Allegiance Health en U of M Health System Looks to Partner With 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