The mental health toll of caring for COVID-19 patients will need long-lasting attention, as it adds to already demanding professions.
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.
Patients’ Social Factors Matter When Judging Hospitals, but New Study Suggests a Need to Measure Them Differently
Study using two databases suggests need for new measures in surgical readmission risk adjustment.
U-M Injury Prevention Center compilation of data from state and federal sources will serve as baseline for future studies.
Few shopped for groceries online, and self-rating of healthy eating was higher among those who dined alone or at restaurants least, national poll finds
Rigorous study shows depression and anxiety symptoms worsened among medical residents in Shanghai, and fear of workplace violence doubled, in early 2020.
Industry wants access to massive data troves, but patients deserve transparency and privacy; Michigan Medicine approach offers a path forward.