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2012-08-07 02:28:56

CLEVELAND, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an extensive nationwide search, University Hospitals has appointed a new Chief Marketing Officer, Peter Brumleve, to set the strategic marketing direction for the Northeast Ohio health system effective July 16, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/CL45312 ) Brumleve brings more than 25 years of senior level leadership in health care marketing and has extensive experience in brand management, strategic planning and...

2012-06-28 06:27:12

DMC Signs an Agreement to Purchase ProCare Health Plan, Inc. DETROIT, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase ProCare Health Plan, Inc., a Detroit-based Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) that offers health care coverage to Medicaid beneficiaries in Wayne County. The purchase is contingent on approval of the State of Michigan including its Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation....

2012-06-06 06:26:35

Newly Released Leapfrog Rankings Give DMC Detroit Receiving, DMC Harper/Hutzel, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai, and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospitals all A's in Safety DETROIT, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four Detroit Medical Center hospitals - DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Harper University/Hutzel Women's Hospital, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital - were honored with an "A" Hospital Safety Score(SM) by The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score(SM) was...

2012-06-05 10:23:35

DETROIT, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan is among the best in the country in pediatric specialties according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 Best Children's Hospitals rankings. DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan ranked in cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, pulmonary and urology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120605/DC19446) The rankings recognize...

2012-05-30 10:25:47

"Significant" findings, document how use of "whole-body hypothermia" technique at birth protected oxygen-deprived newborns from death and mental disability during first 6-7 years of life. DETROIT, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After more than 10 years of study, investigators in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Neonatal Research Network led by a pediatric researcher at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center (DMC) have proven an...

2012-05-29 10:24:20

DETROIT, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) today announced a unique collaborative effort to spur urban renewal and bring jobs to the city of Detroit. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/CL15141 ) As part of the economic recovery effort, DMC and HFHS have agreed to long-term distribution agreements with Cardinal Health, enabling the company to relocate a medical products distribution center to the...

2012-05-10 06:26:46

DETROIT, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) became the 8th rehabilitation hospital in the U.S. to receive Ekso, a wearable, robotic exoskeleton that powers people with lower extremity paralysis or weakness to get them standing up and walking. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/DC04996) Made by Ekso Bionics, Ekso is a ready-to-wear, battery-powered bionic device that is strapped over the user's clothing....

2012-05-09 02:26:58

Clinical Trial will give physicians access to a sophisticated new imaging technology tool to fight Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) DETROIT, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DMC Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) announces that it will participate in CONNECT II, a global clinical trial conditionally approved by the FDA that gives physicians access to Ocelot, a new imaging technology tool to fight Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). The new technology helps to eliminate the need for...

2012-04-30 06:24:35

DETROIT, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Pioneer ACO in affiliation with the Detroit Medical Center has a remedy for patients living with chronic illnesses - Personalized Care at Home. This innovative program provides physicians a way to enhance care for patients between appointments and after hospitalizations. Patients enrolled in this program work with a case manager from Personalized Care at Home, in collaboration with their primary care physician, to manage their illness,...

2012-04-18 10:25:03

Findings released "indicate that it is possible to identify neuroinflammation at the time of birth and to treat it using anti-inflammatory agents coupled with nanodevices," says Dr. Roberto Romero, Chief of the Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD/NIH DETROIT, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health, housed at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, have...