Department of Surgery News Archive

EHR Rehab: UW Spinout Raises $5.8M to Improve Health Record Access for Doctors

Built in Seattle | by Quinten Dol | May 7, 2019 A Seattle-based tech startup has raised $5.8 million in Series A funding in an effort to widen bottlenecks and smooth clinical workflows within hospitals. TransformativeMed is targeting the ways in which doctors communicate with one another, which traditionally center around messaging software that requires…

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Help! Is There a Doctor Here?

UW Medicine | ACCELERATE | April 24, 2019 WISH training helps prepare doctors for all sorts of situations.   On the way to a friend’s wedding, Rajeev Saxena, MD, MBA, a resident physician in the UW Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, discovers the power of training for an emergency. This is his story. This…

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Big Lungs, Huge Heart

UW Medicine | ACCELERATE | April 24, 2019 Brought together by a double-lung transplant, a patient and his surgeon reflect on their connection.   Anyone who’s talked to Coach Shea Little feels compelled to tell you how warm, generous and caring he is. And that kindness is one reason Little means so much to his…

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American Burn Association Recognizes Dr. Nicole Gibran, Beth Costa And Dr. Barclay Stewart

UW Medicine | The Huddle | April 10, 2019 Three members of the UW Medicine Burn Center were honored at the American Burn Association‘s annual meeting in Las Vegas, April 2th-5th. Dr. Nicole Gibran, Nancy Auth Washington Research Foundation Endowed Chair for Restorative Burn Surgery and Professor, Division of Trauma, Burn & Critical Care Surgery,…

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