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Friday, January 14, 2022
UW Medicine is responding to the impact of the fast-spreading omicron variant by establishing capacity and staffing strategies to ensure high-quality care to all patients.

Expanding patient-care space and postponing non-urgent surgeries are among the changes made to combat the impact of the omicron variant.

News Releases

pregnant woman looking at computer
January 12, 2022

Tracking stress in pregnant moms, for their child's health

An artificial-intelligence system was designed to use EKG readings to track the stress of mothers and their fetuses in a recent study.

Dog Aging Project participant Zoe with her owner
January 10, 2022

Tech entrepreneurs pledge $2.5 million to Dog Aging Project

Support will expand research on interventions to increase healthy years of life

picture of rows of COVID-19 rapid diagnostic tests
January 7, 2022

NEJM paper is compendium on rapid tests for COVID-19

The FDA has approved 28 of the more than 1,000 such diagnostics commercially available worldwide.