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Hospitals in Michigan lack willingness in reporting medication safety outcomes

First-ever data on bedside bar coding shows hospitals have the technology to safely administer medication but fall short on using it effectively  The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) along with The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog, released the 2017…

How Safe Is Your Hospital?

Spring 2017 Hospital Safety Grades are out! Click here to find out how safe your hospital is.

New Report shows Michigan hospitals lacking disclosures for Labor & Delivery outcomes

Too Many High-Risk, Very-Low Birth-Weight Babies are Being Delivered at Hospitals Ill-Equipped to Care for Them Analysis by The Leapfrog Group and Castlight Health of 2016 Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit representing employers and…

New report shows need for improvement in preventing complications following heart bypass surgery

The study determined that if hospitals in Michigan, performing heart bypass, reduced morbidity (complications) of just one additional patient, potentially over $4.4 million can be saved in health care costs.

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Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Hospital Quality

New report shows CMS star ratings skew lower for hospitals serving Michigan’s poor

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Rising health care costs hurt Michigan families & economy

Rising health care costs hurt Michigan families and economy Economic Alliance for Michigan report finds both workers, businesses squeezed by health care costs October 26th, 2015 – Mounting evidence shows that ever-rising health care costs hurt not only employers, but Michigan…

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