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.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
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.
Athletes prepare for competition well in advance. Surgical patients, a Michigan Medicine team asserts, ought to do the same.
Data have long proved to be a valuable asset in quality patient care. But data are useful only when shared among all parties involved — and at every step of the way.