U of M Health System http://wemu.org en U of M Health System Names Interim Health System Chief http://wemu.org/post/u-m-health-system-names-interim-health-system-chief <div>The University of Michigan Board of Regents has named former Emory University chancellor Dr. Michael M.E. Johns as interim chief of the school's health system.&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 06:20:39 +0000 Associated Press 43159 at http://wemu.org U of M Health System Names Interim Health System Chief U-M Nurse Died From Drugs Stolen From Patients http://wemu.org/post/u-m-nurse-died-drugs-stolen-patients <div>Police say that a 29-year-old nurse found dead in December at a University of Michigan hospital three months ago, overdosed on drugs she took from her patients.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></div><p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Ann Arbor News </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">says an autopsy shows &nbsp;the nurse &nbsp;died from a mix of two drugs that are frequently used together to sedate patients before surgery. The autopsy classifies the death as accidental.&nbsp;</span></div><div> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:23:08 +0000 Associated Press 42927 at http://wemu.org U-M Nurse Died From Drugs Stolen From Patients U of M Health System Looks to Partner With Jackson Based Health System http://wemu.org/post/u-m-health-system-looks-partner-jackson-based-health-system <p>The University of Michigan Health System is expanding its reach with an affiliation with Allegiance Health in Jackson. A letter of intent has been signed by both health systems.<br /><br />Doctor Ora Pescovitz is the CEO of the University of Michigan Health System.&nbsp; She says if the partnership is finalized, Allegiance health will become part of the UMHS.&nbsp; Pescovitz says, by partnering together, the two health systems will benefit from shared expertise. This will mean a higher level of care, improved quality, and improved safety as a lower cost to patients. She says both health systems are extremely excited about the potential this affiliation has.</p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 22:44:08 +0000 Laura Heffner 38520 at http://wemu.org