On April 5, the Veteran Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System enacted their “Fourth Mission” during the current pandemic calling for humanitarian care for civilians during an emergency situation. This is the first time the hospital has accepted non-veterans since its founding 67 years ago. Mark S.
Michigan Medicine announced an economic recovery plan in order to combat the projected financial losses of $230 million for the fiscal year in a press release Tuesday morning. The losses are due to the sudden cancellation of all elective procedures and temporary suspension of many other services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kyle VanKoevering, assistant professor of otolaryngology, and his research team used 3D printing technology to develop adevice that can support multiple patients on a single ventilator. The vent-splitter works by adjusting and monitoring pressures according to the needs of each patient on the same ventilator.
On Tuesday morning, the Michigan Department of Treasury announced it will provide Michigan residents who have state-backed student loans with assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The state will halt collection activities on delinquent student loans until Sept. 30.
Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Gary Peters, D-Mich., participated in a virtual town hall meeting hosted jointly by WDIV Local 4, WXYZ 7 Action News and WJBK Fox 2 Detroit Thursday evening. The two senators answered questions from Michiganders about the current COVID-19 pandemic on topics ranging from the personal protective equipment shortage in the state to the importance of robust COVID-19 testing.
For Rackham student Stephanie Pistorius, living on-campus with her husband during the time of COVID-19 has been full of uncertainty. She said she was not prepared for the impact on lab research, though she had been following the news in the weeks leading up to the University of Michigan’s announcement of the cancellation of in-person classes.
The Graham Sustainability Institute, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, launched the Michigan Zoning Database, a unique searchable database that documents how more than 1,800 municipalities in Michigan are using sites for renewable energy purposes.