Fatigue, sadness and poor health among the spouses who take care of disabled elders can mean higher Medicare bills for the patients. A Michigan Medicine study examines the connection.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
When students of medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and social work carry out patient care via group simulations, a new understanding of one another’s roles results.
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.
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.