Cotinine testing to screen for smoking is not standard clinical practice. But could it be a gateway to quitting? Or could it alienate vulnerable patients--like low income pregnant women--and risk damaging doctor-patient communication? Answers emerge from interview and focus group research, led by Katherine Gold.
Several members of the Department of Family Medicine play key leadership roles in the journal, including Co-Editor Michael D. Fetters, Managing Editor Satoko Motohara, Media Editor Timothy Guetterman, and Co-Founding Editor John Creswell.
Starting in January 2019, many health plans in Michigan will begin covering access to online diabetes prevention programs. A new trial, co-authored by Caroline Richardson, is one of the first to assess weight outcomes in an online diabetes prevention program in comparison to in-person delivery of such a program. The study was published in the
A $4.3 million grant will help establish a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at the U-M and Michigan Medicine. Disability researchers Michael McKee and Elham Mahmoudi will establish new research and a model clinic in this large-scale effort.
A new survey from Tammy Chang and colleagues at the University of Michigan finds that one-third of women of reproductive age enrolled in the Michigan expansion reported improved access to birth control and family planning services.
The five-year research project grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institutes of Health will power Dr. Tzilos Wernette's research in the reduction of sexually transmitted infections and substance use during pregnancy, using a mobile- and computer-based intervention.
A new mixed study, from Tammy Chang and a team of researchers at the University of Michigan Institute for Health Policy and Innovation (IHPI), finds that Michigan’s new coverage for low-income adults has helped many patients better manage their health by mandating primary care visits.