Doctors find their calling in many different ways. In honor of National Doctors’ Day, Michigan Medicine physicians reflect on the paths that led to their profession.
Michigan Medicine, formerly the University of Michigan Health Systems, is home to one of the largest health care complexes in the world. It has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the medical school first opened in 1850. According to U.S. News and World Report, Michigan Medicine is among the best in the nation in a broad range of adult and pediatric specialties.
The candidate has proposed a public health insurance option, an idea originally considered as part of the Affordable Care Act.
When most people hear “wearable technology,” they think of fitness trackers and enhanced glasses. The total artificial heart works on a higher level — allowing heart patients independence as they wait for a heart transplant.
When it comes to the hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, the treatment landscape has shifted in the past few years. But patients need new models of detection to benefit from better treatments.
When a life-threatening condition called tracheobronchomalacia left three babies struggling to breathe, new technology — in the form of 3-D printing — offered a solution.