Category: News Briefs
After 60 Years, Scientists Find the Missing Link in Our Body’s Blood Pressure Control
These cellular sensors detect subtle changes in blood pressure and adjust hormone levels to keep it in check.
Centra and UVA Health Announce Strategic Clinical Affiliation, Building on a Shared Commitment to Quality Care in the Local Community
Through this new affiliation, the two independent health systems will further their collaboration in new areas, including malignant hematology, kidney transplant and physician recruitment.
UVA Structural Heart Disease Team Performed Live Cases at the 2021 International TVT Conference
This annual meeting on structural heart disease was broadcast live worldwide. A recording of the event is now available online.
UVA Health Now Sole Owner of Novant Health UVA Health System
With more than 1,000 inpatient beds throughout Virginia, UVA Health has now expanded its scope even further to provide patients statewide more opportunities to access clinical trials and the highly specialized care UVA Health is known for.
UVA Children’s Named No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report
This is the first year U.S. News has done a state-by-state ranking of the nation’s best children’s hospitals.
Melina R. Kibbe Named Dean of UVA’s School of Medicine
Kibbe is an outstanding clinician, researcher and highly respected educator. She will serve as the 17th dean of the UVA School of Medicine and chief health affairs officer for UVA Health.
View a Recent Panel Discussion on Bias, Prejudice and Racism Directed at Healthcare Providers
At this upcoming virtual event hosted by UVA Health, a panel of national experts will discuss a recent case study of patient bias against a healthcare provider at a major academic institution.
UVA Health Designated a Center of Excellence for Treating Cerebral Cavernous Malformations
UVA is the only Center of Excellence in Virginia and in the southeastern U.S., and one of just eight centers nationally.
What Your Patients Can Expect from the Epic Upgrade
The updates are primarily cosmetic, with minor functionality changes to improve usability.
With Drug Overdoses on the Rise, Upcoming Event Aims to Help Patients Dispose of Prescriptions Safely
UVA will host a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event to make it easy for patients to eliminate unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs from their medicine cabinets.