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The Michigan Daily: Community members feel effects, take action against opioid epidemic

SA junior Heather Martin was just 17 when her older sister Angie fatally overdosed in their family home, following a seven-year struggle with opiate addiction. Martin said her sister, throughout her life, was always a bubbly, amiable person. As her addiction continued, though, instead of family remaining a priority as it always had been, getting her next bigger and better …

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The Detroit News: Lead drug price hike hits nerve in Flint

The cost of a lead poisoning drug that’s a staple in hospital emergency departments has increased by roughly 2,700 percent since 2013, resonating with some in Flint and prompting a call for a congressional hearing…

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The University Record: UMHS board now includes outside leaders from medicine, business

Marianne Udow-Phillips, CHRT’s executive director, was appointed to the University of Michigan Health System Board on Thursday, after approval from the Board of Regents. In July 2016, the Board of Regents approved the creation of the Health System Board to advise the Board of Regents and Health System leadership and provide governance.

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Bridge Magazine: Building on Obamacare, warts and all

The rhetoric surrounding the Affordable Care Act never seems to die. Most recently, in the second presidential debate, Donald Trump said that, “Obamacare will never work. It’s very bad.” And, Hillary Clinton had to explain what Bill Clinton meant when he, while in Flint, called the health insurance exchange—where many working people buying coverage themselves are facing substantial premium increases, …

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MI Blues Perspectives: CHRT Names New Board of Directors, Launches New Website

For the past 10 years, The Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT)has been working to improve access to high quality health care across Michigan. Each day, CHRT’s experts take research and evidence and transform them into actionable plans and policy that will improve the health of Michiganders…

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Crain's Detroit Business: Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation sets new course after changes in funding

One of the premier health policy analysis organizations in Michigan is evolving further into a national institute even as it makes do with less funding from its founding organizations. The Ann Arbor-based Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, headed by Executive Director Marianne Udow-Phillips, has revised its bylaws and articles of incorporation and reduced its board to nine members from …

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Detroit Free Press, In The Media: Business leaders in the news

John Ayanian, Robert Casalou, Tony Denton, Kevin Klobucar, Francine Parker, Lynda Rossi, Thomas Simmer, Terence Thomas and Brent Williams joined the board of directors of the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, a nonprofit organization house at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor…

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In The Media, USA Today: Mylan CEO: ‘Misconception’ about EpiPen profits

The CEO of the drug maker that sells the EpiPen treatment is expected to defend the company’s controversial price increases when she testifies before Congress on Wednesday amid a firestorm over pharmaceutical profits…

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