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2011-02-09 13:26:00

DETROIT, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year at the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan, nearly 500 children were treated and admitted for burn injuries. As a result of the spectrum of quality care provided to burn patients from the pre-hospital phase through the rehabilitation process and having met rigorous standards for specific criteria set by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the Committee on Trauma of the American Colleges of Surgeons (ACS), the DMC Children's...

2011-01-20 11:58:00

DETROIT, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomfield resident Joseph Walsh has been named CEO of the 20-person DMC Legacy Board, Chairman Keith E. Crain announced today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110120/DE33450 ) As a result of the sale of the non-profit Detroit Medical Center to the for-profit Vanguard Health Systems, the DMC Legacy Board was created to oversee Vanguard's contractual commitments and develop an asset transfer agreement to help fund two charitable...

2011-01-04 14:58:00

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center (DMC) officials today made good on their promise to get right to work on hospital construction projects, announcing contracts totaling over $60 million just four days after DMC's landmark partnership with Vanguard Health Systems was sealed. "What better way to start the new year than by moving forward with eight DMC construction projects?" said Michael Duggan, DMC president and CEO. "We promised our patients, our...

2010-12-30 09:37:00

Vanguard to Expand and Upgrade the DMC Facilities after Closing DETROIT, and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vanguard Health Systems, Inc.(Vanguard) and the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) are signing final documents today and expect to complete the sale of the DMC to Vanguard Friday December 31, 2010, effective January 1, 2011. The announcement is the culmination of a process that began with the previous announcement of a letter of intent in March of this year....

2010-11-18 14:09:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 150 U.S. hospitals, announced today that twelve of its Web healthcare clients were awarded honors in the Strategic Communications eHealthcare Leadership Awards competition. The awards were presented at the 14th Annual Internet Healthcare Conference, held November 15-17, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nev. "Receiving this award is a major endorsement of...

2010-11-05 00:00:38

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled "Meaningful Use in Action: Leveraging meaningful use to improve outcomes and patient care" at the Institute's annual Winter Health IT Summit taking place January 19-20, 2011 in Phoenix. New York, NY (Vocus) November 4, 2010 The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled "Meaningful Use in Action: Leveraging...

2010-11-01 18:11:00

Joint venture shows commitment to the City of Detroit and to each other DETROIT, Mich., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal, state, and regional legislators and community leaders today join Vanguard Health System's Vice Chairman Keith Pitts, DMC President and CEO Mike Duggan, and Children's Hospital of Michigan President Herman Gray, MD at a ceremonial groundbreaking of the Children's Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center on the campus of the DMC (3950 Beaubien). The new five...

2010-10-26 16:15:00

DETROIT, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DMC Board voted this afternoon to extend their definitive purchase agreement with Vanguard Health Systems through the end of the year, allowing more time to complete governmental approvals. Vanguard's purchase of - and $850 million capital investment in - the Detroit Medical Center is the single largest private investment in Detroit's history. Also this afternoon, DMC and Vanguard agreed in principle formally to amend the definitive...

2010-10-05 10:00:00

TROY, Mich., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 150 U.S. hospitals, announced today that the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) (www.dmc.org) has selected the company's document imaging solution, iDoc(TM), for the eight-facility integrated delivery system's patient financial services operation. "As the largest healthcare provider in southeast Michigan, DMC's Patient Financial Services has been handling nearly...

2010-10-01 10:10:00

DALLAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital has selected Dallas-based Loopback Communications' technology-leading Readmission Reduction(TM) solution to support its efforts to reduce readmissions of discharged patients. "DMC Sinai-Grace is committed to continuous quality improvement and patient outcomes," says Katie Flannigan M. S. PA-C, an administrative director for the hospital and special assistant to the president. "We were one of the first hospitals to participate in the...


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