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U.S. Surgeon General to speak on opioids at U-M

March 13, 2018

As opioid addiction and overdoses continue to take a toll on America, a national leader with both personal and…

Kellogg patient safety program undergoes expansion

March 13, 2018

Under the leadership of Jennifer S. Weizer, M.D., director of the Kellogg Quality Improvement…

New U-M poll looks at overuse of health care

March 1, 2018

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRAobC7rJHo&feature=youtu.be Health care providers and older patients may disagree more often than either of them suspects about whether a particular medical test or medicine is truly necessary, according to findings…

Medicare Advantage V-BID model expands nationally

February 27, 2018

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The funding bill incorporates the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017, which includes the expansion of the CMMI Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID) Model to all 50 states. The model allows Medicare Advantage plans the flexibility to reduce cost-sharing or offer supplemental benefits to enrollees with specified chronic conditions, focusing on the services that are of highest clinical value to them.The nationwide expansion of the CMS MA V-BID demonstration by Jan. 1, 2020 demonstrates growing bipartisan support for the expanded role of V-BID principles in public and private payers including the TRICARE program, and most recently,…

Innovative African American alumnus featured by Michigan Video Abstracts

February 27, 2018

“Be true to yourself. Do what it is you want to do.” — Roy Hudson, Ph.D., M.S. As the first African American man to earn a pharmacology degree from U-M, Danforth Foundation…

The evolution of TAVR: Celebrating 1,100+ procedures at Michigan Medicine

February 27, 2018

When the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was performed at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center in 2011, no one could have imagined how the procedure would…

U-M health science deans award health care implementation grant

February 20, 2018

After months of scientific review and deliberation, the health science deans at U-M are pleased to announce they have selected the faculty team to be awarded the first-ever Early Implementation Grant (for up to $250,000) in U-M’s groundbreaking Interprofessional Exchange (IP-X) Research Stimulus program. “Stemming a Public Health Crisis: Using an Interprofessional Approach to Compare the Effectiveness of Two Different Diet and Lifestyle Interventions for Adults with Overweight or Obesity, Hypertension, and Prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes,” has been selected for the funding award. The project’s principal investigator is Laura Saslow, Ph.D., assistant professor at the U-M School of Nursing.…

EMR barcode scanning eliminates breast milk misadministration

February 19, 2018

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's…

Where is the love? At Michigan Medicine!

February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day, Michigan Medicine! Love is certainly in…