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The Quality and Safety Journey at UF Health Jacksonville

Dec 18, 2017

In October of this year, we received great news from Vizient, which benchmarks various measures of patient care quality and safety for 114 academic health center hospitals: UF Health Jacksonville had zoomed up 33 spots in the rankings — from 77 to 44. Moreover, UF Health Jacksonville was awarded... Read More

The POST Magazine

Dignity for all

November 2017

New UF center aims to improve palliative care, help people at every stage of illness.

Health In A Heartbeat

When vegetables are affordable, people eat more of them

Jan 10, 2018

When good food costs less, people will make healthier choices. That’s the message from a recent study that found the price of healthier foods plays a significant role in Americans’ eating habits. On average, healthier foods were nearly twice as expensive — 60 cents versus 31 cents per serving —...

Animal Airwaves

Don’t kiss the puppies

Jan 1, 2018

Recently, 39 people in seven states became ill after touching Campylobacter-infected puppies at a national pet store chain. Nine people were so sick they had to be hospitalized. Campylobacter [CAMP-ill-δ-back-ter] is an organism that causes severe intestinal illness and fever. Although infections...