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Latest Detroit Receiving Hospital Stories

2014-02-26 16:27:52

Small, Wireless Monitor Provides Long-Term Remote Monitoring to Help Physicians Diagnose and Monitor Irregular Heartbeats DETROIT, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced that it is one of the first hospitals in the world to implant the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System in a patient, the smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device available. Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist Dr. Randy Lieberman,...

2013-08-26 12:25:22

DETROIT, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the assistance of the Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC), the Emergency Department at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital has developed an innovative program that is identifying previously unknown diabetics and pre-diabetics who receive care at their facility, and reducing their likelihood of using the emergency department at DMC Detroit Receiving within six months by 57%. Using an intervention that was originally piloted at...

2013-05-08 08:29:24

New letter grades shift U.S. state rankings WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to patient safety, all hospitals and U.S. states aren't created equal, according to the newly updated Hospital Safety Score(SM). The Spring 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score that assigns "A," "B," "C," "D" or "F" grades to more than 2,500 general hospitals in the United States showed hospitals have made only incremental progress in addressing errors, accidents, injuries and...

2012-12-04 08:29:08

Record number of hospitals make prestigious list, including a record number of 13 Top Rural Hospitals BALTIMORE, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group announced its annual list of Top Hospitals today at its Annual Meeting. The Top Hospital designation, which is the most competitive national hospital quality award in the country, recognizes hospitals that deliver the highest quality care by preventing medical errors, reducing mortality for high-risk procedures like...

2012-11-28 12:26:17

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest update to the Hospital Safety Score(SM), the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents, and infections, shows that hospitals are making some progress, but many still have a long way to go to reliably deliver safe health care. For the first time, the Hospital Safety Score now identifies "D" and "F" hospitals that represent the most hazardous environments for patients...

2012-11-28 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest update to the Hospital Safety Score(SM), the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents, and infections, shows that hospitals are making some progress, but many still have a long way to go to reliably deliver safe health care. For the first time, the Hospital Safety Score now identifies "D" and "F" hospitals that represent the most hazardous environments for patients...

2012-11-27 12:29:28

DETROIT, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the prevalence and impact of diabetes continues to grow in Southeast Michigan, local hospital emergency departments are doing their part to "Fight Diabetes in Detroit" with an innovative program that is identifying previously undiagnosed diabetics and pre-diabetics who receive care at their facilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/DC19202LOGO) Using a program that was originally piloted at DMC Detroit Receiving...

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...

2012-06-06 02:26:03

Infections, Medication and Medical Errors, and Injuries Still Rampant, but Some Hospitals Are Safer Than Others WASHINGTON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 400 people die every day because of a preventable hospital error - the equivalent of a jet crashing every day and killing all aboard. In response to this silent epidemic, more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals will now receive an A, B, C, D or F Hospital Safety Score(SM) based on patient safety via a first-of-its-kind...

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...