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2014-09-10 12:28:14

Top-tier performance for U-M Health System residency programs in all 20 specialties rated in Doximity/U.S. News poll ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors nationwide rate the University of Michigan Health System as one of the best places for young doctors to train in their chosen field, across 20 medical specialties, according to a new ranking released today. U-M residency programs earned a top spot in the country in all ranked specialties, from...

2014-09-02 12:29:17

New campaign calls on public to engage on obesity crisis, celebrate kids' efforts to be healthy DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan continues to confront the health challenge of having one in three of its young people considered statistically overweight, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is launching a series of high-profile events and partnership activations to get people engaged in sharing ideas about how to improve the health of Michigan's kids. The new campaign - called...

2014-08-28 20:21:41

University of Michigan to Create Initiative for Women in Finance ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan announced today the creation of The Och Initiative for Women in Finance in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. The initiative is made possible through a significant gift by Jane C. and Daniel S. Och of Scarsdale, N.Y., through the Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation. The goal of The Och Initiative for Women in Finance at the...

hacking apps is easy
2014-08-22 07:05:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new security vulnerability in mobile operating systems could allow hackers to gain access to a user’s personal information with a surprising success rate, researchers from the University of California, Riverside and the University of Michigan claim in a new report. According to Sean Nealon of Phys.org, study authors Qi Alfred Chen, Zhiyun Qian, Z. Morley Mao reported that they believe the flaw exists in Android, Windows and...

2014-08-19 12:28:23

Collaborative model improves quality and patient outcomes, lowers complications DETROIT, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over a five-year period, five programs sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network to improve the quality of certain medical and surgical procedures performed in Michigan hospitals, have produced $597 million in health care cost savings, and have lowered complication and mortality rates for thousands of patients. The results of these five...

2014-07-22 12:29:56

LEBANON, N.H., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John D. Birkmeyer, MD, an internationally recognized leader in outcomes research and quality improvement, has been named to the position of Executive Vice President for Enterprise Support Services across the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system. In this newly-created position, he will work with CEO and President Dr. James N. Weinstein and key members of the senior management team to create a sustainable health system - a regional...

2014-07-16 16:25:23

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that it will release its third quarter results on August 4, 2014 after market close. A conference call will be held on August 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT). Jeff Graves, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Sue Knight, Chief Financial Officer, will host the quarterly conference...

2014-06-26 23:10:46

Winners will be announced during the 2014 ITS World Congress in September. Deadline for applications is July 7. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The University of Michigan Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation (SMART) initiative, announced it is seeking applications for the 2014 MobiPrize. NextEnergy will sponsor a $5000 MobiPrize for Michigan Entrepreneurs who, through their innovative new mobility technology, service, product, or infrastructure...

2014-06-20 12:22:58

Opening of Northville Health Center and more planned in FY2015 ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System's leaders have reported positive fiscal year-end results, with an anticipated 0.7 percent ($17 million) targeted margin on operating revenues of $2.52 billion for the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers. This performance helps position the university's health care enterprise for continued investment in targeted strategies and support...

2014-06-17 23:10:10

The tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization providing a global, open-source knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data, today announced its chief science officer, Brian Athey, Ph.D., will be presenting at the Bioinformatics & Data Management Conference (BIDM) 2014 being held in San Diego, Calif., June 19-20, 2014. Wakefield, Mass. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Dr. Athey is the Michael A. Savageau Collegiate Professor and Chair of...


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