A new study of emergency stroke care in America shows just how much of a patchwork system we still have for delivering the most effective stroke treatment.
And thousands of people a year may end up unnecessarily disabled as a result.
A physician-scientist whose work has improved quality of life for tens of thousands of Parkinson’s disease patients is the recipient of the 2015 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, from the U-M’s A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute.
New legislation just passed by the U.S. House would establish a Medicare demonstration project of a principle called Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID), a concept born from University of Michigan research that aligns patients’ out-of-pocket costs, such as copayments, with the value -- not the cost -- of health care services.
A free movie screening and panel discussion on June 29 and 30 in Ann Arbor will examine the revolution in digital health - and what needs to happen before patients' medical records are truly available no matter where they go.
It started out as a treatment for arthritis. But steered by science, it could become a first new approach in two decades for treating the damage that diabetes inflicts on the kidneys of millions of people.
The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was again among the best children’s hospitals in the country and leaders in the state in pediatric specialty care, according to the 2015-2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.