Category: Research


How Market Dynamics Impact Hospital Pricing

The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), a nonprofit group comprised of Michigan’s largest employers and unions, released a study outlining how various market dynamics impact hospital pricing.

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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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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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Nurse Practitioners & Full Authority

  Currently in Michigan, Nurse Practitioners (NP) do not have full practicing authority. The EAM believes NP’s are the solution to Michigan’s primary care physician shortage. For information regarding NP’s and cost savings to a state’s economy:  https://eamonline.org/research/nurse-practitioners/cost-savings/. For information regarding…

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Benefits of Certificate of Need

MICHIGAN’S CON PROCESS ASSURES ADEQUATE CARE TO LOW-INCOME AREAS: 13 out of the Top 25 poorest zip codes in Michigan are within the City of Detroit. These 13 zip codes account for over 95,000 households with an average median income…

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