Wayne County Residents Bemoan Construction Project Some Wayne County residents are upset construction activities are changing the country-like atmosphere of their neighborhood.
Partnering for Better Care: UM Health System, MidMichigan Health AffiliateMidMichigan Health and the University of Michigan Health System solidified a partnership on Friday, June 21, when both health care organizations signed an agreement to affiliate.
Federal Health Care Reform A Focus On MackinacDr. Ora Pescovitz, CEO of UM Health System, says the federal money being put into expanded Medicaid coverage for states is money well-spent.
New UM, St. Joseph Mercy Collaboration Offers Ann Arbor Area Specialized Geriatric CareIn a joint effort to improve health outcomes for the region's older adult patient population, the University of Michigan Health System and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor will collaborate to open a medical care unit specializing in geriatric care.
Security Specialist Offers Advice For Criminal Justice Majors In DetroitDoug Ford explains why his education was key to launching a career in criminal justice.
UM's Pathology, MLabs, In New Digital NetworkIrvine, Calif.-based PathCentral and MLabs, the department of pathology at the University of Michigan Health System, announced that MLabs will participate in the PathCentral Pathology Network, the specialty’s most comprehensive online information exchange and digital consultation forum.
UM Health System Joins Priority Health Healthcare NetworkThe 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.
Redevelopment Underway At Former Northville Psychiatric Hospital SiteSome 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.
Better Stroke Care Everywhere: NIH-Funded Study Boosts Local Hospitals' Clotbuster UseFrom 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.
Novel Concept: When UM Health System Makes Mistake, It Admits Mistake, Tries To Fix ProblemThe 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.
Get Your Flu Shot: UM Offers Convenient Options For Patients, PublicThe 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.