The first nationwide academic study of physician disciplinary actions and malpractice claims rates shows a lack of standardization across the country.
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.
A study on Medicaid expansion shows a whopping 50 percent drop in uninsured hospital stays in expansion states. But hospitals in non-expansion states are finding little relief.