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2011-08-05 09:55:00

DETROIT, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Theodore Schreiber, M.D., Specialist-In-Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Detroit Medical Center; President, DMC Cardiovascular Institute, is the only interventional cardiologist in Michigan named among the top 1% nationally in his field, according to the latest U.S. News Media & World Report "Top Doc" list. U.S. News Top Doctors was created in collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., publisher of America's Top Doctors and other...

2011-07-20 09:05:00

DETROIT, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of Detroit Medical Center's (DMC) superior rankings by U.S. News Media & World Report's "Best Hospitals," that same publication has listed five DMC hospitals as the only hospitals in Michigan that are among the nation's "most connected." The listing affirms DMC as a leader statewide and nationally in its use of Electronic Medical Records (EMR). EMR is computer-based technology that manages patient medical information and...

2011-07-18 23:05:00

DMC Harper University Hospital stands out with national recognition for 7th consecutive year DETROIT, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center is again taking high honors for nationally and regionally ranked hospitals in the U.S. News Media & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings. The latest rankings showcase 720 hospitals out of about 5,000 hospitals nationwide. Each is ranked among the country's top hospitals in at least one medical specialty...

2011-07-18 09:32:00

TROY, Mich., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 180 U.S. hospitals announced today that fifteen of the company's clients received 2011 Most Wired Survey Winners and five more were named Most Improved in the annual survey published in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. This year's respondents completed 530 surveys, representing 1,388 hospitals or roughly 24 percent of...

2011-07-01 08:58:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers will now also be the elected leader of the state hospital association, after a vote held yesterday. Doug Strong, MBA, the chief executive officer of UMHHC, will become the chair of the board of trustees of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association, or MHA, starting today. At the organization's annual meeting on Mackinac Island, Strong laid out his goals for...

2011-06-09 14:24:00

DETROIT, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center was among 339 hospitals nationwide, and the only hospital in metropolitan Detroit, to receive HealthGrades' 2011 Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM). The award recognizes hospitals that are rated in the top 10 percent of patient satisfaction surveys based on the patients' experiences in each hospital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) HealthGrades analyzed patient...

2011-06-02 10:00:00

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Mackinac Policy Conference, Charles "Chip" McClure, chairman, CEO and president, Meritor, Inc.; Richard E. "Dick" Dauch, co-founder, chairman and CEO, American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM); and Michael E. Duggan, president and CEO, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) led a discussion titled "Improving Michigan's Economic Environment: Lessons from Business Leaders." The panel was moderated by Stephen Clark, anchor, WXYZ-TV, ABC....

2011-05-18 09:10:00

DETROIT, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center, one of the nation's most wired hospitals, announced today that it is among one of the first in the region to apply for government incentive funding for meaningful use of its electronic health record (EHR). The incentives were made available through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 for the meaningful use of EHRs. DMC achieved Stage 1 of meaningful use through the use of Cerner® solutions....

2011-05-17 09:01:00

DETROIT, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan, the first and most experienced hospital in the state dedicated exclusively to the treatment of pediatric patients, has ranked among America's best 50 in U.S. News Media Group's 2011-12 Best Children's Hospitals survey. The Children's Hospital of Michigan ranked in nine of 10 categories surveyed including Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology &...

2011-04-06 08:43:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J. and MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX), and Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today announced the publication of Phase III PROCHIEVE® (progesterone gel) data in today's online version of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the leading peer-reviewed journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology. The published results indicate that administration of...


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