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One year infection-free: Congrats to the PCTU!

September 16, 2015

One of the most common hospital acquired infections, central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) lead to thousands of illnesses and deaths. They happen when the catheter tube (central line) used to give…

U-M cardiologists meet with 79-year-old on cross country hike for hypertension awareness

August 28, 2015

Ahead of his 80th birthday, Don Stevenson's walk across America to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension brought him to the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center. He stopped Thursday three months into his walk…

Mott patient worried heart surgery might make him a Michigan fan

August 26, 2015

Toledo fourth grader's story makes him a local celebrity and receives national news –from ESPN to Washington Post What started as a UMHS blog post has turned into a national story…

Playing a new tune after heart failure and heart transplant

August 20, 2015

Band teacher Scot Cannell, 50, and his cardiologists at the University of Michigan would come up with a solution at each low point in treating his heart disease:  an implantable cardiac…

Total artificial heart keeps advanced heart failure patient going and going

August 12, 2015

Without a human heart, Stanley Larkin has been able to visit a water park this summer and plays basketball with family and friends. He has a total artificial heart which is…

Two-time aortic aneurysm survivor shares her experience

August 12, 2015

Lori Eslick is a two-time aortic aneurysm survivor. Her heart issues began as a newborn when she was diagnosed with a heart murmur and bicuspid aortic valve disease (a congenital abnormality).…

Mother-daughter duo attend U-M-hosted conference for brain anomaly that’s affected three in their family

August 6, 2015

It’s been 14 years and six surgeries since the Korcal family learned the phrase “Chiari malformation.” The anomaly of the brain is characterized by a protrusion of a small part of…

UMHS named among top Metro Detroit companies for 10th year

August 6, 2015

Our health system has been named one of “Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” for the 10th time since 2005. “This outstanding recognition reflects the great pride our employees…

Share your #UMHSlife

August 4, 2015

Post on social media to win a prize! What’s your life like at the U-M Health System? Where do you work, who are your co-workers, and why is your job important?…