Both health systems will now contribute members to a leadership group that will approve all proposed cooperative agreements, and to teams that will work on specific proposals.
About Trinity Health-Michigan
Trinity Health is Michigan's leading health care provider and one of the state's largest employers, serving 31 counties and providing the full continuum of care for Michigan's residents through 14 hospitals, numerous ambulatory sites, eight nursing homes, 17 senior housing facilities, nine home health care agencies and six hospice agencies. Nationally, Trinity Health is one of the nation's largest Catholic health care systems with 47 acute-care hospitals, hundreds of outpatient facilities, 26 long-term care facilities, and numerous home health offices and hospice programs based in 10 states.
About the University of Michigan Health SystemFor more than 160 years, the U-M Health System has been a national leader in advanced patient care, innovative research to improve human health and comprehensive education of physicians and medical scientists. UMHS includes the U-M Hospitals & Health Centers, with its three hospitals and dozens of outpatient health centers and clinics throughout Michigan; the U-M Medical School with its Faculty Group Practice and research laboratories; shared administrative services; and the Michigan Health Corporation. The three U-M hospitals -- University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital – have been recognized numerous times for excellence in patient care, including 17 years on the U.S. News & World Report honor roll of "America's Best Hospitals". The U-M Medical School is one of the nation's biomedical research powerhouses, with total research funding of more than $490 million. Together, the 22,000 members of the UMHS community are creating the future of health care through discovery. SOURCE University of Michigan Health System; Trinity Health-Michigan