It could have remained empty for years. Instead, the former pharmaceutical research campus has found new life as a thriving hub of innovation.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's primary care, biomedical and mental health researchers, and the findings and opinions of the 600 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI.
Michigan-wide effort cut prescription size by nearly a third without increasing patients’ pain or decreasing their satisfaction
Accountable care organizations seek to improve the care received by traditional Medicare patients while holding cost growth down, but a new study raises questions about its success.
Review of 33 years’ worth of medical studies reveals key areas where focus is needed.
Examination of post-birth pain care patterns over time finds declines in opioid prescribing, but opportunities for more non-opioid-based care.
Health Insurance Rule Change Could Help Millions of Chronic Disease Sufferers Spend Less for the Care They Need Most
A new federal rule could reduce out-of-pocket costs for key drugs and services for people with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans with health savings accounts