In addition to supporting the state’s health care workforce, University of Michigan Health – Michigan Medicine President and CEO T. Anthony Denton is focused on improving health equity during the coming year, according to comments he made in a podcast episode hosted by Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA) CEO Brian Peters.      Denton … Read more

In a recently released podcast episode hosted by Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA) CEO Brian Peters, University of Michigan Health – Michigan Medicine Senior Vice President and CEO T. Anthony Denton said that continuing to address state health care workforce shortages and long-term sustainability of the state health care ecosystem will be top priorities … Read more

On Monday, members of the Michigan Nurses Association-University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council (MNA-UMPNC) voted to ratify a tentative agreement with University of Michigan Health. MNA-UMPNC nurses have been working without a contract since July 1st.     Nurses represented by the MNA-UMPNC filed a lawsuit against the university in August over claims that the … Read more

As elective surgeries deferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ramp up, a new study from University of Michigan Medical School researchers details important considerations for surgical patients with recent opioid use versus those who have never taken opioids. The study, led by Mark Bicket, M.D., Ph.D., of the U-M Health Department of Anesthesiology, Jennifer Waljee, M.D., … Read more

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use Wednesday to newly designed negative pressure tents made by Michigan Medicine in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Michigan Medicine is in talks with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to stockpile these tents for the next pandemic and assist countries that still have high … Read more