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.
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.
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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.
The mental health toll of caring for COVID-19 patients will need long-lasting attention, as it adds to already demanding professions.
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.