In order for patients to receive the best possible care, the health professionals, care teams, health institutions and health care systems that surround them must learn continuously. A newly refocused effort at U-M will conduct research on these kinds of learning.
When a medical emergency strikes, our gut tells us to get to the nearest hospital quickly. But a new study suggests that busier emergency centers may actually give the best chance of surviving – especially for people suffering life-threatening medical crises.
No matter what kind of health condition a patient has, the University of Michigan Health System offers some of the nation’s best and safest care for it, according to a new hospital ranking issued today by U.S. News & World Report.
This week, the streets of Ann Arbor will fill with art lovers, for the annual Ann Arbor Art Fair. But at one booth down on East University Avenue, the “artists” have day jobs: they are research scientists. And the images they create aren’t just beautiful – they come from laboratory studies that might save lives.
On July 15, UMHS will open its new Northville Health Center, a newly built primary and specialty care facility at W. Seven Mile and Haggerty Roads. With just over a week to go, nearly 60 local area health, business and community leaders, along with local media, attended the center's ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Deep inside the brains of people with dementia and Lou Gehrig’s disease, globs of abnormal protein gum up the inner workings of brain cells – dooming them to an early death. But boosting those cells’ natural ability to clean up those clogs might hold the key to better treatment for such conditions, new research shows.