5 stars

New CMS hospital rating system shows Michigan in need of more safety

Only four Michigan hospitals receive five-stars. Read More.


Majority of U.S. Hospitals Still Fail to Implement ICU Policies Known to Dramatically Lower Patient Death Rates

Analysis of The Leapfrog Hospital Survey by Castlight Health Shows Less than Half of Michigan Hospitals Met Standard for Specialized Physician Coverage July 14, 2016 – Hospital intensive care units (ICU) see 4.6 million people annually, among them some of…


Does your hospital have a “never event” policy?

According to report, 85 percent of reporting Michigan hospitals have “Never Events” policies One in five U.S. hospitals fail to adopt crucial “Never Events” policies In 2007, The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C. based organization representing consumers, employers and other…

hospital safety

Increased Patient Safety Saves Lives and Dollars

You go to the hospital for a routine surgical procedure that requires a one to two day stay. On day two you start running a fever and tests confirm you have a potentially life-threatening infection in your bloodstream called Methicillin-resistant…

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health costs

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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