• 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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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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Hospital Safety Scores: Eight Michigan hospitals with “A” Grade since 2012

2015 Hospital Safety Scores released, eight Michigan hospitals have received “A” grades since 2012 Statewide, 41 Percent of Surveyed Hospitals Score a C or D Pointing to Need for Greater Focus on Safety Novi, Michigan, April 29, 2015 – The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) announced today that updated Hospital Safety Scores – the A, B, C, D or F

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Certificate-of-need regulations in Michigan help to contain health care costs

4/12/2015 Via MiBiz By: Mark Sanchez “The Economic Alliance conducted the analysis using Medicare and Medicaid data from 2012. The analysis shows that average charges in Michigan for CON-regulated procedures and medical treatments were 12 percent to 17 percent less for the same diagnosis compared to the national average and to rates in non-CON states. The analysis looked at the

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Hospital Choice Can Mean the Difference between Life & Death

March 12th, 2015 Hospital Choice Can Mean the Difference between Life and Death In-depth examination of high-risk surgeries Novi, Michigan:  Nonprofit hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group today released its report, “Predicting Patient Survival of High-Risk Surgeries,” which shows that across U.S. hospitals, the survival rates for four high-risk procedures varies significantly and that most hospitals surveyed do not meet Leapfrog’s

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