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2011-07-22 07:42:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doug Strong, who has led the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers through ambitious growth and successful navigation of a serious economic downturn, has been reappointed for a second five-year term. The University's Regents voted Thursday afternoon on the recommendation put forth by Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., the executive vice president for medical affairs, and endorsed by University of Michigan President Mary...

2011-07-13 14:16:00

Getaway n Play Cafe designed for kids, families, faculty and staff; uses local products ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For children staying at hospitals, meal times can be one of the brightest spots in their days. Planners took this to heart when planning the new cafeteria at the new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, which opens in November. The Getaway n Play Cafe in the C.S. Mott Children's and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital, will offer a combination of...

2011-07-01 08:58:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers will now also be the elected leader of the state hospital association, after a vote held yesterday. Doug Strong, MBA, the chief executive officer of UMHHC, will become the chair of the board of trustees of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association, or MHA, starting today. At the organization's annual meeting on Mackinac Island, Strong laid out his goals for...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

Many parents do not understand risk of water infections from pools and water parks or recognize the role showering plays in preventing infections ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Water parks offer families a chance to have fun and be physically active. That fun may come with the risk of getting sick with infections from the water illnesses that affect over 10,000 Americans each year. One of the best ways to reduce the risk of infection is to make sure that parents...

2011-06-17 13:10:00

FY 2011 projected to end with positive margin; new children's & women's hospital and IT overhaul in FY 2012 will be important for long-term strength ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hospitals and Health Centers unit (UMHHC) of the University of Michigan Health System will end its fiscal year financially strong despite challenging times, thanks to continued strong demand for its patient care, and an aggressive strategy of building and innovating for the...

2011-05-17 13:41:00

Mott is third in the country in heart surgery and was ranked among the best in the country in all 10 evaluated pediatric specialties ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital has earned the highest rankings in the state of Michigan and is among the best in the country in pediatric specialties according to the U.S. News Media Group's Best Children's Hospital rankings. Mott is nationally ranked in all 10 of the...

2011-04-25 05:00:00

Hospital leaders, families and children will honor former U-M standout and Super Bowl XLV champion for his work and dedication to hospital ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients, hospital staff and football enthusiasts at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital will show their appreciation for former U-M football standout, 1997 Heisman trophy winner and current Green Bay Packer Charles Woodson by...

2011-04-18 13:57:00

Overweight and obese parents more likely than other parents to view school-time activity as inadequate ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity affects 1 of every 6 kids in the United States, in part due to a lack of physical activity. Schools can play a key part in offering elementary-age kids lots of chances to be active--on the playground during recess and when they're in gym. But recent increasing expectations about academic achievement, coupled...

2011-04-04 12:35:00

New C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital will use GetWellNetwork system for patient education and safety ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients at the new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital will have access to a new patient education, entertainment and interactive patient care tools system that will keep them and their families engaged and informed throughout their stay at the new hospital. The University of Michigan Health System...

2011-03-14 11:01:00

Only half of parents think the media is doing a good job explaining how research affects their children; media invited to attend lecture on research reporting with Richard Besser ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, billions of public and private dollars are spent on medical research about child health. When research studies are completed, results need to reach parents - the people most responsible for keeping children healthy. The C.S. Mott Children's...


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