Physician attitudes and patient expectations are driving overtreatment in older breast cancer patients. A new U-M study examines why the practice persists.
Natural disasters can overwhelm busy hospitals for days after storms dissipate. The reason: a wave of medical needs — beyond injuries — from patients without resources.
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.
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.
Michigan Medicine will serve as the clinical coordinating center of a new emergency care clinical trial network. How the federally funded network seeks to improve patient outcomes from emergency conditions.
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.