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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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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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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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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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2016 Patient Safety Grades Announced, 26 Michigan Hospitals Receive “A” Grade, 46 percent of Michigan Hospitals Graded “C” Level

Corresponding study reports selecting the right hospital can reduce your risk of avoidable death by 50 percent Released:  April 25, 2016 – The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) announced today the release of the April 2016 Hospital Safety Scores, published…

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Three Michigan Hospitals Earn Leapfrog’s 2015 Top Hospital Award

Novi, MI, December 2, 2015 – Today the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) announced three Michigan hospitals, demonstrating the highest standards of care, were named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of Top Hospitals. Widely acknowledged as one of the…

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Compared to previous report, Michigan hospitals less safe

Compared to previous report, Michigan hospitals less safe Over 40 percent of Michigan hospitals score less than “B” grade Novi, Michigan, October 28, 2015 – The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) announced today the release of the Fall 2015 Hospital…

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Comparing states, no correlation between premiums and dominant carriers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24th, 2015 Comparing states, no correlation between premiums and dominant carriers Increased competition does not equal lower premiums Novi, MI: The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) conducted a 50 state analysis of health insurance carrier market…

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Michigan House Bills Introduced Today Will Lead to Poorer Healthcare Safety & Quality

June 17th, 2015 Elimination of Certificate of Need will lead to poorer health care Novi, MI:  The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) denounces Michigan House bills 4728 and 4729, which were introduced today regarding Michigan’s Certificate of Need (CON) process. …

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