Lessons from early peak state of Michigan could inform hospitals in other areas.
Gavin draws on more than 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. She focuses mainly on the research of the 640 health services wonks who belong to the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, who work to understand and improve the safety, quality, equity and affordability of health care. As part of the Michigan Medicine communication team, she has lead responsibility for primary care and mental health topics.
Lower income means poorer health in middle age in both countries, but the U.S. has a much bigger difference in health between the top and bottom of the income ladder.
Drug That Calms ‘Cytokine Storm’ Associated with 45% Lower Risk of Dying among COVID-19 Patients on Ventilators
Patients who received single intravenous dose of tocilizumab were also more likely to leave the hospital or be off a ventilator within a month, despite double the risk of additional infection.
New study and report show the impact of Michigan’s safety-net health coverage, and could inform states that are now considering or preparing for expansion.
A look back at where the terminology stems from at U-M.
Telehealth interactions with substance use disorder specialists and support groups could open treatment and recovery to many, but key changes will be needed, experts say.