A Michigan Medicine nurse recently studied how to reduce urinary retention issues in patients anesthetized for outpatient surgery. Now, her work has wider potential.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
General physicians can deliver medication-assisted treatment with help from team members they probably already have in their clinics, a new analysis concludes.
Post-surgery pain medication can ease recovery — but it can also lead to long-term problems. A new, free tool based on actual patient use can help.
“Low-value” care, such as unnecessary lab tests, could be reduced safely to cut expenses, a new analysis suggests.
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.
Poor health tied to unmet social needs is a widespread problem. A Michigan Medicine partnership is examining the questions that community health centers ask to address the issue.