• Goal2

    Our goal is continued economic growth in Michigan with policies attracting employees and employers to work and do business in our state.

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  • Impact2

    The EAM is impact.

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  • Working together2

    The EAM is companies and unions working together.

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  • LeapFrog

    The EAM is Michigan’s Regional Roll-Out Leader for The LeapFrog Group.  A coalition advocating for improved transparency, quality, and safety in hospitals.

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  • Cooperation

    For over thirty years, the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) has facilitated cooperation between businesses and labor unions, not for the means of collective bargaining or other disputes, but for

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Allowing nurse practitioners full practice authority increases primary care access

Novi, Michigan:  The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) released a study suggesting advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) with full practice authority will not hinder primary care physicians in the state of Michigan, but instead, allow more access to primary care for residents. Currently, Michigan is debating on legislation allowing APRN’s full practice authority.  Senate Bill 2 has passed the state

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Most Significant Change Since Medicare – High Deductible Health Plans

“HDHPs (high deductible health plans) represent one of the most significant changes in our health care system since Medicare. They may not be perfect, but complaining about them won’t change the realities we’re already facing and those that are coming soon. It’s time that leaders embraced the facts, the opportunities, and the hazards of high-deductible health plans.” Read more: https://hbr.org/2014/11/dont-bother-complaining-about-high-deductible-health-plans?utm_campaign=Socialflow&utm_source=Socialflow&utm_medium=Tweet.

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EAM In the News: The LeapFrog Group Issues Hospital Ratings

October 29th, 2014 via Crain’s Detroit “Hospital errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease and cancer — a fact that serves to highlight the crucial need to put safety first in our hospitals,” said Bret Jackson, president of the Novi-based Economic Alliance of Michigan, the Leapfrog Group’s regional coordinator, in a statement. “We

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23 Michigan Hospitals Get an “A” for Safety

The Economic Alliance for Michigan Announces Release of Latest Hospital Safety Scores as Michigan Hospitals Receive New Patient Safety Grades Nationwide 31-percent of Hospitals Score an ‘A,’ Continued Emphasis on Safety Needed Novi, Michigan October 29, 2014 – Updated Hospital Safety Scores- the “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grades assigned to more than 2,500 U.S. general hospitals- were released today

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