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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,...

2014-02-26 12:26:17

DETROIT, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is now the exclusive surgical weight loss partner of Medical Weight Loss Clinic and the Medical Weight Loss Clinic (MWLC) is now the exclusive non-surgical partner of the DMC. With the new partnership, patients who enroll in a program at either MWLC or DMC will have access to a comprehensive weight loss program, with both non-surgical and surgical options to meet any weight loss goals. DMC surgeons...

2013-11-07 12:28:31

DETROIT, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center CEO Joe Mullany announced Larry M. Gold will become the new president of the Children's Hospital of Michigan, effective January 1, 2014. Gold brings 23 years experience in leading children's hospitals and pediatric specialty care to his new role at the Children's Hospital of Michigan. "We look forward to having Larry join our team. He is a seasoned executive who has devoted his entire career to the delivery of...

2013-11-04 23:23:57

Program is Designed for Single Joint Replacement Patients Who Want to Return to Highest Level of Functioning in the Least Amount of Time Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has opened the doors to the Orthopedic Day Rehab program at its Riverfront Outpatient Center. The Orthopedic Day Rehab program, which is offered Monday through Saturday, is designed for individuals who have had a single joint replacement (knee or hip) and have the ultimate goal of...

2013-05-17 08:23:19

Recognition achieved by 395 out of nearly 6,000 U.S. healthcare organizations DETROIT, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork, and superiority in patient care. Magnet recognition is determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are...

2013-02-14 20:24:26

DETROIT, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne State University officials announced today that the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health has awarded the University a second 10-year contract to continue housing the Perinatology Research Branch. The contract, awarded through a competitive bidding process, ensures the PRB will continue conducting critical perinatal and maternal-fetal medical research in...

2012-07-24 02:28:01

WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (www.kessler-rehab.com) has again been ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospitals in the country and as the leading facility of its kind in the East by U.S.News & World Report. This marks the 20th consecutive year that Kessler has been listed among the nation's best hospitals in this annual independent survey. "We are honored that Kessler has again been named one of the very best...

2012-06-28 06:27:12

DMC Signs an Agreement to Purchase ProCare Health Plan, Inc. DETROIT, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase ProCare Health Plan, Inc., a Detroit-based Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) that offers health care coverage to Medicaid beneficiaries in Wayne County. The purchase is contingent on approval of the State of Michigan including its Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation....

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...

2012-05-30 10:25:47

"Significant" findings, document how use of "whole-body hypothermia" technique at birth protected oxygen-deprived newborns from death and mental disability during first 6-7 years of life. DETROIT, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After more than 10 years of study, investigators in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Neonatal Research Network led by a pediatric researcher at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center (DMC) have proven an...