Quality, safety of health care subject of July 12-14 conference.
Quality and safety mandates in health care that determine federal payments to hospitals … changing the culture of health care away from punishment toward reporting and amending of safety issues … magnet status for hospitals relating to nursing care and the possible connection to improved patient outcomes.
Rajam Ramamurthy, M.D., a neonatologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was appointed to the board of the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates as one of two representatives of the American Medical Association.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is utilizing today’s imaging breakthroughs to repair potentially fatal aneurysms and other vascular disorders of the brain, spine and spinal cord, and head and neck.
Just as a microscope can reveal the hidden cellular activity in a single drop of water, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will soon be able to see much more clearly the anatomy and functions of small animals in order to bring lifesaving scientific discoveries more quickly to humans.
Today’s surgical techniques differ greatly from those performed 50 years ago and are even substantially different from those of a decade ago.