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Bridge Magazine: Marianne Udow-Phillips writes about the importance of maintaining access to clean water during the COVID-19 pandemic

In a November Bridge Michigan opinion article, To protect all Michiganders, maintain access to clean water, Marianne Udow-Phillips writes about the relationship between access to clean water and health during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “On March 28, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an emergency order requiring the reconnection of service to residents who had their water shut off. The Governor then extended …

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In The Media, U.S. News and World Report: U.S. News and World Report cites Marianne Udow-Phillips in article about Joe Biden’s health care platform

In a U.S. News and World Report article, If Elected, Joe Biden Has Big Plans for Health Care, Dennis Thompson extensively cites Marianne Udow-Phillips, who was interviewed by HealthDay’s Mabel Jong on the topic. The article, written just days after the 2020 presidential election, highlights Joe Biden’s proposed Affordable Care Act improvements, including expanding eligibility. Udow-Phillips says, “Joe Biden was …

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In The Media, MLive: In Mlive, Marianne Udow-Phillips says the biggest impact of the ACA on Michiganders’ lives is increased insurance coverage

In the MLive article, Obamacare case before Supreme Court today has huge implications for Michigan residents, experts say, Julie Mack highlights the impact of the ACA on Michiganders and what could happen if the ACA was repealed following a Supreme Court decision. Healthy Michigan, the state’s Medicaid expansion program, has covered “14 percent of the state’s population age 19 to …

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WDET-FM: Detroit Today discusses health care and the 2020 election with guests, Marianne Udow-Phillips and Yasmeen Abutaleb

In an October podcast, “In 2020, Healthcare is Top of Mind for Most Voters,” Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson interviews Marianne Udow-Phillips about health care and the 2020 presidential election. “Health care is second only to the economy when it comes to issues that will influence Americans’ vote in November,” says Henderson. Both the 2020 presidential election and the COVID-19 …

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Detroit Free Press, In The Media: Detroit Free Press speaks with Udow-Phillips about COVID-19 response, other major health concerns

In the Detroit Free Press article, Retiring Michigan health care expert: We would not have predicted  COVID-19 response, reporter JC Reindl interviewed Marianne Udow-Phillips, CHRT’s founding executive director, about how health care has evolved through her career, CHRT’s role in Michigan’s COVID-19 response, and CHRT’s role in Michigan’s decision to expand Medicaid through the Healthy Michigan Plan. Marianne Udow-Phillips, who …

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In The Media, U.S. News and World Report: HealthDay interviews Marianne Udow-Phillips about prognosis for health care in America following a Biden victory

On November 4, 2020, while votes were still being tabulated in states across the country, HealthDay’s Mabel Jong interviewed Marianne Udow-Phillips, founding executive director of CHRT, about the future of health care in America if Biden were to win the electoral college. Biden and Trump have drastically different health care plans, and insurance coverage continues to be a critical topic …

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In The Media, Webinar: Marianne Udow-Phillips discusses the impact and future of the ACA during 10th anniversary panel

During a virtual panel in October 2020 moderated by John Z. Ayanian, the director of the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), and Dr. Howard Markel, the director of the University of Michigan’s Center for the History of Medicine, Marianne Udow-Phillips discussed the Affordable Care Act’s “impacts to date, and its potential future.” The panel, which …

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Center for Health and Research Transformation names Terrisca Des Jardins as incoming executive director

Terrisca Des Jardins, MHSA, currently the chief operating officer for the Physician Organization of Michigan ACO (POM ACO), has been selected to become the next executive director of the Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT), an independent nonprofit at the University of Michigan. Marianne Udow-Phillips, the founding executive director of CHRT, will retire at the end of the calendar …

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In The Media, The Guy Gordon Show: CHRT on WJR’s Guy Gordon Show: Findings from a study of Michigan’s COVID-19 nursing home policy  

During the September 9 Guy Gordon Show on WJR Radio, CHRT Founding Executive Director Marianne Udow-Phillips shared findings from the new CHRT report, Keeping nursing home residents safe and advancing health in light of COVID-19.  In his introduction, Gordon recognizes CHRT’s emphasis on evidence-based findings in the report. “There’s a new study by the Center for Health and Research Transformation …

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In The Media, Michigan Advance: Michigan Advance features CHRT interim report on Michigan’s COVID-19 nursing home hub strategy

In Michigan’s handling of COVID-19 in nursing homes fares better than national average, Michigan Advance writer Allison Donahue covers a recent CHRT study which found that the state is reporting fewer COVID-19-related deaths in nursing homes than the national average and that the state’s “hub” strategy has been effective. The CHRT report  — Keeping nursing home residents safe and advancing …

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