Category: Press Releases


How Safe Is Your Hospital?

Spring 2017 Hospital Safety Grades are out! Click here to find out how safe your hospital is.

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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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27 Michigan hospitals penalized for hospital acquired conditions

60 percent located in the Detroit/Flint area The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) is concerned about the increase in Michigan hospitals being penalized for hospital acquired conditions by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). According to a report…

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Jackson honored with health policy fellowship

Three Michigan professionals honored with top patient safety fellowship The Leapfrog Group’s Bruce Bradley Fellowship awarded to seven candidates nationwide The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) is excited to announce that three Michigan professionals are the recipients of the 2017…

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Five Michigan Hospitals Earn Leapfrog’s 2016 Top Hospital Award

December 6, 2016 – The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) and The Leapfrog Group announced  five hospitals in Michigan have been named to its 2016 list of Top Hospitals, which honors the highest performing hospitals on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey….

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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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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…

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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…

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53 percent of Michigan hospitals with labor and delivery units do not disclose patient safety

According to new maternity care report, 53 percent of Michigan hospitals with labor and delivery units do not disclose patient safety DMC Harper-Hutzel only Michigan hospital to meet all standards NOVI, MICHIGAN – May 5, 2016:  The Economic Alliance for…

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