October 17, 2019
Only 20% of an individual’s health status is related to clinical health care. The other 80% are shaped by socioeconomic factors, their physical environment, and their health behaviors. Having access to healthy foods, safe and stable housing, reliable transportation and a well-paying job leads to increased well-being. To better connect patients with community resources that can meet these needs, UVA Health purchased a technology-based referral network, PIECES Iris™.
October 16, 2019
A multicenter randomized clinical trial evaluating a new artificial pancreas system — which automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels — has found that the new system was more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes.
October 15, 2019
A UVA Health interventional radiologist has harnessed the power of virtual reality to increase the availability of a less-invasive treatment option for thyroid patients.
October 7, 2019
The multiple sclerosis discovery suggests new avenues for devising treatments and is a vital step toward finding a cure.
September 26, 2019
A new discovery about pancreatic cancer sheds light on how the cancer fuels its growth and may help explain how promising cancer drugs work – and for whom they will fail.
September 25, 2019
The same approach that could prevent diabetes may also prove effective for battling autoimmune diseases such as lupus and eczema.
September 13, 2019
As promised earlier this week, today we are pleased to announce some significant changes to our billing and collection practices in the Medical Center