Doctors often care for people with disabilities, yet few physicians have one. U-M’s medical school recently altered its technical standards to better promote a longtime mission of inclusivity.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Poor health tied to unmet social needs is a widespread problem. A Michigan Medicine partnership is examining the questions that community health centers ask to address the issue.
The opioid epidemic has created a tragic surge in donor organs. But despite their safety record, the organs that could save lives go unused.
Americans nearing retirement face double trouble: more disability and cognitive issues than their elders had at this age and a longer wait to collect Social Security.
A new national poll finds that many people 65 and older take prescription sleep aids — even though guidelines warn against it. What the findings mean for patients and providers.
Millions more seniors now self-identify as healthy, federal data show. But the gains occurred only among those with higher levels of education and income.