Coronary artery bypass expenses vary widely across hospitals, a new study finds. Addressing a few key areas could lower hospital bills and improve quality of care.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Noninvasive tests haven’t replaced liver biopsies, but they have sharply reduced the need for them. Two Michigan Medicine experts examine the debate in a new paper.
A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. But systems to expand access to investigational options while protecting patients are already in place, says a U-M expert.
Incentive payments to high-performing hospitals don’t result in improved patient care, a four-year University of Michigan study has found.
Teamwork has become textbook at top medical schools. Why it was a necessary shift, and how Michigan Medicine has led the charge.
Older Americans Don’t Get — or Seek — Enough Help from Doctors and Pharmacists on Drug Costs, Poll Finds
Results from the new National Poll on Healthy Aging reveal opportunities for patients to speak up, and for professionals to aid more.