“Prehabilitation” for at-risk patients linked to lower length of stay and total costs by encouraging walking, breathing exercises, nutrition, reducing tobacco and stress.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
To encourage medical students who are underrepresented in medicine to enter highly competitive specialties, two Michigan Medicine specialties have made a partnership with a national organization that offers hand
Diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders associated with three times higher odds of overdose.
Medicaid Expansion Doubled Access to Primary Care and Increased Attention to Health Risks in Low-Income Michiganders
Less reliance on emergency care, more discussions about healthy behaviors and use of preventive care seen in survey of low-income enrollees in the Healthy Michigan Plan.
U-M researchers turned to Twitter to see whether online discussions about food can help inform policy makers.
Coverage led to a nine-fold increase in the rate of IVF for lower-salaried women.