University HealthCare Alliance


MyHealth Communication Enhancements

MyHealth messaging has been a huge asset for patients who want to communicate with their care team on their own time, and we are always looking to improve our digital communications for both patients and their providers.  In response to feedback from UHA and SHC physicians, MyHealth has implemented the following communication enhancements to the Messaging feature on web and mobile:

  • Clearly visible medical records disclaimer
    • Clear communication outside of the Terms and Conditions that messages will be part of ...
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Burnout among physicians a pervasive problem that can lead to major medical errors

Take a look at this interesting and informative piece on provider burnout that aired last week on NBC's Nightly News.  This piece features Dr. Megan Mahoney, UHA's Board Member and the Chief of General Primary Care in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health at Stanford University where she oversees primary care redesign, precision health, and population health initiatives.

This video also includes Stanford Health Care's Chief Wellness Officer and Director of the WellMD Center, Dr. Tait Shanafelt. Dr. Shanafelt, ...

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Stanford Live Webinar – Mindfulness at Work and Home – November 2, 2018

Mindfulness at Work and Home 

This presentation will discuss how mindfulness can lead to a healthier, happier life and can benefit us personally and professionally. 

The talk will include a 10-minute guided meditation.

Presented by:

Mark Abramson, DDS
Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine
Stanford Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program

Date: November 2, 2018
Time: 12:00PM PDT

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Comradery Project Success and Future Plans

Dear Colleagues,

Thank you to all who participated in the Comradery Project (and a special thanks to the thirty people who completed the pre- and post- survey, allowing us to do a little program evaluation)! The Comradery Project is an effort to encourage providers to socialize with one another and to discuss meaningful issues that impact providers. Each participating provider receives a small monthly subsidy to offset the cost of the group meal or activity. Comradery Project groups from all medical ...

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Victims of Sexual Assault- Responding with Compassion for Patient and Self

Dear Colleagues,

In the last week, we have heard much about sexual violence as part of our national conversation. This may be causing distress in many people who have a history of trauma, and these people may be coming to you for comfort and advice. In few other jobs do we have the privilege of sharing this trust with another person. While an honor, receiving this information can cause empathy fatigue or even a sense of powerlessness if we do not ...

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9th Annual Bridging Breakthroughs in Neuroscience from Bench to Bedside

A Continuing Medical Education Conference presented by the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

This CME activity seeks to fulfill the educational needs of healthcare professionals who manage patients with neurologic diseases and disorders. This symposium will review the latest advances and best practices in the rapidly-evolving field of neuroscience by addressing clinical challenges in a variety of areas, including dementia, degenerative brain diseases, movement disorders, neuromuscular disorders, headache and pain, stroke, and neuro-oncology. Emphasis will ...

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