Week in Review: Week of Dec. 12, 2016

December 16, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

The word of the week at Health System Headlines is “new!” We’ve welcomed a new affiliate to the health system, highlighted a new life-saving invention created by one of our med students and revealed that our organization will soon adopt a new name.

Check out these “new”sworthy items in the latest installment of the Week in Review:

New name, new outlook: Organization to get new handle

UMHS will soon adopt a new name that better reflects our organization’s three-part mission. Click through to learn why the change is coming and when you can expect to hear more!

UMHS welcomes Metro Health to U-M

How much do you know about Metro Health Corporation, the newest affiliate of UMHS? Click here to read a Q&A with Metro CEO Mike Faas and how the affiliation will bring health care innovation to patients in west Michigan and beyond.

Invent-ilator: Med student’s device promises to save lives abroad

U-M med student Stephen John proved a $10 problem doesn’t need a $1,000 solution. Find out more about John’s creative invention designed to help premature newborns breathe easier across the developing world.