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The Little Girl Who Loves Unicorns Walks and Talks Again After a...

Alana Wheelwright's parents remember getting the fateful call last year. Their 5-year-old daughter, Alana Wheelwright, was screaming from pain and confused while at school. Westshore...

United We Stand

Dear Team, I recognize and want to acknowledge the pain and challenges we are facing as a community and as a country. The murder of George Floyd is egregious and horrible. The continued acts of...

TGH displays a journey of innovation at technology summit

Tampa General Hospital strongly believes in the power of innovation. That’s why TGH staff were excited to participate in the recent Synapse Summit, which brought hundreds of entrepreneurs, inventors...

The Culture of Caring: Kelly Cullen leads Tampa General...

Kelly Cullen is Tampa General Hospital’s (TGH) executive vice president and chief operating officer, but her journey to the C-suite began where her heart remains—at the bedside of patients....

These women are helping to lead Tampa Bay – and TGH – into the...

Women are building a better future for people in the Tampa Bay area by using their courage, vision and team-building abilities, several executives said at a women’s leadership event at Tampa General...
Tampa General team members hold up a sleeping bag made from recycled surgical materials.

If sewing is your bag, we have a story for you

When chief nurse anesthetist Nicole Hubbard first heard that leftover operating room material could be turned into sleeping bags for the homeless instead of being thrown away, she thought it would be...
TGH 's Jason Swoboda talks about innovation at a community panel

TGH innovates with patients’ needs in mind

To be successful, today’s health care innovations must be made with patients’ health care needs in mind, according to speakers at a recent conference on health care innovation.  “Innovation...
Wedding rings are exchanged at Tampa General Hospital

How this “beach wedding” came to the fourth floor of TGH

 Nurse Manager Danielle Brennan was making her daily rounds in Labor and Delivery, checking each patient and asking about their care at Tampa General Hospital. But one woman stopped Brennan...
TGH leader Kelly Cullen spoke on a Chamber of Commerce panel Friday.

TGH leader calls for cheaper medications, better coordination in...

Kelly Cullen, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Tampa General Hospital, grew up knowing that she wanted to be a nurse. Tampa General's Kelly Cullen was joined on the panel...

Parents and teens urged to beware of vaping

E- cigarettes are dangerous for children and adults and threaten to get more people addicted to nicotine, Dr. David Wein and other speakers said at a news conference Thursday at Tampa General...

He helped fellow cancer patient with bucket list wish – a...

Ronnie Setser was devastated to hear the news he had cancer. He didn’t want to go through treatment and said he felt depressed. But since June, he has been receiving radiation treatments for throat...

Don’t wanna wipe out? Read this before you hop on an e-scooter

Scooter sharing companies have reinvented the wheels of transportation in cities such as Tampa, which recently began a year-long pilot program. With so many people zipping along downtown sidewalks...

Florida governor tours TGH’s innovative new “Mission Control”

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and more than 150 others toured Tampa General Hospital’s CareComm on Tuesday to see firsthand how the clinical command center uses artificial intelligence and predictive...

Medical 3D printing: Tampa General Hospital and USF Health use...

TAMPA, Fla. -- There’s something dramatic and innovative occurring as Dr. Fadi Matar guides a catheter into a heart at Tampa General Hospital and carefully places a tiny plug to repair a hole....

First patient is “very impressed” with new surgical robot

Eddie L. White Jr. was surprised when he learned he might be the first person in Florida to have an operation with a new robotic surgery system called the Intuitive da Vinci SP. But the more he...
Training exercise at Tampa General Hospital

Behind the scenes: How we prepare for a disaster with multiple...

We hope our area never suffers from any kind of disaster with multiple injuries, but we train like it's going to happen tomorrow. And we're not alone. Every year, law enforcement, hospitals and other...
TGH team members load donations onto a truck

TGH team members donate to colleagues, U.S. Coast Guard aid...

The carts rolled out of Tampa General Hospital like a parade Thursday afternoon, full of food and other goods destined for members of the U.S. Coast Guard as the partial federal government shutdown...
TGH team members practice for a real-life emergency

Ready for the real thing: TGH prepares for action with an...

The alert went out to Tampa General Hospital team members at 8:50 a.m. Thursday: Code Green. The annual countywide mass casualty drill was underway. In this year's drill, emergency workers...
ZDoggMD giving a lecture

Better health in the Hundred Acre Wood: ZDoggMD charts a vision...

Imagine a health care visit in which patients look like Winnie the Pooh, beleaguered doctors have become soulless “Doc Vader” machines, and Hogwarts owls have to fly in to help isolated medical...
Stretches for Runners - Well U in 2

Running Gasparilla?

If you're running the Gasparilla Distance Classic this year, we've got some great training moves for you, thanks to our expert trainers at the Tampa General Hospital Health and Wellness Center...
Father and son holding new baby girl

Rush-hour delivery at the TGH Brandon Healthplex

Christine and Clifford Stallworth planned to deliver their daughter at Tampa General Hospital, but baby Janine didn't want to wait for rush-hour traffic. Listen to their adventure! Want to learn...
Two young boys trying on helmets

Safe walkers, safe wheels

About 50 first and second grade students from St. Joseph Catholic School visited Tampa General Hospital on Tuesday for a lesson day called “Safe Walkers and Safe Wheels” by MORE HEALTH. Each of...
Light up tree above Tampa General Hospital

Lighting up the holiday season at TGH

The holiday season is always a special time at Tampa General Hospital. We are fortunate enough to receive many visitors who want to bring gifts and holiday cheer to our patients. We've collected the...
Surgeons performing a surgery

More resources needed to target looming shortage of doctors,...

Florida has made progress in providing more graduate training for new doctors over the last four years, but the demand will continue to outstrip the supply, according to a new study released...

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