• 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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  • 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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New Report Suggests Michigan’s Certificate of Need Process Contributes to Health Care Cost-Containment

August 14th, 2015 New Report Suggests Michigan’s Certificate of Need Process Contributes to Health Care Cost-Containment There is a need to regulate hospital growth and expansion in Michigan Novi, MI:  The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) released a study today, “The Effects of New Hospital Facilities on Health Costs in Michigan,” that suggests there is a need to regulate the

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Comparing states, no correlation between premiums and dominant carriers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24th, 2015 Comparing states, no correlation between premiums and dominant carriers Increased competition does not equal lower premiums Novi, MI: The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) conducted a 50 state analysis of health insurance carrier market share and its effect on employer-sponsored health insurance premiums. No correlation was found to suggest that dominance in the marketplace

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Michigan House Bills Introduced Today Will Lead to Poorer Healthcare Safety & Quality

June 17th, 2015 Elimination of Certificate of Need will lead to poorer health care Novi, MI:  The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) denounces Michigan House bills 4728 and 4729, which were introduced today regarding Michigan’s Certificate of Need (CON) process.  The current CON process protects Michigan citizens by increasing quality and safety in hospitals, providing access to low-income persons and

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One in Four Hospitals in Michigan Must Improve Hand-Hygiene Practices to Prevent Infections

June 11th, 2015 New Report Indicates One in Four Hospitals in Michigan Must Improve Hand-Hygiene Practices to Prevent Infections Rural Hospitals Lag Behind on Safe Practices Novi, MI: The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) announced today that nearly one-quarter (24 percent) of Michigan hospitals have not implemented all the safe practices and policies recommended for proper hand-hygiene. The report was

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Only eight Michigan hospitals meet nursing workforce safe practice standards

Over half of Michigan hospitals declined to report Novi, Michigan:  The majority of workers in American hospitals are nurses and they are key to quality care, but hospitals can do more to support them, according to a report released today by nonprofit hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group. The results, as analyzed by Castlight Health, determined that while hospitals are making

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