The movement to reduce overtesting and overtreatment is blossoming, but much more work is needed to cut back on low-value care.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
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.
As more Americans turn to bariatric surgery for weight loss, a new study suggests they may not want to wait until their BMI exceeds 40 to reap the biggest benefits.
After a 2015 national report detailed fragmentation among emergency medical services systems, Michigan Medicine researchers worked with stakeholders in Michigan to explore best practices in improving pre-hospital care.
Tissue and blood samples taken from patients can hold the keys to biomedical discovery. But the research community must consider patient privacy, a new perspective says.
Michigan Medicine researchers examined how a clinical trial on one drug’s efficacy affected its use in ambulances across the country.