HiiP Innovations in the News

The U-M School of Nursing has had several of its innovations featured in print publications and broadcast media:

Robinsone Lane

A nursing innovation to connect caregivers

Assistant Professor Sheria Robinson-Lane is a nurse, educator, gerontologist and renowned expert in her field. But she now finds herself in the world of software development,  working to create a smartphone application that can improve the lives of dementia caregivers.

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Nursing alumni build nationwide network to bring face shields to the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic

Weeks ago, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold in Michigan, Becky Cherney (BSN ’12) went to the grocery store and saw customers crowding the aisles while employees worked without masks or protective gear. Weeks later, she and fellow alumnus Kevin Leeser (BSN ’13) have built a national network of volunteers that’s helped deliver more than 10,000 face shields to frontline health care workers, first responders and other essential personnel throughout Michigan and across the United States.

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ABCs of Prescription Drug Safety

Teaching the ABCs of Prescription Drug Safety

Over six million people in the United States misuse addictive medications. Carol Boyd, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, spent years trying to develop the ABCs of Prescription Drug Safety to address this public health crisis, but she struggled to get her idea off the ground. The Healthcare Innovation Impact Program helped her find a new way to get this educational intervention into the right hands.

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Curbing an epidemic: U-M nursing professor trains an army to battle opioid overdoses

Communities are learning how to stop opioid overdoses through a U-M School of Nursing training program.

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Changing the innovation conversation

A new program at the U-M School of Nursing aims to accelerate discovery and coach nurses to realize the true potential of their ideas.

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The ABCs of Prescription Drug Safety

When patients are prescribed potentially addictive medication, they often receive papers filled with complex language. The ABCs break this process down into simple steps.

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Support for survivor moms

Survivor Moms' Companion is the first evidence-based, trauma-specific intervention created for pregnant women and new moms who have histories of sexual abuse and family violence.

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