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February 1, 2018

Interactive Tool Can Help Educate Cancer Patients on Their Options

Sarah Hawley, PhD, MPH, Professor of Internal Medicine, Health Management and Policy, and Health Behavior and Health Education, is the lead author of a new study that finds that breast cancer patients who used an interactive website were more informed about options and felt better prepared to make a treatment choice.

January 25, 2018

Got IBD? A Clinical Trial May Be Right for You

Peter Higgins, MD, PhD, MSc, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the IBD Program, explains how patients with active IBD can get early access to newer, potentially better treatments.

January 19, 2018

General Internal Medicine: A Path That Leads to Many More

The need for general internal medicine physicians is rising. Find out what leaders across Michigan Medicine, who did their training in general internal medicine, have to say about why they chose this specialty and what they are doing now.

January 9, 2018

Poll: Nursing Homes Should Require Flu Shots for All Staff and Patients

The latest poll conducted by the National Poll on Healthy Aging, led by Director, Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ, MS, Professor of Internal Medicine, suggests that nursing homes and other long-term care facilities should be doing more to get their staff and patients vaccinated.

December 14, 2017

Dr. Renuka Tipirneni featured in Vox

Renuka Tipirneni, MD, MSc, Clinical Lecturer of Internal Medicine, is the lead author of a study that suggests that there is no pandemic of Medicaid enrollees who are avoiding work to stay on the program's rolls.

December 13, 2017

Dr. Sarah Krein featured in Life Science Daily

Sarah Krein, PhD, RN, Renis Likert Collegiate Research Professor of Internal Medicine, is the lead author of a study that maintains that nursing home infections can be reduced by adhering to a national preventive program.

December 11, 2017

Lansing Medicaid reform forum brings together state officials and stakeholders

John Ayanian, MD, MPP, Alice Hamilton Collegiate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, and Susan Goold, MD, MHSA, MA, Professor of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, participate in meeting aimed to help policymakers and stakeholders gain a common understanding of the

December 6, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Kullgren featured in Reuters

Jeffrey Kullgren, MD, MS, MPH, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, is the lead author of a study that finds that few Americans in high-deductible health plans are shopping around to get the care they need at the lowest possible price.