Smokers, Obese People Need Major Heart Interventions Earlier in Life

June 11, 2021

A study from the BMC2 CQI found that smokers and obese people must have their clogged arteries cleared at much younger ages than nonsmokers or people who are a normal weight.

Life after COVID-19 hospitalization: Statewide study shows major lasting effects on health, work and more

November 12, 2020

Death, rehospitalization, and problems with basic activities, jobs, mental health and finances seen in many patients treated at 38 Michigan hospitals

Too many COVID-19 patients get unneeded “just in case” antibiotics

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

Which Operations Can Restart First? New Guide Helps Hospitals Decide

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.

Emergency Departments Across Michigan Collaborate on COVID-19 Response

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.