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Searching for a Good Doctor, Online

Online ratings may help us choose everything from cars to hotels, but when it comes to finding a doctor, how useful are they? New results from U-M’s National Poll on Healthy Aging suggest older adults use such ratings, but take them with a grain of salt. January 7, 2020. #15-30minutes #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Technology #Aging #healthcare #DiscoveryoftheWeek ​


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Foundational Skills for Communicating About Health

Effective communication is a core skill that nearly every health professional will need and use during their careers. Yet, few health professionals receive even basic training in how to design communications to be clear and successful. As “foundational skills,” the content in this course can be applied to both oral and written communication, within and beyond health. Learners will develop the skills to: analyze and tailor a communication effort for different audiences, develop clear...


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Making Information on Healthcare Quality Truly Useful

Michigan Ross Associate Dean Wally Hopp discusses how transparency with healthcare data will help improve quality of healthcare. November 22, 2019. #5-15mins #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #HealthandWellness #Business #healthcare #WallyHopp


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Special Seminar - State of the Health Care Debate

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation hosted Jonathan Cohn, a Senior National Correspondent at HuffPost, to discuss the history behind and the current state of the Affordable Care Act under the Obama and Trump administrations, and its future. July 19, 2018. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #healthcare


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Sabotaging the Affordable Care Act

Michigan Medicine hosts Law Professor Nick Bagley in their IHPI Seminar Series as he discusses the legal battles fought against the Affordable Care Act by the current administration as well as the wider implications of these heath care reforms. November 15, 2018. #60+mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #healthcare #NickBagley ​​​​​​​​


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Looking ahead to policy and politics in the 2020 election: A conversation with Julie Rovner

Michigan Medicine welcomes Julie Rovner, Michigan alumna and Chief Washington Correspondent of Kaiser Health News, to examine the impact of policy on healthcare and the role the 2020 election could have on healthcare. May 31, 2019. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #GovernmentandPolitics #healthcare #Policy #PublicPolicy #JulieRovner ​​​​​​​​​​


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Flu Vaccine for Nursing Home Staff and Residents

Michigan Medicine Professor Preeti Malani, researched support for policies that would require an influenza vaccine for people working and living in nursing homes. January 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #GeriatricMedicine #vaccines #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Older Adults' Perspectives on Medical Marijuana

Michigan Medicine Professor, Preeti Malani, researched how older adults feel about medical marijuana and their overall knowledge about medical marijuana. April 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Marijuana #healthcare #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Urinary Incontinence: An Inevitable Part of Aging?

Michigan's National Poll of Healthy Aging addresses the issue of urinary incontinence in older women. Many women are embarrassed by their symptoms but do not talk to their physicians for a variety of reasons, detailed in this article. November 1, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #Urology #CarolynSwenson #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​