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The Michigan Medicine blog recap

January 3, 2020

A roundup of articles from both the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, which cover stories on breaking news and research, health tips and wellness that you won’t want to miss. Michigan Health Lab's 20 for 2020 A quick look back at Michigan Health Lab's most read stories of the year. READ MORE The Michigan Health Blog’s 20 for 2020 A quick look back at the blog’s most read stories of the year. READ MORE. The Top 5 Most Played Michigan Medicine News Break Podcasts of 2019 A look back at the year's most played episodes. READ MORE Top 10 Cancer Research Stories of…

Three in one: How academic medical centers came to be

January 2, 2020

Today, they are taken for granted. Huge university medical centers, filled with patients who travel miles to receive care that’s available nowhere else from teams of…

2019 Headlines Year in Review

December 24, 2019

With New Year’s Day just around the corner, Headlines is celebrating the past year at Michigan Medicine. And what a year it was! Here’s a quick glance at just a few…

Comprehensive Stroke Center honored for stroke care

December 23, 2019

The Michigan Medicine Comprehensive Stroke Center has been honored for going above and beyond in the quality of stroke care. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recently presented the center with the 2019 “Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Achievement” and “Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus” awards. The AHA/ASA has recognized the quality of stroke care provided at Michigan Medicine since 2005. These awards from the AHA are the highest level achievable for stroke care and are made possible through the outstanding care provided by the staff at Michigan Medicine. To be eligible for the awards, hospitals must adhere to…

A voice of hope: One patient’s journey to speak again after house fire

December 23, 2019

Madison Marciniak before one of her surgeries at Michigan Medicine. Two years ago, 22-year-old Madison Marciniak came home from work and went to bed, just like any other Sunday night that…

The Michigan Medicine blog recap

December 20, 2019

A weekly roundup of articles from both the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, which cover stories on breaking news and research, health tips and wellness that you won’t want to miss. Is Your Child Ready for a Pet? 6 Questions to Ask New national poll finds that 1 in 6 parents would get a pet as a present for their child. A Mott pediatrician offers advice for parents considering adding a pet to their family. READ MORE Opioid Overdose Risk Factors for Teens, College-Aged Youth Mirror Adults Diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders associated with three times higher odds of overdose.…

Photo gallery: Mott creates the best toy store in town!

December 20, 2019

The C.S. Mott Children's Hospital toy store is an area in the hospital that gives a glimpse of what goes on at Santa’s workshop in the North Pole.…

Michigan Medicine named a top teaching hospital by Leapfrog

December 19, 2019

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine, which was recently named a top teaching hospital by The Leapfrog Group! Leapfrog’s Top Hospitals have better systems in place to prevent medication errors, higher quality on maternity care and lower infection rates, among other qualities. Hospitals that are eligible to receive a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade must have received an A in the most recent round of scoring to be eligible for the designation.  Michigan Medicine was one of five in the state of Michigan to be named a top teaching hospital. Click here for the full list!

Michigan Medicine earns recognition for neurosurgery and spine program

December 18, 2019

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine, which was recently named among the 100 best hospitals with great neurosurgery and spine programs! The list was compiled by Becker’s Healthcare and honors the organizations that provide treatment and cutting-edge research into brain and spine disorders. Many hospitals and health systems featured also earned top honors for medical excellence, outcomes and patient experience in their spine and brain surgery departments. Click here to see a full list of organizations who made the list.