The IDEAL RRTC is one element of the robust research being conducted throughout Michigan Medicine regarding disability health.
The Center for Health and Research Transformation's (CHRT) 2018 Cover Michigan Survey asked Michigan residents about their experiences in accessing health care, specifically how easy or difficult it was to get appointments with different providers. The survey found that two factors-the presence of primary care providers (PCP), and whether or not people had a Medical Home-figured prominently in reported ease of access to care. Read the entire brief here.
Children with special needs will have better access to their homes and communities through the purchase of ceiling and stair lifts thanks to a Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation grant.
A $4.3 million grant will help establish a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at the U-M and Michigan Medicine. Learn more about the collaborative effort.
Instead of using a traditional stethoscope or otoscope to examine a patient, one physician-in-training at University of Michigan uses a new device, with a long flexible wire and camera at its tip. A live video feed plays important diagnosistic information back on her cell phone.