Stanford Hospital & Clinics Launches the Redesigned

For Release: February 5, 2007
Media Contact: Anthony Marek
(650) 723-1260

(Palo Alto, Calif.)  February 5, 2007 - Stanford Hospital & Clinics today launched its new and improved Web site, The redesign was the first overhaul since 1999. The release of the redesigned Web site for Stanford Hospital & Clinics marks an important step toward creating a seamless, positive user experience.

This is accomplished by creating an easier-to-use, more consistent and better branded site.

The new design incorporates the following:

  • A global header with links to other Stanford University Medical Center Web sites
  • Primary navigation with pull-down menus for easy access to important information  provided on the Web site
  • Local navigation in a left column that allows for users to find information quickly
  • An A - Z Guide with expandable search options provides patients and other users easy access to much needed clinical information and patient education
  • An exciting new look and feel, which displays content in an easy to find manner

Faithfully applying the enhanced functionality across all Stanford Hospital & Clinic sites will fulfill the hospital's goal of ensuring a strong, intuitive and consistent user experience on

"With so much information out there, it's important to make our Web site easy to use and informative," said Lee Wills, Director and Chief Marketing Communications Officer for Stanford Hospital & Clinics, "It truly takes a dedicated team to do a redesign like this, and we're thrilled to launch the finished product."

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is known worldwide for advanced patient care provided by its physicians and staff, particularly for the treatment of rare, complex disorders in areas such as cardiac care, cancer treatment, neurosciences, surgery and organ transplants.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Hospitals" and currently ranks 13th in the nation.

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