Search Tag: University of Michigan Health System

ICU Management

Emergency Department-Based Intensive Care Improves Patient Survival

2019 02 Aug

A study of the Massey Family Foundation Emergency Critical Care Center – EC3 found that the implementation of emergency department ICUs led to improved survival rates and better patient care. Opened in February 2015, EC3 is a highly advanced critical care centre, next to the emergency department at Michigan Medical. The unit is equipped with five... Read more

ICU Management

Take Your PICC: the Right Line for the Right Patient

2015 15 Sep

An international panel of experts has released the first comprehensive guide to using intravenous, or vascular access, devices of all kinds. The Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters, or MAGIC, is published as a supplement in Annals of Internal Medicine . Use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) has become popular... Read more

Executive Health Management

Music Room Soundproofing to Reduce Hospital Noise

2015 18 Aug

One of the most common patient complaints about hospitals is the noise with multiple monitors, paging systems, wheelchairs, gurneys and squeaking carts all making a good night’s sleep impossible. University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) consisting of hospitals and clinics in south east Michigan and the University of Michigan Medical School, is... Read more