Putting patients on aspirin following a knee replacement is a safe, cost-effective alternative to anticoagulants, U-M researchers find.
PICCs should be reserved for long-term use, but a new study shows 1 in 4 are inserted for five days or less with 1 in 10 of these leading to device-related complications.
Dozens of hospitals across Michigan have teamed up to improve surgical care, saving lives and dollars. Now, the leaders propose ways to take the model national.
U-M and FDA scientists show the key role of excess gut calcium in awakening Clostridium difficile spores.
Incentive payments to high-performing hospitals don’t result in improved patient care, a four-year University of Michigan study has found.