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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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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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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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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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Rising health care costs hurt Michigan families & economy

Rising health care costs hurt Michigan families and economy Economic Alliance for Michigan report finds both workers, businesses squeezed by health care costs October 26th, 2015 – Mounting evidence shows that ever-rising health care costs hurt not only employers, but Michigan…

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One in Four Hospitals in Michigan Must Improve Hand-Hygiene Practices to Prevent Infections

June 11th, 2015 New Report Indicates One in Four Hospitals in Michigan Must Improve Hand-Hygiene Practices to Prevent Infections Rural Hospitals Lag Behind on Safe Practices Novi, MI: The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) announced today that nearly one-quarter (24…

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Only eight Michigan hospitals meet nursing workforce safe practice standards

Over half of Michigan hospitals declined to report Novi, Michigan:  The majority of workers in American hospitals are nurses and they are key to quality care, but hospitals can do more to support them, according to a report released today…

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Certificate-of-need regulations in Michigan help to contain health care costs

4/12/2015 Via MiBiz By: Mark Sanchez “The Economic Alliance conducted the analysis using Medicare and Medicaid data from 2012. The analysis shows that average charges in Michigan for CON-regulated procedures and medical treatments were 12 percent to 17 percent less…

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Michigan has lowest health benefit premiums

Novi, Michigan:  The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) released an infographic today touting Michigan for having the lowest health care insurance premiums among private-sector employers who provided health care benefits for both single and family plans within the five-state Great…

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Michigan’s Certificate of Need assures efficient and cost-effective healthcare

March 5th, 2015 Novi, Michigan:  The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) released a data analysis today demonstrating how states with Certificate of Need (CON) enables health care systems to work efficiently and charge less than those without CON.  Michigan scored…

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How Safe is Michigan’s Maternity Care?

February 23rd, 2015 How Safe is Michigan’s Maternity Care? Overall Michigan ranks higher than most states, continues to improve Nonprofit watchdog The Leapfrog Group today released its Maternity Care Report, an in-depth examination of hospital quality and safety for early…

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