WCMS News & Info

Public Safety and Mental Health Millage Update

The Washtenaw Public Safety and Mental Health Preservation Millage passed with 64% of voters supporting it. Millage funds will be levied on Washtenaw County residents beginning one year from now, in December, 2018. The funds will be distributed as follows: - 38% to Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office - 38% to…

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Join MSMS and WCMS – We Have Your Back!

Join MSMS and WCMS- We Have Your Back! Join more than 15,000 physicians in all specialties and all practice settings who are members of the Michigan State Medical Society with nearly 1,000 who are local to Washtenaw County Medical Society. Experience the value of banding together with one strong voice…

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U-M Medical Research and Innovation Has Record Year

Medical research and innovation going strong at U-M, with record year for Michigan Medicine University of Michigan Research aimed at understanding, protecting, healing and enhancing the human body and brain had another record year at the University of Michigan. New data show that Michigan Medicine hit new heights for biomedical…

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Hospital Takes Action to Curb Opioid Epidemic

Stopping opioid addiction at 1 key source: The hospital Fierce Healthcare It may not be rocket science, but a group of surgeons at Michigan Medicine through the University of Michigan have devised a strategy to curb the nation’s opioid epidemic — starting at their own hospital. Their findings appeared online…

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Influenza Activity

Influenza activity is currently increasing throughout Michigan. Several reports of confirmed influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities have been received from different areas of the state. This is the time of the year where influenza and other respiratory outbreaks are more common in long-term care facilities and other high risk…

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