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2014-08-14 02:00:48

DETROIT, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart valve with a new one - and placed it just outside the heart. Due to prior medical procedures, the metro Detroit woman was not a candidate for traditional open heart surgery to replace her failing tricuspid valve. One major U.S. medical center turned her down for treatment. Doctors at another said her...

2014-08-12 23:12:46

For some of the busiest professionals in Detroit – the physicians, nurses and health care teams at Henry Ford Hospital – it’s now easier to find work life balance with support from Midtown Concierge. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 For some of the busiest professionals in Detroit – the physicians, nurses and health care teams at Henry Ford Hospital – it’s now easier to find work life balance with support to schedule an oil change, make dinner plans, buy gifts, get...

2014-07-29 16:25:50

Facility fulfills promise to invest in Detroit's cardiovascular health DETROIT, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center will open its new Heart Hospital on August 4. The $78 million, state-of-the-art facility will offer patients comprehensive cardiovascular care, including a wide range of the latest minimally invasive treatment options and preventive services. The heart hospital expands DMC's role as a leading provider of cardiovascular care in the region...

2014-06-09 12:30:53

Geisinger, Henry Ford, Kaiser Permanente and CDC investigators team up to record new findings DETROIT, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have found that antiviral therapy may be successful in preventing hepatitis B virus from developing into the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). That was the finding of a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Investigators from Henry Ford Health System in...

2014-05-29 23:04:27

Bonus TV system recognized as first operator-developed product to earn coveted technology award. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 MotorCity Casino Hotel was recently recognized by Casino Enterprise Management as a 2014 Slot Floor Technology Award winner for its new Bonus TV system. This distinction recognizes MotorCity Casino Hotel as the first operator to be selected for the product development award, which is usually bestowed upon manufacturers or technology companies. The system...

2014-05-06 15:05:11

Factors like the level of poverty in a neighborhood, living alone, and age affect a patient's chances of being readmitted to a hospital after discharge, even after possible variations in quality of care in the hospital have been taken into account. Those are the conclusions of a new study by Henry Ford Health System researchers who found links between readmission rates and social factors such as patients' marital status and neighborhood poverty, suggesting that readmissions are not just an...

2014-04-14 12:30:37

DETROIT, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The start of the 2014 baseball season is underway and the Detroit Tigers are in full swing. Attend exciting home games at Comerica Park and stay with Courtyard Detroit Downtown. Reserve the Grand Slam Baseball Fan Package in Detroit for concessions that will have baseball enthusiasts singing "Take me out to the ball game" all season long. With rates starting at just $169 per night, this package includes overnight accommodations in the hotel...

2014-04-11 08:25:11

DETROIT, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25(th) successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DE03523-INFO Henry Ford is the only hospital in the United States performing the unique procedure called transcaval valve replacement, which accesses the heart by temporarily connecting major blood vessels. Northern Michigan...

2014-04-09 16:26:29

Barton Malow-Hunt-White brings local, regional and national construction excellence to events center project that will create 5,500 jobs and $100 million in income for Detroit residents; entire district development will create 8,300 jobs and $290 million in jobs-related income. DETROIT, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit Downtown Development Authority Board (DDA) today unanimously approved the recommendation by Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) and the Downtown...

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,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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