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As Mental Health Becomes a Priority in the Workplace, St. Clair County CMH Sets an Example for Employers

As Mental Health Becomes a Priority in the Workplace, St. Clair County CMH Sets an Example for Employers

The fight to de-stigmatize mental health is an ongoing battle, and people with anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses have long suffered in silence. No one would want to relive the last two years of the pandemic; however, there is no doubt that it has accelerated the conversation about the importance of mental health faster …

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University of Michigan Health-West CFO Chris Kurtz discusses IPPS final rule

University of Michigan Health-West CFO Chris Kurtz discusses IPPS final rule

Kurtz says the inflation has been “devastating, to say the least,” for the hospital. On August 1, CMS announced the Prospective Inpatient Payment System (IPPS) rule for 2023, which increased hospital reimbursement rates by 4.3%, for a total of $2.6 billion for the next exercise. To better understand what this final rule means, HealthLeaders reached …

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MNA-UMPNC 'highlights' reveal sellout deal with Michigan Medicine

MNA-UMPNC ‘highlights’ reveal sellout deal with Michigan Medicine

On Thursday, the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) and its Ann Arbor affiliate, the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council (UMPNC), announced a tentative agreement with Michigan Medicine, the University of Michigan-operated health care system in Ann Arbor. In a series of tweets, the MNA-UMPNC hailed the tentative agreement as a “huge win” and a contract …

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5 Bills to Watch in the Michigan Legislature: September 2022

5 Bills to Watch in the Michigan Legislature: September 2022

The following article explains five bills that have been introduced, passed, or signed into law by the Michigan State Legislature or Governor Gretchen Whitmer in the past few weeks. Each month, The Michigan Daily publishes a compilation of bills circulating in the Michigan State Legislature for University of Michigan students to be aware of. Increased …

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Penn State women's volleyball tastes its own medicine, struggles to keep up with Michigan offense

Penn State women’s volleyball tastes its own medicine, struggles to keep up with Michigan offense

The Nittany Lions gave up their winning streak, failing to use a packed arcade to their advantage. After 12 wins and four straight sweeps, Penn State got a taste of its own medicine with a 3-0 loss to Michigan. So far, Penn State’s main strength has been a good balance of offensive and defensive plays, …

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Michigan HIE Partners on Post-Acute Care Interoperability

Michigan HIE Partners on Post-Acute Care Interoperability

The Michigan Health Information Network, the statewide nonprofit health information exchange, will integrate PointClickCare’s cloud-based software facilitating a continuous, automated flow of patient data. WHY IS IT IMPORTANTMiHIN announced that its partnership with the nation’s largest provider of post-acute electronic medical records will now allow 250 new post-acute providers and case managers to exchange real-time …

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