Hospital readmissions for hip and knee replacement patients aren’t dropping any faster since penalties went into effect, suggesting the program may have hit its “floor” and casting doubt on expansion.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
As health care providers push to reduce low-value care, they should put more emphasis on assessing unintended consequences, listening to patients and providers, and measuring outcomes, a U-M-led review finds.
Not everyone decides to be a doctor as an undergraduate. Nontraditional U-M medical students offer advice for making the transition later in life.
Researchers call for advancements in treatment for a chronic disease that affects millions of women and causes chronic pain, inflammation and infertility.
Insurance records reveal patterns of opioid prescribing to patients whose family members “shop” for opioids from multiple sources