A study with a satirical spin drives home a real point about the demands on general practitioners’ time and expectations for shared decision-making in primary care.
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 biomedical and mental health researchers, the findings and opinions of the 490 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI, and the innovative education available at U-M for future doctors and medical scientists.
A new study finds 1 in 7 people with type 2 diabetes who don’t use insulin monitor their blood sugar levels more often than guidelines suggest.
Most veterans in VA mental health care approve of voluntary programs to reduce gun access during high-risk periods.
Findings from Michigan enrollees may help other states understand the potential impact of Medicaid expansion and work requirements on health and employment.
By studying hundreds of brain scans, U-M researchers identify abnormalities common to people who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Childfirearmsafety.org offers free access to data aimed at boosting prevention of youth firearm injuries.