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It’s a bonus! UMHS lauded by CMS

November 3, 2016

UMHS has earned a bonus for the quality of care provided to patients with Medicare. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released data earlier this week showing which hospitals earned bonuses or had to pay a penalty due to performance in 26 quality measures. UMHS was one of only 1,600 hospitals nationwide to be rewarded with a bonus — a total that’s down by more than 200 from last year. The bonus and penalty system was created as part of the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program that went into effect in 2012. It was established under the Affordable Care Act…

Hearts on Ice a ‘cool’ success

November 2, 2016

CVC patients, their families and CVC staff members recently gathered at U-M’s historic Yost Ice Arena for the 15th Annual Hearts on Ice Hockey Challenge. Michigan’s head hockey coach, Red Berenson,…

Students, faculty connect across health professions

November 1, 2016

In late October, two student facilitators from the Trotter Multicultural Center led exercises that challenged students to break through…

Project Healthy Schools featured in Concentrate Ann Arbor

October 31, 2016

An article about how UMHS' Project Healthy Schools is spreading better nutrition through education in Ann Arbor-area middle schools ran in…

The grades are in!

October 31, 2016

Congratulations to the University of Michigan Health System, which has been honored for its commitment to patient safety with another A on the fall 2016 Hospital Safety Score. Today’s national report…

UMHS named one of 50 greenest hospitals in U.S.

October 31, 2016

From green roofs to light sensors that automatically turn on and off depending on whether a patient room is occupied, UMHS is leading the way when it comes to sustainable, environmentally-friendly health care. help me write my essay The organization’s efforts were recently recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review, which named UMHS one of the 50 greenest hospitals in the U.S. To compile its list, Becker’s looked at awards given out by Practice Greenhealth, the U.S. Green Building Council, the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Environmental Protection Agency. This year, UMHS earned the Greenhealth Partner for Change Award from Practice…

Events, programs to celebrate U-M’s bicentennial

October 31, 2016

As U-M prepares to launch a yearlong celebration of its 200th year, here is a comprehensive roundup of bicentennial activities ranging from colloquia to exhibits to spring, summer and fall festivals.…

A Little Victor with Spartan devotion

October 28, 2016

Ian Anderson always had the same greeting as he was wheeled out of radiation therapy appointments at U-M's C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. After fist-bumping the doctors, nurses and staff, the 2-year-old…

$10.75 million gift to accelerate depression research at UMHS

October 21, 2016

A transformative donation of $10.75 million to the U-M Depression Center will help accelerate the development of personalized treatments that are necessary to conquer clinical depression, bipolar disorder and related illnesses.…