The Costa Mesa Fire Department and the UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center are teaming up on Thanksgiving weekend for the annual Fill the Boot campaign at the Orange County Marketplace/OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa to benefit burn survivors. Donations are accepted between 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 28 and Nov. 29. UC Irvine Health staff will host a burn prevention safety booth.
UC Irvine has again been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States, for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance in treatment for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, venous thromboembolism and surgical care.
IN THE NEWS: Good news for the 150 million people worldwide and 3.2 million people in the U.S. infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). A cost-effective, one-step test that can use urine rather than blood specimens for screening, detection and confirmation of active HCV infections has been developed by UC Irvine Health researchers.
Time spent celebrating the holidays with older relatives and friends is ideal for spotting signs of poor health, memory problems, financial difficulties and other issues that should be addressed before they get worse. For many of us, the holidays are the only time of year we have the opportunity to visit with older loved ones, whether they live in town or in another state.
UC Irvine Health invites the public to learn more about the latest non-surgical treatment options for digestive disorders when medication no longer provides relief at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30 at the Newport Beach Central Library. Dr. Kenneth Chang and Dr. Khoi Tran will discuss leading-edge advances in non-surgical and minimally invasive procedures for a range of complex gastrointestinal diseases, including gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer.
UC Irvine Medical Center has achieved a rank of 22nd among more than 100 leading academic medical centers in the University HealthSystems Consortium 2015 Quality and Accountability Scorecard. This alliance of the nation's leading nonprofit academic medical centers is focused on delivering world-class patient care through the review and analysis of hard clinical data.
UC Irvine Health emergency medicine physician Dr. Carl Schultz, was recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians for his contributions to the field of disaster medicine. He was presented with the third annual Disaster Medical Sciences Award at the ACEP national meeting recently in Boston.
IN THE NEWS: Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen, UC Irvine Health chief of gastrointestinal surgery, called research about a new gastric balloon a possible option for those fighting obesity. The device is not a permanent solution to weight loss, but has the potential to help those individuals who are overweight or have obesity and are not candidates for bariatric surgery, he told the Los Angeles Times. Dr. Nguyen was not involved in the study and is immediate past president of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.
IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine Health breast cancer experts use the most recent developments in screening, risk assessment, treatment options and surgical techniques to provide their patients with customized care plans.
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