Latest Detroit Medical Center Stories

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.

2010-09-20 12:49:00

DETROIT, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center (DMC), announced today that it was named to this year's InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology.

2010-08-30 09:20:00

DETROIT, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) achieved significant improvements in patient safety and quality of care, while also saving more than $5 million in costs last year, thanks to efficiencies created by its system-wide Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

2010-07-21 16:00:00

TROY, Mich., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions (www.caretech.com), an information technology (IT) and Web product and services provider for hospitals, announced today that ten of its clients have been recognized as one of the nation's 2010 Most Wired, according to the results of the 2010 Most Wired Survey in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) magazine. CareTech Solutions provides IT services and/or Web products and services to the following winning client...

2010-07-19 10:31:00

DMC Outlines $500 Million Expansion at "Construction Outreach" Event DETROIT, July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center (DMC) launched its long-awaited new construction and expansion program Friday, July 16, 2010, during a "Construction Outreach" event that announced the creation of an estimated 5,000 local jobs for the building industry. "This is a major step forward for Detroit and Southeast Michigan," said DMC President and CEO Michael Duggan.

2010-07-07 09:56:00

New Most Wired Survey Methodology Launched CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitals understand the importance of health information technology (IT) and the benefits of its widespread adoption, yet as a field still face significant barriers to implementation according to a newly released survey of America's Most Wired hospitals and health systems. This year's survey reveals continued progress for hospitals in patient safety initiatives: Fifty-one percent of medication orders were...

2010-06-15 07:00:00

TROY, Mich., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions (www.caretech.com), an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for more than 150 hospitals nationwide, announced today the appointment of Michael Duggan, Detroit Medical Center president and CEO; and Jay Rising, Detroit Medical Center executive vice president and CFO, to the CareTech Solutions board of directors.

2010-06-06 14:00:00

CHICAGO, June 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, both in Detroit, and the Children's Hospital of Michigan/Detroit Medical Center, presented preliminary data that identified a potential link between Gilbert's Syndrome and the development of a specific subtype of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

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