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Michigan Records Less “A” Grades In Latest Hospital Safety Scores

In Michigan, 77 hospitals were graded, and 19 were awarded an “A.’ Find out who.

In Michigan, 46 percent of reporting hospitals fully meet standards for hospital acquired conditions

Overall fewer hospital patients are harmed by bedsores and injuries but more work is needed A new report, based on The Leapfrog Group’s 2016 hospital survey results regarding two preventable hospital acquired conditions:  serious pressure ulcers and injuries. Patients who…

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…

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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