MCubed Symposium 2014: http://mcubed.umich.edu/mcubed_2014/index.html Last week saw the second annual MCubed Symposium. For those who aren't aware of MCubed already, here is a little background about this fabulously creative approach to funding and fostering innovation and collaboration at the University of Michigan. MCubed - The University of Michigan's revolutionary new way to fund research http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akBGSlFn9nQ … Continue reading Local Innovation & #MCubed – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of October 13, 2014)
We Make Health Fest Saturday, Aug 16th, 2014 University of Michigan Palmer Commons, Great Lakes Rooms Short Description "A collaborative event for a local and virtual community interested in health, technology, and participatory design. Join us for a full day of health themed design and maker activities!" Longer Description Many types of events are being … Continue reading Make Health Fest Coming August 16!
The University of Michigan's Office of Tech Transfer just had a session on their work as part of the MLibrary's Emergent Research series. Since a significant fraction of their work is with the University of Michigan's Medical School, this blog should be a good venue for some complimentary outreach! Tech Transfer 's mission is to effectively … Continue reading Do you know about UM’s Office of Tech Transfer?
If you've looked for funding at any point recently, you'll know that "collaborative" and "interdisciplinary" are the funding buzz words du-jour. As such, you may be interested in NCRC's one day workshop on research collaboration on May 13, 2013, sponsored by collaborate!@NCRC. To register for the collaborate!@NCRC Workshop Click Here. Workshop objective: focus on the various aspects of the … Continue reading NCRC Workshop: Research Collaboration
The featured Innovations describe efforts to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, including a health plan that provided regular performance feedback to physicians, a telemedicine-based antimicrobial stewardship program, and an educational program designed to support physicians employing shared decisionmaking with patients. The featured QualityTools provide information and resources that can help clinicians reduce inappropriate antibiotic use. Read more of the November 21 issue here.
Join the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange for a live TweetChat with Julie Kliger, MPA, BSN, RN, Director of the Integrated Nurse Leadership Program at the University of California San Francisco. She will discuss nurse-led innovations including her own, Nine-Hospital Collaborative Uses Patient Screening Criteria, Fast-Track Diagnosis, and Treatment Protocols to Reduce Sepsis Mortality by More Than 50 Percent(http://go.usa.gov/gqY9). … Continue reading Live TweetChat on nurse-led innovations
Vermont’s Blueprint for Health program provides comprehensive, coordinated care while improving health outcomes and reducing costs. The webcast will feature a video presentation about successful linkages among primary care, public health, and clinical community resources in the state, followed by a panel discussion during which Vermont program staff will discuss implementation challenges and potential solutions … Continue reading AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange webcast: Vermont Blueprint for Health
In an effort to link multidisciplinary work happening at the University of Michigan, and speed up the development of new drugs for the market, U of M has launched the Center for Discovery of New Medicines (CDNM). Under the leadership of Rick Neubig, professor of pharmacology and associate professor of internal medicine, the CDNM will … Continue reading U of M Launches Center for Discovery of New Medicines
This is the first post in a reflective series about the Medical Library Association's 2012 conference (held May 18-23 in Seattle, WA), which several of our staff attended. Posts every Monday for the next few weeks will focus on the themes, lessons, and new ideas that inspired our staff during their time in Seattle. We're … Continue reading On the Horizon: Trends, Opportunities & Reflections from MLA’12
On January 26, 2012, health delivery systems, physicians, innovators, policymakers, academics and venture capitalists gathered at the Care Innovations Summit in Washington, DC. More than 1,200 individuals participated in person and an additional 3,000 joined online. Hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI), and Health Affairs, … Continue reading Healthcare Innovations Summit – Recap now available