Experts call for regulations to strike a balance between personal privacy rights and the potential for “big data” research to improve patient care and fuel 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.
U-M researchers show more adults with diabetes covered after ACA provisions for pre-existing conditions and older adults began.
A new study suggests long-term impacts of an approach that encourages involvement of caring adults in the lives of at-risk adolescents.
Targeting fluoroquinolone prescribing in hospitals is effective, a 48-hospital study shows, but many patients still get discharge prescriptions for them.
A survey of first-year internal medicine residents shows those in programs with longer hours, less faculty mentoring and more research focus had higher depression scores.
Turning the tide demands improvements to pain care, mental health care and medication-assisted opioid addiction care, U-M researchers say in a new report.