The pandemic struck months after the new Stanford Hospital opened. Its new technology and other innovations have been crucial to managing the crisis.
Early in the pandemic, with few clues about how to treat critically-ill COVID-19 patients, Stanford’s ICU team developed and shared expertise to save lives.
Megan Mahoney, Stanford Health Care's chief of staff, discusses racism and bias in the nation's health care system and how it can be overcome.
How Stanford Medicine ramped up in the spring of 2020 to cope with a coming global pandemic and learned how to brace for the next wave of COVID-19 patients.
From how to quarantine to how to monitor your oxygen levels, a Stanford physician offers tips on what to do if you have COVID-19.
A Stanford Health Care librarian uses his tracking skills to stem the spread of the coronavirus as a volunteer contact tracer.
After treating a patient with an unusual ammonia metabolism problem, a Stanford researcher assembled a team to reimagine ammonia blood testing.
Experts from the Stanford Caregiver Center offer help for people doing the sometimes overwhelming work of caring for ill or vulnerable loved ones.
As 'message clarifiers,' Stanford's medical interpreters alert doctors when there could be a linguistic or cultural misunderstanding with a patient.
Stanford psychologist Sarah Adler offers tips for doctors on how to have more effective conversations about weight with their patients.
Talking about weight with your doctor can be difficult. Stanford Health Care Chief of Staff Megan Mahoney shares how she approaches this subject.
In a podcast interview, a Stanford Health Care physician leader discusses how the system is keeping patients safe as surgeries and other procedures resume.
Stanford medical and physician assistant students are helping primary care practitioners stay up-to-date on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.
Stanford pediatric psychiatrist Manpreet Singh draws inspiration from her sister, as she strives to instill hope in people who feel hopeless.
Stanford hospital physician Sarita Khemani reflects on challenges of providing care during COVID-19, when patients are hospitalized without their families.
As health care appointments move online during the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford researchers offer tips for retaining a human connection with patients.