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UM Health System Joins Priority Health Healthcare Network

The University of Michigan Health System has joined Priority Health as a participating provider to serve its HMO, PPO, POS and Medicare product lines. The contract, which goes into effect March 1, will add more than 1,800 physicians as well as the University of Michigan hospitals to the Priority Health provider network.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

Northville Regional Psychiatric Hospital (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Redevelopment Underway At Former Northville Psychiatric Hospital Site

Some redevelopment plans are moving forward at the site of the former Northville Psychiatric Hospital, which for years has been a popular site for trespassers exploring the complex of buildings and tunnels in suburban Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2013


Better Stroke Care Everywhere: NIH-Funded Study Boosts Local Hospitals’ Clotbuster Use

From the moment a stroke occurs, patients must race against the clock to get treatment that can prevent lasting damage. Now, a new study shows the promise – and the challenges – of getting them state-of-the-art treatment safely at their local hospital, saving precious minutes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2012

An aerial view of most of the University of Michigan Health System hospitals in Ann Arbor.

Novel Concept: When UM Health System Makes Mistake, It Admits Mistake, Tries To Fix Problem

The University of Michigan Health System doesn’t claim to be perfect. But its response to medical errors, near-misses, unexpected clinical problems and unintended outcomes is a model for the nation that other hospitals can and should copy, according to a new paper in a prestigious health care journal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2012

University of Michigan Hospital (University of Michigan photo)

Get Your Flu Shot: UM Offers Convenient Options For Patients, Public

The University of Michigan Health System’s Michigan Visiting Nurses and health centers will once again offer flu vaccinations, the most reliable way to ward off the flu this season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2012


UM Health System, MidMichigan Health Seek ‘Partnership’

MidMichigan Health and the University of Michigan Health System have announced plans to affiliate as clinical and business partners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

UM helicopters

New Helicopters Mark New Era For UM Survival Flight

Three new maize-and-blue helicopters will soon be saving lives in the air above the Great Lakes states, and speeding patients toward advanced care at the University of Michigan Health System’s hospitals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2012


How Does The Immune System Protect The Brain? UM Research Offers New Insight

Like a police officer calling for backup while also keeping a strong hold on a suspected criminal, immune cells in the brain take a two-tier approach to fighting off a threat, new research from the University of Michigan Health System finds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

University of Michigan Hospital (University of Michigan photo)

Honesty In The Best Policy: UM Approach To Medical Error Spreads

For just over a decade, the University of Michigan Health System has been a leader in demonstrating a new way to handle patient safety and malpractice concerns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2012

U-M Doctor Removed From Duty After Violence Claim

The University of Michigan Health System says a physician has been removed from duty after the family of a 19-year-old man reported he was hit by the doctor while getting treatment for a gunshot wound.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012