Category: Medical Subspecialties



Inpatient Satisfaction Improved by Five-Minute Intervention, Study Finds

October 16, 2017

As hospitals seek to improve inpatient satisfaction, one effective way takes only a few minutes and no expensive equipment…. read more >

New Technique Lets Doctors Predict Genetic Disease Severity

September 12, 2017

An international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring… read more >

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 8, 2017

The 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No…. read more >

Four UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 27, 2017

Four specialties at University of Virginia Children’s Hospital are ranked among the top 50 nationally in the 2017-2018… read more >

UVA Expanding Its Worldwide Diabetes Research and Care Model

June 6, 2017

Building on its pioneering work to better control type 1 diabetes, the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology… read more >

Kidney Research Leads to Heart Discovery

May 8, 2017

Kidney research at the School of Medicine has unexpectedly led to a discovery about the… read more >

Artificial Pancreas Benefits Young Children, Trial Shows

April 28, 2017

A pilot study among young children with Type 1 diabetes found that a University of Virginia-developed artificial pancreas helped… read more >

Safe Medication Disposal: Blue Ridge Poison Center Offers Important Tips

March 24, 2017

In 2015, nearly 57 percent of all poison exposure cases nationwide involved prescription or over-the-counter medicines. As such, it’s… read more >

Online insomnia program can improve sleep for many, study finds

November 30, 2016

An online program designed to help people overcome insomnia significantly improves both the amount and quality of… read more >

UVA Receives Federal Grant to Fight Southwest Virginia Opioid Epidemic

July 11, 2016

A federal grant to the University of Virginia Health System will help battle the opioid epidemic in Southwest Virginia… read more >