The U-M Health System received tremendous national and international media coverage spurred by an announcement of a 3-D printed device created at U-M and used to save a baby’s life at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The story has been picked up all over in both traditional and social media.
The case was featured in the New England Journal of Medicine. Glenn Green, M.D., associate professor of pediatric otolaryngology and Scott Hollister, Ph.D., professor of biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering and associate professor of surgery, were featured in many stories this week, including articles by the Associated Press, U.S. News and World Report, CNN and others that were re-published by numerous publications across the country and the world.
Check out the Top 25 greatest media hits on this incredible story that has received more than 150 traditional media hits in newspapers, television and online:
U.S. News and World Report
CBS This Morning (this package was also broadcast on CBS affiliates nationwide, post this link into your browser to view): pri-detr.mediavsn.net/MVSavedClips/61a541e8-6f4f-44f2-a116-aad1a693dc2b.wmv
San Francisco Chronicle
Detroit Free Press
WDIV-TV Channel 4
Las Vegas Sun
The story also made a major social media splash, including a front page post by popular social media site Reddit. The study had more than 500 independent mentions, including prominent Tweets from TedMed, Smithsonian Magazine, HuffPostGoodNews, USATodayHealth, and CBS News Health.
See a blog post by Dr. Green on baby Kaiba here: http://uofmhealthblogs.org/5563/saving-a-babys-life-with-a-3d-laser-printer/