May 09, 2021

Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation

  1. February 2, 2021

    County by county, study shows social inequality in COVID’s toll

    COVID-19 has killed more than 400,000 Americans, and infected more than 24 million others. But a new study shows just how unevenly those deaths and cases have played out across the country.

  2. November 2, 2020

    U-M researchers examine ways to scale up COVID-19 testing

    Boosting incentives to speed turnaround of COVID-19 testing, real-time monitoring of testing operations among public health officials and coordination across state lines could save more lives, according to a U-M study.

  3. October 7, 2020

    New poll considers risks to older adults of clashing meds

    A U-M poll shows most people 50 and older haven’t connected with a pharmacist to check for potential clashes among their prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs and supplements.

  4. April 6, 2020

    COVID-19 research at U-M

    Examples of some of the studies underway or planned at the University of Michigan related to the COVID-19 health crisis.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.