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2019 EAM Hospital Patient Safety Awards Announced

Sixteen hospitals earn patient safety award

Value Purchasing of Health

Register today! The 2019 EAM Health Purchaser Forum will focus on value purchasing of health and pharmacy.
Speakers are from companies leading the industry in benefits design such as General Motors, Walgreens, Pacific Business Group on Health, University of Michigan and others!

CMS Penalizes 24 Michigan Hospitals

CMS Penalizes 24 Michigan Hospitals 58 percent of penalized hospitals located in Southeastern Michigan NOVI, MICHIGAN, March 6, 2019 – The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), a nonprofit group comprised of Michigan’s largest employers and unions, is concerned about the…

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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