirus in pediatric patients of all ages with hepatitis of unknown origin.
Patient Care Questions? Get Answers from a UVA Provider with New 924-KIDS Hotline
The goal of this new hotline is to connect you to the answers you need right when you need them. Urgent question about a patient's condition? Looking for clarification about discharge orders? We're here to help.
5 Tips to Get More Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer
As providers, we have an opportunity to ensure patients are well informed about why screening is important, when it’s necessary and how it’s done.
Get to Know: Hematologist and Medical Oncologist Gwenalyn Garcia, MD
Gwenalyn Garcia, MD, is a fellowship-trained hematologist and medical oncologist who cares for patients at UVA Cancer Center Augusta.
Drug Discovery: A Safer, More Accessible Treatment for Recurrent Pediatric T-ALL
UVA Children's pediatric oncology researchers have developed a molecule to block a key determinant of T-ALL cell survival.
UVA Surgeons Are Expanding the Pool of Organs for Kids & Adults With Pediatric Domino Liver Transplant
In lieu of more donors, UVA Children's transplant specialists are bridging the organ gap by innovating new ways to broaden the pool. These complex procedures are improving organ allocation for both kids and adults throughout the region.