August 26, 2020
Study in 38 Michigan hospitals shows need for faster in-hospital testing for coronavirus and other infections, which could reduce overuse of antibiotics that raise risks to patients
May 8, 2020
As hospitals across the country start to return to doing non-emergency operations that keep their beds full and their books balanced, they need to think carefully about what resources each of those procedures will need as the pandemic continues. A new guide could help them prioritize and plan.
April 9, 2020
A collaborative for emergency departments across the state of Michigan is working to help its colleagues through various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 6, 2020
January 16, 2020
October 2, 2019
Patient-centered medical homes serve as key models for primary care and requires cooperation between patients, providers, and community stakeholders.
October 1, 2019
Now in its 11th year, the patient-centered medical home project sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has saved $626 million in health care costs in reduced hospital admissions, emergency department visits, use of generic drugs and fewer expensive radiologic exams, the company said.
February 13, 2019
Even as hospitals try to cut back on prescribing fluoroquinolones — powerful but risky antibiotics — a new study shows that many patients still head home with prescriptions for those same drugs, increasing their risk of everything from “superbug” infections to torn tendons.
February 8, 2019
A statewide collaborative is identifying ways to improve patient care for hip and knee replacements through quality improvement projects.