• 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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  • Vote

    Get Out & Vote!  Make a Difference. Michigan Primary Election:  Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 Michigan General Election:  Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 Need more Info?  Go to:  http://www.michigan.gov/vote

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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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Powerful Coalition Supporting Certificate of Need Process

McLaren Health Care Inc.’s move to secure legislative approval to build a new $300 million hospital north of Detroit has once again generated support across the state for Michigan’s certificate-of-need regulations. “You can create enough care that will meet the needs, but not enough that you have costs galore,” – See more at: http://mibiz.com/item/21901-coalition-urges-state-to-preserve-certificate-of-need-process#sthash.z7GUY03h.dpuf For a list of Friends of

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New Blog: Over-saturation of hospitals lead to higher health care costs

October 1st, 2014:  There is a misconception that more hospitals will create competition and, in turn, lead to lower health care costs.  Hospitals are not a typical free market economy.  Can you walk into your favorite coffee house, pull out your coffee insurance card, and just pay the co-payment?  No.  The majority of health care costs are paid by third-parties

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