Topic List : Patient Care

  • Symposium addresses electronic health records

    The daylong event touched on fixing inefficiencies in EHRs, harnessing data for population health management, building on successes and overcoming obstacles.

  • CEO of Packard Children’s to retire

    Christopher Dawes, who oversaw the development of Stanford Medicine’s pediatric health network and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, announced his retirement on March 20.

  • Team effort prevails against heart defect

    A multidisciplinary care team at Packard Children’s Hospital ushered Kennedy Greenfield, hampered by a congenital heart defect, from the womb into the world.

  • Podcast: 'Special K' as potential OCD treatment

    In this podcast, Stanford psychiatrist Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD, discusses how she got interested in the use of ketamine to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder and how she is determined to find out why, in studies, the drug has provided relief from symptoms.

  • New Packard Children’s Hospital to open in December

    More than doubling its current size, the expanded Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford will transform the patient experience through family-centered design and technological innovation, while setting new standards for sustainability in hospital design.

  • Crowdsourcing autism data

    Many areas across the globe have few autism experts, leading to delayed care for kids who live there. Stanford scientists have launched a crowdsourcing project to pinpoint such geographic gaps, and find ways to fill them.

  • Hospital bids farewell to twins

    The 2½-year-old sisters, who were surgically separated at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in December, moved March 9 from Palo Alto to UC-Davis Children’s Hospital in Sacramento.

  • Mom’s CPR saves son

    Jose Agredano Jr. got CPR from his mother after being struck in the chest by the ball during a soccer game — an impact that triggered a rare and often lethal medical condition.

  • Volunteer devotes half a century to Stanford

    When Martha Bachmann first volunteered as a “Pink Lady” in 1962, Stanford Hospital was known as Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital Center. Over her long career, she has watched the hospital expand dramatically.

  • Update on formerly conjoined twins

    The 2½ -year-old sisters are happy, chatty and motivated to learn new skills as they continue to recover, according to their caregivers at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.