November 15, 2019

Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation

  1. November 7, 2019

    Federal program that punishes hospitals may not improve patient outcomes

    A national program that penalizes health care institutions with high rates of hospital-acquired conditions does not improve patient safety, according to a U-M study.

  2. October 2, 2019

    Expanding Medicaid means health problems get found, study finds

    A new study from U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation found Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program often helped those enrolled learn about a chronic illness that had never been diagnosed.

  3. April 5, 2019

    Poll finds pets provide benefits, some concerns for older adults

    Pets may help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues, but they can also bring concerns and some people may even put their animals’ needs ahead of their own health, a new poll shows.

  4. March 12, 2018

    Surgeon general to address opioid crisis, health partnerships

    As opioid addiction and overdoses continue to take a toll, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, who has personal and professional experience on the issue, will speak at U-M on March 22.

  5. January 31, 2018

    Gupta family assists U-M’s health communication ‘hackathon’

    Alumnus Sanjay Gupta and his wife, Rebecca, have teamed up with U-M to support an effort to bring new ideas and tools to health communication.

  6. January 30, 2018

    Report recaps Poverty Solutions’ first year, lists 2018 projects

    New partnerships, programs to boost job opportunities, and raising public awareness about low-income families highlight U-M’s first-year initiative to prevent and alleviate poverty.

  7. December 11, 2017

    Study looks at work status of those in state’s Medicaid expansion

    Nearly half of the people who enrolled in Medicaid after it expanded in Michigan have jobs, and another 11 percent can’t work, likely due to serious physical or mental health conditions, a U-M study finds.

  8. November 13, 2017

    U-M study questions ACA effort to reduce hospital readmissions

    A federal program shown to reduce hospital readmissions may not have been as successful as it appears, say researchers from U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and the School of Public Health.

  9. May 21, 2016

    Incentives paid to improve health care have little impact in U.K.

    The world’s largest primary pay-for-performance program designed to improve patient health care and outcomes has failed to save additional lives, a U-M researcher says.

  10. July 7, 2015

    Expanding state Medicaid stems growth of uncompensated care

    New research from U-M shows that Connecticut’s Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act has led to a decrease in uncompensated medical care.