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Procedure helps U-M surgical nurse lose nearly 160 pounds

June 23, 2015

Mandy Pate, R.N., is an operating room nurse whose patients are obese. They come to UMHS for either a gastric bypass or a sleeve gastrectomy. Mandy, age 34, has more in common…

UMHS launches website to educate physicians on new breast density law

June 19, 2015

On June 1, the Michigan Breast Density Notification Law went into effect, which requires radiologists to notify a woman and her primary care physician should dense breast tissue be identified on…

U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Center marks 500th TAVR

June 16, 2015

The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center has performed its 500th transcatheter aortic valve replacement, a minimally invasive procedure that’s transforming aortic care for elderly adults. The U-M participated in the early stages of…

Ghana library named after U-M Obgyn chair for devotion to curbing global maternal deaths

June 15, 2015

“People enter our lives and leave without making any impression, but Tim has made such an impeccable impression on the hearts and souls of every one he met in Ghana and…

Saving lives after work: U-M nurse helps fellow traveler during miscarriage on plane

June 11, 2015

U-M Health System employees make a positive impact on the lives of our patients and families every day. Whether it’s through literally saving a life, providing clean and quiet accommodations, or…

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital earns top rankings from U.S. News & World Report

June 9, 2015

The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was again among the best children’s hospitals in the country and leaders in the state in pediatric specialty care, according to the 2015-2016…

Remembering our team: Eighth anniversary of tragic Survival Flight crash

June 3, 2015

On June 4, 2007, the U-M Health System lost six heroes. These men, who died when their plane crashed into Lake Michigan, will always be remembered for their dedication and selflessness. The…

Award season at UMHS? Health System continues to receive recognition in many areas

May 8, 2015

Award season is a year-round event at the U-M Health System as our institution is continually recognized for outstanding work in a variety of disciplines and areas. Just last month, we…

Essential tremor and how deep brain stimulation restores quality of life

May 7, 2015

Elizabeth Scheffler’s essential tremor has been treated successfully with deep brain stimulation surgery.The tremor was bilateral (in both hands). I also had a head and voice tremor. It was most embarrassing…