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Bystanders Can Help More Cardiac Arrest Victims Survive

December 11, 2019

Only 8% of Americans survive cardiac arrest outside a hospital, but that percentage could increase significantly if… read more >

Major Epilepsy Study Offers Answers on 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs

December 2, 2019
There are effective treatments to stop life-threatening epilepsy seizures when the initial treatment has failed, a sweeping new study reveals.

UVA Earns National Honor for Enhancing Patient Care Through Technology

November 20, 2019

UVA Medical Center has earned a national “Most Wired” award for using technology to better support quality… read more >

233 UVA Physicians Selected for Best Doctors in America® List

November 19, 2019

233 UVA Health physicians have been named by their peers to the 2019-2020 Best Doctors in America®List…. read more >

UVA Earns Two National Awards for Quality Heart Attack Care

November 16, 2019
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have honored UVA Health with two national awards for meeting national standards for providing high-quality, prompt care for patients suffering heart attacks.

Fertilization Discovery Reveals New Role for the Egg

November 13, 2019
The unexpected fertilization finding could have major implications for couples battling infertility – and may lead to a new male contraceptive.

From Plants, UVA Extracts a Better Way to Determine What Our Genes Do

November 7, 2019
Scientists at the School of Medicine have developed a better way to determine what our genes do – allowing researchers to better probe the genetic causes of diseases and more efficiently determine whether new drugs will act on the intended target.

The Most Comprehensive Study Ever of a Deadly Heart Condition

November 6, 2019
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an abnormal thickening of the heart, can present at any age and is the most common cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes.

Seizures in Babies: Doctor Sheds Light on Why They Have Lifelong Effects

October 30, 2019
A doctor at UVA Children’s Hospital is using an elegant new approach to mapping brain activity to shed light on what happens during seizures in newborns that can lead to behavioral issues and learning disabilities much later.

UVA Health Establishes Billing and Collection Practices Advisory Council

October 28, 2019
UVA Health has established a 16-person Advisory Council that will inform and advise UVA Health leaders as they consider additional improvements to billing and collection policies and practices to better meet the needs of patients.