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Accepting Nominations!

Nominating a Maternity Care Hero is a wonderful way to give thanks to those who help us before, during and after pregnancy.

Only 1 in 5 Hospitals Meet Maternity Care Standards

Report from The Leapfrog Group Finds Only 1 in 5 U.S. Hospitals Fully Meet Payor Standards for Maternity Care  Hospital Performance Varies on Unnecessary Cesarean Sections, Early Elective Deliveries and Episiotomies  NOVI, MICHIGAN, May 29, 2019 – The Economic Alliance…

26 Michigan Hospitals Earn “A,” One Earns “F”

In Michigan, 81 hospitals were graded, and 26 earned an “A,” 29 earned a “B,” 25 earned a “C,” zero earned a “D” and one earned an “F.” Hospitals that received an “A” are listed below.

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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