Category: Press Releases


2019 EAM Hospital Patient Safety Awards Announced

Sixteen hospitals earn patient safety award

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CMS Penalizes 24 Michigan Hospitals

CMS Penalizes 24 Michigan Hospitals 58 percent of penalized hospitals located in Southeastern Michigan NOVI, MICHIGAN, March 6, 2019 – The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), a nonprofit group comprised of Michigan’s largest employers and unions, is concerned about the…

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State Legislature Passes Air Ambulance Bills

Bills Addressing High Cost of Air Ambulance Passed by State Legislature NOVI, MICHIGAN, December 6, 2018:  The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), a statewide collaboration of business and labor organizations, is pleased to announce that the Michigan Legislature passed a…

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Six Michigan Hospitals Earn Top Hospital Status

Six hospitals in Michigan earn status of Top Hospital. Is your hospital one of them?

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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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EAM Announces Hospital Patient Safety Awards

Twelve hospitals earn patient safety award

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EAM Announces New Board Member

EAM announces the appointment of a new member of its Board of Directors.

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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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