The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on health care has made it more important than ever for nursing schools to educate the next generation of front-line providers. Now, thanks to an effort by Florida lawmakers to combat the nursing shortage, the UF College of Nursing plans to build a “pipeline” to move well-prepared nurses into the workforce.
UF Health Shands Hospital once again has the most nationally recognized adult and pediatric specialties among Florida hospitals ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
Researchers at the University of Florida have created and are using a diagnostic tool that leverages artificial intelligence to identify a patient’s likelihood of developing sepsis — and how severe it will be — as soon as 12 hours after their hospital admission.
UF researchers have discovered a novel way in the lab to fight rapidly evolving strains of coronaviruses by breaking the cycle of allowing the virus to spread.
The Cure HHT foundation this month designated UF Health as Florida’s first HHT Center of Excellence and one of just 31 centers in North America, marking the health system as a top-tier provider of HHT treatment and research.
Lakesha Butler, Pharm.D., a professor of pharmacy practice and director of diversity, equity and inclusion at Southern Illinois University deeply trained in facilitating diversity-related discussion and policy change, has been named UF Health’s associate vice president for inclusion, diversity and health equity and chief diversity officer.
Women experience heart disease differently than men, a fact that has often led to their symptoms being missed and dismissed. New research is uncovering the genes that may explain these sex-specific differences, which could help reduce disparities in cardiac care between men and women.
Researchers have confirmed an artificial intelligence system known as MySurgeryRisk accurately helps doctors predict and manage complications after surgery that can pose many challenges for both physicians and patients.
Dignity Therapy was developed to help adults with cancer maintain or foster a sense of dignity in the final stage of their lives through completing important psychological tasks such as sharing life lessons and preparing a legacy document for loved ones.
As the new chief financial officer for UF Scripps, James Lapple will provide strategic direction, guidance and oversight for the institute’s important mission of advancing scientific discovery and education for the betterment of human health.
Environmental enteric dysfunction, also called EED, is characterized by a chronic inflammation of the gut. It is a silent health problem in middle to low-income countries—and pathogens affecting the intestines are thought to play a role in its development.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy and the American Pharmacists Association, or APhA, announced a new partnership today that will allow pharmacists to test patients for several non-emergency health issues.
The Covid Reflections installation is one of seven projects funded by the Arts for UF Vaccine Confidence Program, an initiative sponsored by UF’s College of Arts’ Center for Arts in Medicine.