Some of the people living in the Flint community may find themselves in slightly better health right now, thanks to an award-winning project headed up by a faculty member from Hurley's Pediatric Residency Training Program. On Jan. 10, 2013, the Hurley Center for Health Outcomes recognized two programs and lead faculty members for their efforts to improve community health. One of the programs is described below. (The other appears in a separate Hurley GME blog.)
With so many professional organizations issuing guidelines for screening, counseling and preventive medications, it's hard to stay up to date with all of them.
Now, a new application can help primary care physicians instantly identify the most appropriate actions for their patients via smartphones, tablets, computers and other devices.
The free Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is based on the current, evidence-based recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risks. It is now available on...Read More
When children or adults have a serious illness, a focus on symptoms and choices of care - in addition to other disease-specific approaches - can be essential.
Two pediatricians at Hurley Medical Center recently passed board exams certifying them in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM), which means they...Read More
Young hockey players may feel a little safer, now that their hospital of choice is officially Hurley Medical Center.
In case of an injury or urgent or serious medical condition, the Michigan Warriors Junior A hockey club will now send players to Hurley for off-the-field medical care.
Team physician Matthew Sardelli MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Hurley, said the selection of Hurley as a "medical home" was good for the team.
"Because Hurley is a Level I trauma center and the region's only Level II pediatric trauma center and Children's Hospital, its...Read More
Hurley's Physician Connection (a newsletter for physicians) is posted monthly on the Hurley Graduate Medical Education web section at: http://education.hurleymc.com/graduate-medical-education/physician-connection. It's a great way to find out what's happening in the institution.