Data on a broad range of common operations shows which ones will draw most on scarce resources.
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.
Ground ambulance rides also put majority of patients with private insurance at risk for unexpected out-of-network bills, study finds.
Social factors drive use of Juul and other e-cigarette products, text-based survey shows, despite widespread understanding by young people of the risks of vaping.
Survey of Michigan nursing homes at start of coronavirus suggests great improvement since just before the H1N1 pandemic.
For worst hit young and healthy patients, ECMO could offer a chance at life; worldwide data collection under way to guide use of advanced care.
History shows the dangers of relaxing restrictions too soon in a pandemic.