Opioid addiction is ravaging all parts of the country, and Washtenaw County is no exception. Packard Health has launched a new Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program to help the addicted. On “Washtenaw United” this week, Dr. Ankoor Soni, Medical Director talks with WEMU 89.1's David Fair about the shift in perspective, from addiction as a
Think about the last time you were hospitalized. You recovered enough to go home - to family and friends to help with medications and personal care. Watchful eyes, home-cooked meals, and your own bed eased your pain and sped your recovery. If you had no home to return to, the story would have been very
Good work team! Lots of community connections: Packard is one of 11 "hublets" (community organizations) in Washtenaw and Livingston counties working to decrease inappropriate and unnecessary ER visits, via the State Innovation Model (SIM), a federally-funded project. By identifying underlying issues, the project seeks to match frequent users with appropriate medical or social services treatment.
Lori Bennett, Family Nurse Practitioner, has a friendly smile and warm heart, and she brings that caring to her patients at Packard Health as well as to family shelters across the county. Lori received a great honor last week - 2019 Hometown Health Hero from the Michigan Public Health Week Partnership. Lori created a program