Two tools may help with public health emergency response: real-time surveys of providers on the front lines, and a new framework for capturing successes and learning from failures.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's biomedical and mental health researchers, the findings and opinions of the 490 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI, and the innovative education available at U-M for future doctors and medical scientists.
The link between the birth defect microcephaly and the Zika virus has raised alarm. Now, a new examination of non-Zika cases could help scientists understand why microcephaly occurs in any patient.
A new study raises questions on the best use of intensive care units, and the need to improve use of vetted tests and treatments.
A quiet event — the publication of a scholarly text — sparked a movement of examining and improving health care for generations of Americans.
How can doctors offer relief to recovering addicts without using painkillers? A new study suggests that a hybrid of two psychosocial approaches could offer an alternative.