hospitals http://wemu.org en Flu Outbreak Prompts Some Hospitals to Restrict Visitors http://wemu.org/post/flu-outbreak-prompts-some-hospitals-restrict-visitors <p>This winter's flu outbreak has prompted three Grand Rapids hospitals to ask visitors who are sick to go home and come back when they're well.&nbsp; There are no such restrictions in place locally so far.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:49:04 +0000 Bob Eccles 24262 at http://wemu.org Bringing the Holiday Spirit to Hospital Patients http://wemu.org/post/bringing-holiday-spirit-hospital-patients <p>The holidays are upon us, and most of us are making plans to celebrate with family and friends. For those afflicted with illness it can be&nbsp; difficult to tap in to the sentiment of the season. However, at the University of Michigan Hospitals, there is a concerted effort to give the patients some holiday spirit. With music as a centerpiece, many patients are not only smiling, but they're also healing.</p><p></p><blockquote><p>Wendy Wright reports on the sounds of holiday cheer ringing throughout in halls the Uof M Health system.</p></blockquote><p></p><p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 14:34:00 +0000 Wendy Wright 23424 at http://wemu.org Bringing the Holiday Spirit to Hospital Patients Nervous System Diseases are the Focus of New UofM Health Initiative http://wemu.org/post/nervous-system-diseases-are-focus-new-uofm-health-initiative <p>The University of Michigan health system plans a 163-million dollar project for new facility.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:51:30 +0000 Bob Eccles 12763 at http://wemu.org