The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced on June 20 that the University of Michigan has been selected to receive $650,000 to study and develop a patient centered decision support tool for management of nephrotic syndrome.
The electronic health record (EHR) has improved health care delivery, but also has presented a challenge for medical student training. Educational mandates that can provide guidelines to medical schools on how to teach and assess student skills in EHR proficiency do not exist.
C.S. Mott Children's and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospitals have been ranked among the top 100 most innovative and inspiring infrastructure projects in the world by KPMG, the audit, tax and advisory firm.
Many hospitals offer residency programs for doctors in training, allowing them to complete the education needed to become practicing physicians. Hospitals find those residents using National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) rules, but a new study finds wide variation in the interpretation of those rules.
This Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of some, or all, of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act -- the health care reform law enacted in 2010 that has already started taking effect.
With a common goal of making health care better, safer, more cost effective and more equal, nearly 400 health researchers from across U-M and partner organizations have formed one of the nation’s largest research entities of its kind.
The University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital is among the best children's hospitals and is the only hospital in Michigan ranked in all 10 specialties evaluated, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 Best Children's Hospitals rankings.
UMHS provided nearly $308 million worth of community benefits in 2010, according to a recent Michigan Health & Hospital Association report. That includes uncompensated care, community programs, and support for research and education.
At any given time in the United States, 1 in 20 inpatients have an infection associated with health care they have received, and every year about 99,000 people die from a healthcare-associated infection (HAI). Can HAIs be eliminated altogether? The University of Michigan says yes and will receive a national recognition for its efforts—and results.
Pay-to-play fees have forced kids in lower-income families to the sidelines, according to a new poll that found nearly one in five lower-income parents report their children are participating less in school sports.