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EMERSE Search Engine Accesses ‘Untapped Data’ In EHR Clinician Notes

March 2, 2016

More than 12 billion words. That’s how much text is locked in the “free text” portion of electronic medical records at UMHS. And the standard way to access those words is…

Fendrick testifies before U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee

February 23, 2016

A. Mark Fendrick, MD, V-BID Center DirectorWASHINGTON, D.C. -  On Tuesday, February 23rd, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, V-BID Center Director, will testify before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on…

First-ever Annual Report released

February 17, 2016

First-ever Annual Report Released For UMHS, 2015 was a banner year for innovative advances in patient care, education, and research.  The organization just released for the first time a high-level annual…

U-M researcher receives $6.5M grant to target cancer stem cells

February 8, 2016

What would you do if you had the money? For Max S. Wicha, M.D., the answer was clear. And now the National Cancer Institute has given him the money.Wicha has received a…

U-M researcher receives $6.5M grant to target cancer stem cells

February 8, 2016

What would you do if you had the money? For Max S. Wicha, M.D., the answer was clear. And now the National Cancer Institute has given him the money.Wicha has received a…

U-M researcher receives $6.5M grant to target cancer stem cells

February 8, 2016

What would you do if you had the money? For Max S. Wicha, M.D., the answer was clear. And now the National Cancer Institute has given him the money.Wicha has received a…

TONIGHT: CNN’s Sanjay Gupta features Dr. Muraszko in special segment

January 19, 2016

Dr. Karin Muraszko (left) laughs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta while they reminisce about his training at U-M. When CNN’s chief medical correspondent had to think of the person who changed his…

Pediatric Palliative Care celebrates 10 years of service

November 4, 2015

Flyer Imagine a shortened life lived to the fullest…. At U-M’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, the Pediatric Palliative Care Program has a mission to advocate for the best possible quality of…

Saving lives at 2,000 feet: Meet a U-M Survival Flight Nurse

September 2, 2015

Elaine Philipson was afraid of heights before she became a Survival Flight Nurse at the U-M Health System. Now she works in jets and helicopters daily, helping patients while flying through…