The same approach that helps patients manage powerful blood thinners could help expand access to medication-based addiction treatment.
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.
The pipeline of future physicians still doesn’t reflect the full spectrum of American society — so experts say institutional support should start earlier.
Complication-related costs for common operations run two to three times higher at some hospitals, which tend to have higher complication rates, too.
Building on past research, U-M scientists propose a unified way to explain many of the symptoms and much of the neurobiology of PTSD.
Tweaks to tax policy and health laws could pave the way for patients to pay less out of pocket for the care that benefits them most, experts say.
A unique ceremony at U-M helps medical students and others honor the body donors who teach them human anatomy.