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When to refer patients to a financial counselor

June 22, 2015

Any time a patient wants to pay 100% in full for an item or service and asks not to submit a bill to his or her insurance, immediately refer the patient…

U-M Health System reports strong FY2015 financial results

June 19, 2015

The University of Michigan Health System reported positive fiscal year-end results yesterday, with an anticipated 3.2 percent ($86.9 million) operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $2.7 billion for the U-M…

Buy fresh produce at the M Farmers Market today

June 18, 2015

Get your fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables right here at the University Hospital Courtyard today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The M Farmers Market takes place every Thursday (except July…

New Medical Short Stay Unit set to open next month

June 17, 2015

Last June, the U-M Board of Regents approved a $9 million project to increase the availability of U-M’s advanced patient care by renovating 17,900 square feet on the fourth floor of…

U-M faculty, staff offered opportunities for prayer breaks, worship during Ramadan

June 16, 2015

Ramadan is a special month of the year for more than one billion Muslims throughout the world. This year, Ramadan is from Wednesday, June 17 – Friday, July 17. As with…

Buy fresh produce through a CSA: Pre-pay by July 1

June 16, 2015

The university has partnered with Prochaska Farms in Tecumseh, Mich. and Tantré Farms in Chelsea, Mich, to give faculty and staff an opportunity to get fresh, straight-from-the-farm produce. Purchase a 12-week…

Friends Gift Shops 30% off sale (June 17)

June 16, 2015

The Friends Gift Shops will be having another 30% off Customer Appreciation Sale on Wednesday, June 17.The main shop will be open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., the Mott Carousel shop will be…

Michigan & deadly summer weather: It happened once, it can happen again

June 10, 2015

On anniversary of Flint tornado, key tips from a U-M emergency doctor to staying safe in tornado, flood & heat wave season Deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma. Dangerous flooding in Texas. Could…

U-M hit by email scams to collect personal information

June 8, 2015

More than 150 people at the University of Michigan have fallen victim to phishing emails, and revealed personal information such as names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, UMICH passwords, and…