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University of Michigan Health System

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

UM, IHA to Participate As Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization

The University of Michigan Health System will participate in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization model, in partnership with IHA Health Services Corp., an Ann Arbor-based multi-specialty group practice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2011

Surgeons at work at a University of Michigan hospital, UM Health System photo.

UM Wins Quality Prize, Boosts Quality Info Online

University of Michigan Health System officials said Tuesday that the system had been named to the 65 Top Hospitals in America by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit that compiles data about hospital safety and quality nationwide, as well as an expansion of its quality data Web site

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2011

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Electronic Patient Info Exchange To Prevent Medical Errors, Avoid Test Duplication

Doctors at affiliated institutions across Michigan and northern Ohio will soon be able to securely share patient information electronically, preventing medical errors and avoiding test duplication.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011

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

Is There A Michigan Difference In Health Care? New Site Lets You See For Yourself

Just how good is the care at the University of Michigan’s many hospitals and health centers? How safe is it? And what do patients think of the treatment they receive from U-M Health System teams? A new Web site gives patients, their loved ones and anyone else answers to all these questions, and more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2011

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UM Health Partnerships Help West Michigan Docs With EHR

Physicians in West Michigan will get help transitioning to electronic health records and qualifying for federal incentive dollars thanks to a partnership with the Physician Organization of Michigan and the Michigan Center for Effective IT Adoption (M-CEITA).

03/22/2011

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

AstraZeneca Donates To UM For Healthy Schools

The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation program, Connections for Cardiovascular Health Monday announced a grant of more than $252,000 to the University of Michigan Health System to expand “Project Healthy Schools.”

03/07/2011

Awards and Certifications From January 20

The latest awards and industry certifications earned by Michigan technology-based companies, institutions and individuals

01/20/2011

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California Firm’s Sponge Safety System In Place At UM Health

SurgiCount Medical, the operating subsidiary of Irvine, Calif.-based Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX), announced the successful implementation of the Safety-Sponge System at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor.  The […]

12/21/2010

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UM Improves Care, Saves Medicare Over $15 Million

Medicare patients with a host of physical problems are getting better care at the University of Michigan Health System, and UM staff have saved more than $15 million on the cost of that care over four years.

12/12/2010

UM Hospitals Add Segways To Security Patrol

The University of Michigan Health System announced that its Security Services Department has purchased two Segway Personal Transporters to help its officers more efficiently deter crime on the medical campus.   The new Segway Patrol […]

08/11/2010

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