Items Tagged ‘patient care’

Band on tour with Justin Timberlake delights pediatric patients at UCLA

May 9, 2018

Band on tour with Justin Timberlake delights pediatric patients at UCLA

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

Patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital received a special treat from a musical group currently opening for Justin Timberlake. The Shadowboxers, a pop band from Atlanta, recently visited the hospital to play music for patients, families and staff. The Shadowboxers’ Adam Hoffman, Matt Lipkins and Scott Tyler strolled through the hallways, stopping in patients’ rooms […]

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Tags: Jenna Bollard, justin timberlake, music, music therapy, patient care, pediatrics, the shadowboxers, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital


March 27, 2018

Dr. Gloria Kim – Doctor’s Day

By runTerance ttashiro

I have been a patient of Dr. Gloria Kim’s for several years. She sets the standard for perfect patient care. Dr. Kim is not only knowledgeable, but she has the uncommon ability to convey information to layperson terms in a genuinely caring manner. She not only has allowed me appointment time for emergency visits, but […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Gloria Kim, patient care, patient stories


How prostate cancer patients can choose a treatment they won't regret

August 18, 2017

How prostate cancer patients can choose a treatment they won’t regret

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in July suggests that as many as 15 percent of patients who undergo treatment for prostate cancer later regret the treatment they choose. Dr. Christopher Saigal, vice chair of urology at UCLA, is trying to fix that. Prostate cancer is one of the more curable cancers […]

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Tags: cancer, clinical trial, clinical trials, Dr. Christopher Saigal, men's health, patient care, personalized medicine, prostate, prostate cancer, prostatectomy, surgery, urology


Efficient Endocrine Clinic

April 13, 2017

Efficient Endocrine Clinic

By uclahealth uclahealth

“The goal is to have a one-stop shop, so a patient comes in here and can get most of his or her care taken care of,” says Yasmin Ezedine, the manager at the UCLA Endocrine Center. “We try to be very mindful of patients’ time, to meet patients’ needs as close as possible. We obtain […]

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Tags: patient care, UCLA Endocrine Center


Some men are shy about their health, but these three went to get vasectomies together

March 23, 2017

Some men are shy about their health, but these three went to get vasectomies together

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

While many men shy away from discussing their health concerns with one another, three longtime friends from Los Angeles decided to take a new approach to the very personal matter of birth control. With the encouragement of their wives, Paul Diaz, John Lambrechts and Basilio Santangelo recently did something unusual for guys: they decided to […]

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Tags: birth control, Dr. Jesse Mills, March Madness, men's health, NCAA basketball tournament, patient, patient care, patient story, patients, reproductive health, sterilization surgery, The Men's Clinic