The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has announced that UC San Diego Health has earned 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired recognition and is a recipient of their prestigious Quality Award under the Most Wired program.
The University of California Board of Regents Academic and Student Affairs Committee has approved the establishment of a School of Public Health at UC San Diego. The unanimous vote took place at the September 18, 2019 meeting.
The heart transplant program at UC San Diego Health has demonstrated the best one-year survival rate for patients in the United States among health care providers with a volume of more than 50 heart transplants per year, according to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.
UC San Diego Health has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual “Best Hospitals” rankings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions.
UC San Diego will launch a payload of stem cell-derived human brain organoids to the International Space Station. Researchers will document how these “mini brains” organize into the beginnings of a functional brain with implications for the future of human life in space.
The NASA Twins Study is the most comprehensive integrated multi-omics, molecular, physiological, and behavioral analysis of how the human body responds to space flight to date. Study results were published in the April edition of Science
Health organizations across the U.S. are seeking ways to better engage patients with a variety of technologies to improve patient experience. Learn how UC San Diego Health and three U.S. hospitals have created diverse models of care that are changing patient care for the better.
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have identified a clear group of characteristics that predict heightened risk for experiencing increased anxiety or worsening of mood that interferes with daily activities when using a smoking cessation drug.