Recent Articles by

Eric Swensen

October 04, 2016
The new Gamma Knife Icon is an upgrade over the current Gamma Knife technology, enabling doctors to treat more complex brain disorders without so much as a drop of blood lost.
September 01, 2016
The links will provide better access to specialists and coordinated care for children with conditions from autism to asthma while making health education more fun and engaging.
August 02, 2016
U.S. News and World Report’s 2016-2017 “Best Hospitals” guide has recognized eight University of Virginia Health System specialties and ranked UVA as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia.
July 29, 2016
With helpful information at a patient’s fingertips, complication rates have dropped by around 50 percent and patient satisfaction scores improved. Soon the app and its associated program will go to other surgery units.
June 13, 2016
Bill Fulkerson comes to Charlottesville from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he served as associate operating officer.
January 06, 2016
The alliance, finalized Jan. 1, creates a large network of health care providers in Northern Virginia, from physician practices to specialty clinics to hospitals.
January 04, 2016
If the tests are successful, the device may mean the end to multiple blood tests and injections for 1.25 million Americans with type 1 diabetes.
November 12, 2015
Clinical trials conducted at UVA and elsewhere showed that very-low-intensity electrical fields helped patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma live longer.
August 05, 2015
A study of head impacts on U.Va. football players lead the researchers to suggest scaling back full-pad practice sessions among NCAA teams, as the NFL has already done.
July 09, 2015
According to U.Va. Dr. Mitchell Rosner, who chaired an international panel that came up with new guidelines for hydrating athletes, it is possible for athletes to drink too much water – and it can have serious consequences.