Vital Signs Archive

State Approves 83 More Beds for SMH

Late last week, the New York State Department of Health gave Strong Memorial Hospital the go-ahead to immediately add 83 beds to its license, capping off a year-long process by the University of Rochester Medical Center to address serious overcrowding. More»

Clinical Transformation Project Improves Patient Safety, Quality and Satisfaction

Cutting-edge information technology solutions will pave the way for URMC to share patient information seamlessly across its entire health system. More»

Award in Excellence: Carole Dill

Carole Dill, a Secretary IV in the Department of Nephrology, sees her job as more than paperwork and office management. She is devoted to the patients who seek care with the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program. More»

ECHO Initiative Targets Smoother Hand-offs

A new hospital-wide effort is homing in on smoother “hand-offs”– important transfers that occur when patients, or their information, move from one department or caregiver to another. More»

URMC Recruits Hammes as New Chief of Endocrinology

Come January, Stephen R. Hammes, M.D., Ph.D., will become the new chief of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Endocrinology. More»

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