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English major saves a life with CPR

July 24, 2015

Lifeguard defies the odds in a U-M doctor’s rescue Rudi Ansbacher, M.D., former chair of the U-M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, wasn't breathing and didn't have a pulse.  Somehow he still…

Music in your room?

July 23, 2015

Greg Maxwell helps patients heal through music While the U-M Health System is known for providing world class clinical care, there are many ways our non-clinical employees help patients heal.  Therapeutic…

Teen travels from Greece to Ann Arbor for vascular surgery at U-M’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

July 21, 2015

The stomach pain 14-year-old Niki Karpouza was experiencing was so excruciating, she couldn’t eat, had to give up gymnastics and ultimately missed 350 days of school in her hometown on the…

UMHHC awarded for excellence in information technology

July 10, 2015

The U-M Hospitals and Health Centers received the 2015 Most Wired™ recognition from the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The award recognizes hospitals and…

Medical students find a home at inaugural M-Home Olympics

June 30, 2015

The 2016 Olympic summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are still a year away, but that didn’t stop Medical School students from getting an early jump — and run, and hit,…

One U-M patient’s journey to motherhood

June 26, 2015

From disappointment to the family she always dreamed of. Kristine who wasn’t sure whether she’d ever be able to have her own children before fertility treatment at U-M. Posted by Kristine Bowdell Every…

U-M doctor practices teamwork in the operating room and on the field

June 24, 2015

There’s a World Cup for soccer-playing physicians, and University of Michigan surgeon Dr. David Machado-Aranda will play defense for the U.S. as 18 countries including Germany, Brazil, Great Britain and Austria compete in…

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…