Partnership to care for patients with liver disease


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- The University of Virginia Health System and the Bon Secours Liver Institute of Virginia will be working together to care for patients.

According to a release, the two organizations will collaboratively care for patients at Bon Secours' facilities in Richmond and Newport News who may need liver transplants at UVA.

Under the agreement, care teams from both organizations will co-manage patients with liver disease, like advanced cirrhosis and cancer, who will undergo evaluation for a transplant.

"Our goal is to provide patients in the Richmond and Hampton Roads area who have liver disease with convenient, expert care while limiting their travel time," said Thomas Auer, MD, MHA, CEO of Bon Secours Medical Group. Continue reading

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