Michigan Medicine breast cancer patients have a tool to help manage their disease: an app designed to streamline treatment and provide crucial information.
Kevin Joy is a content editor for Michigan Health Lab. He writes about research and healthcare at the University of Michigan Health System. He spent 10 years as a features reporter for the Columbus Dispatch.
Doctors often care for people with disabilities, yet few physicians have one. U-M’s medical school recently altered its technical standards to better promote a longtime mission of inclusivity.
Microscopic nanoparticles could be the key to blocking bacterial proteins that cause infections to spread — technology with particular benefit to high-risk hospital patients.
Natural disasters can overwhelm busy hospitals for days after storms dissipate. The reason: a wave of medical needs — beyond injuries — from patients without resources.
When students of medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and social work carry out patient care via group simulations, a new understanding of one another’s roles results.
A Michigan Medicine surgeon has spent 20 years helping kids in Colombia — with no sign of slowing down. The effort shows U-M’s commitment to global service, he says.