U-M makes hospital care safer throughout state

No matter what hospital you go to in Metro Detroit, you can thank a U-M team for leading the effort to make your care safer, more efficient and based on the latest evidence. U-M doctors and data specialists coordinate a broad range of projects that involve dozens of hospitals across southeastern Michigan, all aimed at improving different types of care. From breast cancer and heart surgery to intensive care, U-M experts spearhead these efforts with support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and other sponsors. The teams have proven that these quality improvement projects have saved hundreds of lives, prevented thousands of complications, and kept health care costs down as a result.

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