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2009-02-10 07:40:49

Imagine a hospital where morale is high, employee turnover is low and patient call buttons rarely go unanswered---and if they do, you can call the hospital's CEO. That's exactly the type of culture and service that "delights" patients and makes for the most successful community hospitals in the country, as rated by caregivers and patients, says John Griffith, professor in the University of Michigan School of Public Health. In a newly published report, Griffith examined the attributes of 34...

2008-07-07 09:01:02

By Meghana Keshavan, Detroit Free Press Jul. 7--Increasing health concerns like diabetes and obesity are motivating hospitals across the country, including several in Michigan, to distribute healthier, fresher, locally grown food at a cost savings. Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo is one of 127 health care facilities to sign the Healthy Food in Health Care pledge, an initiative begun in 2005 that outlines goals for hospitals to improve the quality of their food. "We signed the...


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