The University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) is known for providing a broad range of high-quality care, with specialized centers for Alzheimer's disease, cancer, cardiovascular care, depression, diabetes, epilepsy, geriatrics, organ transplant, pediatrics, trauma/burn, vision, and women's health research and care. Its hospitals have 961 licensed beds and new construction is expected to add nearly 300 beds by 2011. As a tertiary care center, UMHS has 179 intensive care unit (ICU) beds, giving it one of the highest number of ICU beds in the country.
UMHS is also a high-volume surgical center with a total of 66 operating rooms. The construction of the $523 million Children and Women's Hospital and the $132 million Eye Center expansion will add 18 operating rooms to the Health System for a total of 82 operating rooms. Outpatient care is provided at the main medical campus in Ann Arbor and at numerous satellite locations. More than 1.6 million outpatient and emergency visits, 44,000 hospital stays, 61,000 surgeries and 4,000 births take place each year at facilities operated by the Hospitals and Health Centers unit of UMHS, including the University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Women's Hospital and the A. Alfred Taubman Health Care Center.*
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The University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor is one of the country's "Ten Best Hospitals". The Medical Center is situated on a hill overlooking the Huron River to the north and downtown Ann Arbor to the southwest. On the left is University Hospital and on the right is the Cancer-Geriatrics Center.
The Taubman Clinic is the major outpatient facility for the Medical Center and is located on the eastern side.
C. S. Mott Children's Hospital has been replaced with a new children's and women's hospital.
The Cancer-Geriatrics Center (CGC) at the University of Michigan. The CGC is situated between the University Hospital and the Medical School.
The University of Michigan Medical School and its myriad of research buildings are located directly to the west of the Medical Center.
Medical Science Research Building.
The University of Michigan Medical School; Medical Science Building.
The Ann Arbor Veteran's Administration Hospital is less than a mile away from the University Medical Center.
The W.K. Kellogg Eye Center houses the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
The Biomedical Science and Research Building (BSRB).
The Cardiovascular Center (CVC) lies at the heart of the medical campus.
The Burlington Building lies off campus on East Eisenhower in Ann Arbor.
The East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center is a brand new beautiful 49,000 square foot building is adjacent to the East Ann Arbor Health Center and offers patients a convenient location and free parking on Plymouth Road.
* Text is drawn from the wikipedia.org page on the "University of Michigan Health System" on 7/13/2009.