Research & Technology

Modern medical technology has changed our lives and expectations. Learn how the new tools of medicine are working to change the face of health care and improve our lives.

Patient Story

‘A lot to live for’

A fast-acting medical team helped a Michigan businessman survive an aneurysm and a stroke.

Patient Story

‘Think about the bigger picture’

Young people, ages 12 to 15, look forward to seeing friends and family as they get the COVID-19 vaccine. Their parents focus on protection.

‘I wouldn’t throw your mask away’

A pediatric infectious disease specialist offers suggestions for how parents of unvaccinated kids should respond to new CDC guidelines.

Patient Story

Helping Gabby thrive

Genetic testing that pinpointed a rare disorder helped a Michigan couple give their daughter the tools she needs to blossom.

Patient Story

‘A really powerful thing’

Hoping to avoid severe illness, Mary Sibley opted to receive outpatient antibody therapy for COVID-19.

‘They acted so fast’

A retired Michigan grocer is alive today thanks to his wife's quick reaction and a speedy response from an expert stroke team.

Patient Story

The perfect picture of in-home care

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping him at home, George Grzybowski turned to in-home imaging services—and it turned out to be a life-saver.

Patient Story

‘It has changed my life completely’

A custom jaw implant makes a drastic difference in appearance and function for 18-year-old Erin Foster.

‘A brand-new man’

With an assist from robotic surgery, doctors help a Michigan man overcome decades of gastroesophageal pain.

‘It’s a happy place’

With cheerful hearts, volunteers help make the West Michigan Vaccine clinic an efficient, joyful experience.

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In the balance

Blindsided by a life-threatening diagnosis, a Central Michigan University student beats the odds and lives to receive a heart transplant.

Patient Story

‘It’s the next step’

People receiving vaccinations at a community clinic discuss why they decided to get the shot.