Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Bagenstos: Featured panelist at Alliance for Health Reform briefing

June 24, 2015

Samual Bagenstos, J.D., professor of law, addressed the consumer perspective and describe the current legal issues surrounding wellness programs, including privacy protections and the potential discriminatory impacts at the June 22, 2015 Alliance for Health Reform briefing, "Workplace...

Department of Health Names Lauren Hughes Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation

June 24, 2015

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced that IHPI member Lauren S. Hughes, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc., FAAFP, will become the department’s Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation.

Dr. Hughes will...

Karen Farris named chair of Department of Clinical, Social and Administrative Sciences

July 27, 2015

IHPI and Institute Leadership Team (ILT) member Karen Farris, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Clinical, Social and Administrative Sciences at the U-M College of Pharmacy. Dr. Farris’ appointment...

IHPI, Ford School, and Dingells celebrate Social Security and Medicare anniversaries

August 12, 2015

This summer marks the anniversaries of the passing of two of the biggest pieces of legislation in U.S. history: Social Security and Medicare.

So on Tuesday, August 11, scholars from the University of Michigan, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, and her husband, former Congressman John...

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Can Cause Blood Clots in Lower Limbs

August 19, 2015

Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs), a type of IV typically inserted in a vein in the arm, are frequently used by healthcare professionals to obtain long-term central venous access in hospitalized patients. While there are numerous benefits associated with PICCs, a potential...

MDHHS Kicks Off Second Annual College Flu Vaccination Challenge

September 8, 2015

College students can study harder and do better when they’re healthy, and an important part of wellness is getting an annual flu vaccination.

The second annual College and University Flu Vaccination Challenge is a partnership between the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services...