Category: News


Leapfrog Group Marks the Tenth Anniversary of the Hospital Safety Grade

How does your hospital score for patient safety? Learn more.

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Sixteen Michigan Hospitals Awarded for Excellence and Improvement in Maternity Care

Hospitals recognized for maternity care. This marks the fifth year for the awards.

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Hospital Prices in Michigan Skyrocket

From 2017 to 2020, commercial hospital prices in Michigan increased from 156 percent to 203 percent of what Medicare pays for hospital services. 

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Michigan Hospitals Recognized for Patient Safety

The 2022 EAM Hospital Patient Safety Awards, recognizing hospitals in Michigan consistently performing high marks and improvements in patient safety and quality of care.

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New Case Study: Adopting Biosimilars Saves Millions in Pharmaceutical Costs

Study suggests employers implement biosimilars strategies to manage rising costs of prescription and specialty drugs.

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EAM Honored With Leadership Award

EAM President, Bret Jackson, honored to receive the 2021 Membership Leadership Award on behalf of the organization.

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Fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades Announced for State of Michigan

Michigan ranks tenth in the country for highest percentage of “A” hospitals

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New State Legislation May Increase Prescription Costs

Right now the state legislature is considering HB 4348 — a bill that would regulate pharmacy benefit managers, but also increase the costs of prescription drugs for Michigan employers, workers and families. Medication is already a significant financial burden for many Michigan patients.

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An Act to Follow: Michigan’s Surprise Billing Law

In regards to surprise billing, Congress needs to use the Michigan rules as a model.

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EAM Receives Award

Bret Jackson, EAM President, accepts the 2021 MAHP Presidential Merit Award on behalf of EAM members.

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EAM experiences boost in membership during first half of 2021

President of the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), Bret Jackson, had a goal for EAM to be a leader in healthcare policy and collaboration and an example for other employer coalitions across the country to learn from. Mission accomplished. EAM…

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17 Hospitals Throughout Michigan Honored for Maternity Care

New Study Demonstrates Racial Disparity Gap within State’s Infant Mortality Rate

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