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Company Overview of Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Company Overview

Stanford Hospital & Clinics operates as a hospital that provides patient care services in the United States. It offers clinical services in the areas of cardiac care, cancer treatment, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and surgery and organ transplants; and medical services, including aging adult, anesthesia, blood center, clinical nutrition, diabetes education, emergency medicine, imaging, infection control, interventional neuroradiology and radiology, laboratory, life flight, neuro diagnostics laboratory, PET/CT, inpatient, radiology, rehabilitation, trauma, and vascular laboratory services. The company also provides guest services, including patient representation, interpreter, spirit...

300 Pasteur Drive

Palo Alto, CA 94305

United States

Founded in 1959





Key Executives for Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services
Executive Director of Public Affairs
Chief Risk Officer and Director of Risk Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics Key Developments

Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Multi-Specialty Collection Services LLC Likely to Pay More Than $4 Million to Settle a Class Action Claim

Stanford Hospital & Clinics and one of its former contractors will likely pay more than $4 million to settle a class action claim that they violated a state privacy law by allowing the medical information of 20,000 emergency room patients to be posted online for nearly a year. The settlement was tentatively approved by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle. Shana Springer sued the hospital and Los Angeles-based Multi-Specialty Collection Services LLC for $20 million on Sept. 28, 2011. She alleged that her information and that of other patients treated in the hospital's emergency room between March 1, 2009, and Aug. 31, 2009, was illegally displayed on a public website for almost a year, beginning on Sept. 9, 2010. The Confidentiality of Medical Information Act prohibits health care providers from disclosing patient records without written consent. The compromised information in this case included medical record numbers, hospital account numbers, billing charges, and emergency room admission and discharge dates. The psychiatric diagnosis of a Santa Clara man was also disclosed. No credit card or Social Security numbers were disclosed. Under terms of the tentative settlement, the patients would receive a little more than $100 each. In addition, the hospital would have to fund a program for two years that trains medical professionals to protect patient records. Kabateck said the program could cost the hospital up to $1 million.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics Presents at Healthcare World Asia 2013, Oct-08-2013 through Oct-11-2013

Stanford Hospital & Clinics Presents at Healthcare World Asia 2013, Oct-08-2013 through Oct-11-2013. Venue: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore. Presentation Date & Speakers: Oct-09-2013, Pravene Nath, Chief Information Officer. Oct-10-2013, Pravene Nath, Chief Information Officer.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics Announces Executive Appointments

Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC) has named Pravene Nath, MD, as its chief information officer and Christopher (Topher) Sharp, MD, as chief medical information officer. Nath joined SHC in September 2008 as chief medical information officer and most recently served as its interim chief information officer. He is also a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Sharp will report to Nath and will oversee SHC's clinical informatics strategy, optimization of information technology workflows and new EMR implementations.

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