Category: Hospital Safety


Hospitals in Michigan Struggle in Preventing Infections

Hospitals in Michigan Struggle in Preventing Infections Troubling New Report on Hospital Infections Comes While the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Considers Discontinuing Publicly Reporting Rates Each day, one out of 25 hospital patients in the U.S. contracts a…

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Eleven Michigan hospitals awarded for excellence and improvement in maternity care

Discover more about maternity care in Michigan with the EAM Maternity Care Project

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How safe is your hospital? Updated Hospital Safety Grades now available

In Michigan, 76 hospitals were graded, and 23 were awarded an “A.” Find out who.

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EAM Announces Hospital Patient Safety Awards

Twelve hospitals earn patient safety award

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Prestigious Top Hospital Award Given to Four Michigan Hospitals

Four hospitals in Michigan have been named to Leapfrog’s 2017 national list of Top Hospitals

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Eight Michigan Hospitals Earn the 2017 EAM Hospital Patient Safety Award

Eight Michigan hospitals earn the 2017 EAM Hospital Patient Safety Award. Honors go to hospitals throughout Michigan.

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New Report shows Unnecessary C-Sections and Episiotomies Are Dangerously Common

Latest Report Shows Early Elective Delivery Rate at an All Time Low, But Unnecessary C-Sections and Episiotomies Are Dangerously Common Six Michigan hospitals fully meet all standards for safe maternity care practices NOVI, MICHIGAN – February 28, 2017 – The…

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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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