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UVA named to national list of great neurosurgery, spine programs

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review recently honored University of Virginia Medical Center on its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs.


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UVA Medical Center names new chief operating officer

UVA Medical Center has selected William (Bill) Fulkerson as its next chief operating officer beginning Aug. 1.


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GoFundMe account set up for Georgia woman injured in Waynesboro I-64 accident

The family of Sandra Maglaris has established a GoFundMe account to help the family deal with medical bills and living arrangements.


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UVA earns top national honor for nursing care

University of Virginia Medical Center has received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for its quality patient care, excellence in nursing care and innovative nursing practices.


Board endorses emergency department expansion, move to private patient rooms

The University of Virginia’s Medical Center Operating Board on Tuesday endorsed a plan to renovate and expand the UVA Medical Center’s Emergency Department and create procedural rooms, which include expanded recovery space.


UVA Medical Center earns consumer award

Based on a national consumer survey of healthcare quality and image, University of Virginia Medical Center has earned a 2014-15 Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corp.


UVA Medical Center resuming regular visitation

With the number of new flu cases beginning to decline, UVA Medical Center and UVA Children’s Hospital are reinstating regular visitation policies for all inpatient units and the Emergency Department, effective Feb. 9.


UVa. discovers cause of diabetic nerve pain, possible treatment

For people with diabetes who suffer from peripheral neuropathy, a gentle touch can be agony. A warm shower can be torture. New research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, however, has shed light on the causes of this common diabetes complication – and may ultimately offer a way to reverse it.


UVa. grants fund medicine of tomorrow

The University of Virginia Health System has selected five ambitious proposals that could create transformative advances in medicine as the inaugural recipients of its new clinical research grants.


UVa. opens high-risk pancreatic-cancer clinic

Of the 43,000 Americans diagnosed as having pancreatic cancer each year, only 10 percent to 15 percent are diagnosed early enough to receive potentially lifesaving surgery. The main challenge: There are no established screening guidelines for early detection, leaving doctors unclear about which patients to screen and what tests to use


UVa. doctors named to online directory

Sixty-seven physicians from the University of Virginia Health System appear on the first “Top Doctors” directory issued by U.S. News & World Report. Of the 67 UVa. doctors selected, 48 are among the top 1 percent in the nation in their respective fields, according to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., which collaborated with U.S. News to […]