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CDC honors UC Irvine Health for preventing blood clots in hospitalized patients
April 26, 2016

UC Irvine Health is one of eight US hospitals and health systems recently honored by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for implementing innovative strategies and lifesaving procedures to prevent hospitalized patients from developing blood clots.

UC Irvine Health again recognized for commitment to patient safety
April 25, 2016

UC Irvine Health has again received an “A” grade in the spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog.

Do cranberry supplements help fight urinary tract infections?
April 22, 2016

IN THE NEWS:  When it comes to preventing urinary tract infections, not all cranberry supplements are created equal, researchers say. Dr. Deborah Wing, director, maternal-fetal medicine, UC Irvine Health, believes that cranberry products are more effective in preventing, rather than treating, a UTI.

UC Irvine Health Susan Samueli Center hosts annual Women’s Wellness Day
April 22, 2016

The 14th annual Women’s Wellness Day hosted by the UC Irvine Health Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine on May 13 is an educational opportunity for women who want to learn more about integrative healthcare. This year’s theme is “All About You – Mind, Body, Spirit.”  Advanced registration is requested.

Summer Healthcare Experience — exclusively for young women
April 20, 2016

The application deadline is around the corner for high school girls interested in learning more about career options in healthcare. The UC Irvine Health Summer Healthcare Experience program is one of the only of its kind in the country and designed to introduce girls to healthcare career options they may not have previously considered. The program is run by women in varied health positions who act as mentors for the students.

Victim-blaming hinders psychological recovery
April 19, 2016

IN THE NEWS: Abuse victims often find themselves under assault twice – first from their abuser and then from those around them who blame them for the hurt they’ve endured. According to an article in U.S. News & World Report, victim-blaming is a cultural phenomenon.

Joint Commission renews UC Irvine Health comprehensive stroke center certification
April 14, 2016

UC Irvine Health Comprehensive Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center again earns the highest certification for stroke care from The Joint Commission, healthcare’s premier standards-setting and accrediting body.

UC Irvine Health maternal-fetal medicine clinic now open at Corona Regional Medical Center
April 13, 2016

UC Irvine Health and Corona Regional Medical Center today announced the opening of a high-risk pregnancy clinic. The UC Irvine Health high-risk pregnancy program provides the consultation services of perinatologists (high-risk pregnancy specialists) and neonatologists (experts in the care of high-risk newborns) in certain cases.

UC Irvine vision expert to discuss cataract surgery advances
April 11, 2016
Dr. Sameh Mosaed, UC Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
UC Irvine Health invites the public to learn more about the latest advances in laser techniques and lens replacement technology in cataract surgery. A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens, and is the most common cause of vision loss in people aged 40 and older.
Epilepsy surgeon, patient discuss need for greater awareness
April 07, 2016

UC Irvine Health surgeon Dr. Sumeet Vadera and patient Angel Ojeda discuss trip to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness with CBS2/KCAL9 news.

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