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2014-02-03 12:25:08

IXITI.com - the portal to the area's arts and cultural activities and events DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IXITI.com is a dynamic, interactive online destination for everyone who wants to be "in the know." It is also a collaboration that draws together the exhibitions, concerts, art classes, and much more from more than 100 nonprofit organizations - as well as commercial theatre and art galleries. Powered by CultureSource, the professional association for arts and culture...

2014-01-28 23:23:44

SME forum will promote transfer of NASA technology to manufacturing purposes. Detroit (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 SME and The New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan (NEI) have joined forces to create the SME Technology Interchange. This first-time event features 25 NASA innovations that can transfer to business and manufacturing applications. It will take place on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit. Space-age technology designed for...

2014-01-20 08:23:24

Insight into cost management, spousal coverage, and wellness trends will help participating employers plan for 2015. TROY, Mich., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Wentworth, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company, has launched its 11th annual Southeast Michigan Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey. The free survey will provide employers and human resources professionals with trend data to understand how their peers adapted to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to...

2013-11-07 23:32:21

The Michigan Thumb attorneys at Winston McGlynn unveiled a new educational website this week offering information about personal injury, and Social Security disability. PORT HURON, MICHIGAN (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Car accidents, dog bites, or disabling injuries are enough to shake up anyone’s life. What was once the unthinkable suddenly becomes a reality—and when that happens, injured or disabled people turn to others for help. As Port Huron Social Security and personal injury...

2013-09-30 12:28:06

DETROIT, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) and Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) today announced an agreement establishing a robust path to the future for BeaconLink2Health, SEMBC's Health Information Exchange (HIE). The agreement leverages numerous MiHIN services and solutions that expand BeaconLink2Health's offerings and overall value to HIE participants and the greater southeast Michigan region including:...

2013-09-11 16:23:58

Ismael Ahmed, Dan Carmody, Noreen Keating and Alexis Dishman To be recognized on October 10th DETROIT, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Shining Light Regional Cooperation Awards will be presented to Ismael Ahmed, Dan Carmody, Noreen Keating, and Alexis Dishman for their important contributions to regional progress, cooperation, and understanding in Southeast Michigan. They will be honored on October 10, 2013, at a special breakfast ceremony at the Ford Conference & Event...

2013-09-09 12:27:34

DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) recently announced positive results of surveys taken by patients with type 2 diabetes who participated in SEMBC's patient health navigator (PHN) program for patients with type 2 diabetes. The results of the surveys indicate that patients who received assistance from a PHN appear to do a better job managing medication adherence, are more willing to consider behavior changes, and are...

2013-09-03 12:26:50

DETROIT, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) today announced that it has achieved six of seven target measures in the care of patients with type 2 diabetes that are part of its Clinical Transformation efforts. When it was activated in March of 2011, a primary goal of SEMBC was to use health information technology (HIT) and clinical transformation strategies to achieve specific targets in high impact quality measures related to the care of...

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...

2013-08-21 12:27:40

DETROIT, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) today announced that it has named Quest Diagnostics its first provider of diagnostic information services for BeaconLink2Health, SEMBC's Health Information Exchange (HIE). Under the agreement, clinical laboratory test results from Quest Diagnostics will now be accessible through the electronic health records of physicians and other health care providers participating in BeaconLink2Health....