News from university of michigan health system

Jun 20, 2014, 09:46 ET

On target for success: Favorable year-end financial results position U-M Health System for future growth

 The University of Michigan Health System's leaders have reported positive fiscal year-end results, with an anticipated 0.7 percent ($17...

Jun 16, 2014, 09:32 ET

Helping patients train for surgery earns $6.4M Health Care Innovation Award

The Michigan Surgical and Health Optimization Program (MSHOP) has earned a $6.4 million Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare...

Jun 11, 2014, 09:05 ET

Taking stroke care to the next level: U-M Comprehensive Stroke Program earns elite status

 When car crash victims suffer serious injuries, emergency crews often get them to trauma centers for the advanced care they need. That same...

Jun 04, 2014, 07:00 ET

Leukemia researcher tapped for 2014 Taubman Prize

A physician-scientist who developed a personalized immunotherapy for leukemia using patients' own T cells is the recipient of the 2014 Taubman...

May 12, 2014, 10:58 ET

U-M Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center to offer world class care for bone, joint and spine health

  People want to be on the move. For some, that means continuing hobbies like golf, biking or walking. Others just want to be able to play with...

May 08, 2014, 07:00 ET

Rising tide: U-M Health System's service to community tops $429M, grows by 19% in one year

 The University of Michigan Health System provided more than $429 million worth of community services in fiscal year 2012 – 60 percent of...

May 07, 2014, 11:47 ET

Find free care, fast: New website will create national index of safety net clinics

A fragile medical safety net stretches across America, made up of thousands of clinics offering free and low-cost health care to those with no...

May 01, 2014, 10:45 ET

Medicine needs victors: $1B UMHS fundraising effort supports medical research, patient care & education

A painter recovering from burns over 80 percent of his body. A young girl getting cancer treatment tailored to her DNA. A team of scientists...

Apr 30, 2014, 12:34 ET

Parents just as likely to use cell phones while driving as other drivers, putting child passengers at risk

Despite their precious cargo, parents are no less likely to engage in driving distractions like cell phone use than drivers from the general...

Apr 29, 2014, 10:50 ET

An Evening of Art + Science: Gala & auction feature new artworks inspired by U-M medical research

Some virtuosos express their talents through clay, paint, wood, words or dance.  For others, the media are the very cells and molecules of the...

Mar 25, 2014, 11:05 ET

First stem cell study of bipolar disorder yields promising results, U-M & Prechter Fund scientists say

What makes a person bipolar, prone to manic highs and deep, depressed lows? Why does bipolar disorder run so strongly in families, even though no...

Mar 19, 2014, 10:06 ET

Thousands of Michigan doctors join statewide effort to improve the health of people covered by Medicare

 More than 2,900 Michigan doctors have joined a growing organization that seeks to improve the health and health care of Michiganders covered...

Mar 18, 2014, 17:10 ET

Most parents don't favor bans on nuts in schools, including those with allergic kids

 Most parents of kids with and without nut allergies don't support schoolwide bans on nut-containing products, according to a new University of...

Jan 15, 2014, 09:48 ET

UMHS to accept more Affordable Care Act plans, as first covered patients arrive & enrollment aid goes on

Free assistance available to any member of the community Only two weeks into the New Year, the first people covered under new Affordable Care...

Dec 19, 2013, 00:01 ET
Cardiac surgeon G. Michael Deeb, M.D., performs a hybrid procedure at the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center.  (PRNewsFoto/University of Michigan Health System)

Gift to University of Michigan supports creation of a new hybrid operating room

Victors for Michigan campaign gains momentum with $7.5 million gift from Robert and Ann Aikens A $7.5 million gift to the University of...

Dec 18, 2013, 16:30 ET

44 percent of adults worry e-cigarettes will encourage kids to start smoking tobacco

Almost half of parents concerned their child will try e-cigarettes; support high for prohibiting sale to kids, says U-M National Poll on Children's...

Dec 11, 2013, 08:00 ET

Study examines new class of anticoagulants for VTE prevention and treatment

$1.7 million award supports University of Michigan collaboration with GlycoMimetics, Inc. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/...

Dec 03, 2013, 12:15 ET

University of Michigan Health System & Allegiance Health announce intent to affiliate, to strengthen ability to serve Jackson County and surrounding communities

Proposed broad-based affiliation would build on existing relationships in key specialties and position both systems for new health care environment...

Jun 24, 2013, 10:40 ET

Partnering for Better Care: University of Michigan Health System and MidMichigan Health Affiliate

MidMichigan Health and the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) solidified a partnership on Friday, June 21, 2013, when both health care...

Jun 20, 2013, 17:39 ET

Financially healthy, strategically focused: U-M Hospitals & Health Centers presents budget

 A record number of patients turned to the University of Michigan Health System in the last year for their care, and expressed record-high...

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