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The latest report from University of Michigan public health researchers studying how COVID-19 affected Michiganders found that the severity of illness or negative impact of the pandemic is strongly linked to where one lives.
U-M research team finds that medications for opioid use disorder are rarely prescribed within 30 days of emergency department visits for opioid overdoses among patients with Medicaid
The study findings are consistent with prior work that has found that owning a firearm for protection is associated with storing firearms in an easy-to-access manner.
New research finds that medications for opioid use disorder were rarely prescribed following emergency department visits for opioid overdose among patients with Medicaid coverage. In this IHPI brief, a U-M research team outlines key findings and policy considerations for policymakers and health...
This policy brief highlights interim evaluation results for the Healthy Michigan Plan, Michigan’s Medicaid expansion program.
University of Michigan studies suggest that telehealth has played a major role in maintaining and increasing access to buprenorphine treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Announcements / Awards
U-M is among 13 institutions that will receive funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be part of a national network of centers focused on predicting and responding to future disease outbreaks.
Buchmueller is a health economist whose research focuses mainly on economic and policy issues related to health insurance.
In this new role, Shuman will collaborate with the U-M Medical School for continued partnership with VAAAHS to oversee integrated academic programs for residents and medical students.
Opinion / Commentary
Lisa Kane Low discusses what a recent decision to eliminate midwife care from a Michigan birthing center means for the profession and for women in Michigan.
A diagnosis of treatment-resistant depression can lead to a sense of hopelessness and despair in some patients.