Family Awarded $40 Million In Lawsuit Against Detroit HospitalThe family says she had shortness of breath and other symptoms related to pulmonary embolism but when she went to the ER at Detroit Receiving Hospital, they told her it was a virus and sent her home. She died the next day.
Investigation Could Reopen After Dirty Instruments Found Again At DMCAn instrument caked with old blood and brown ooze was marked as sterile and delivered to a Children’s Hospital of Michigan operating room, according to the report.
Detroit Medical Center Avoids Federal Funding Loss After Inspection The Detroit Medical Center has avoided a loss of federal funding after passing a surprise inspection of surgical instrument sterilization.
Detroit Medical Center: Plan Addresses Issues With Sterile ToolsThe medical center has admitted that unclean surgical tools sometimes forced doctors to delay procedures, although it insists that no one was harmed.
Records: Inspectors Missed Issues With Dirty Hospital ToolsState regulators who cited the Detroit Medical Center for lax training failed to find problems with dirty surgical instruments during an inspection last year.
Detroit Medical Center Stung By Problems With Unclean Tools: 'It's A Surgeon's Nightmare'In one case, heart surgery on a 7-month-old girl was stopped last year when blood from a previous patient was discovered in a suction tube.
Detroit Medical Center Launches Zika Virus Hotline For Pregnant Women In MichiganThis hotline is designed to aid pregnant patients and their providers with determining short-term and long-term testing and follow up care.
Detroit Police Start Effort To Improve Physical Fitness, Boost MoraleAs the program gears up, DPD staff will form teams that will compete against each other throughout next year to see which precinct can become the healthiest.
Detroit Medical Center Lays Off 125 Workers To 'Operate More Efficiently'The Detroit Medical Center announced Monday that it is laying off 125 people, or one percent of its workforce.
DMC Prepares To Open New Specialty Hospital In Heart Of DetroitIt's a big investment in an area where the risk for heart disease is higher than average.
DMC Among 'Most Wired' HospitalsThe Detroit Medical Center has been named as one of the country's most wired hospitals for the eighth consecutive year.
Detroit, Health Systems Unite For 'Make Your Date' CampaignDetroit Mayor Mike Duggan is partnering with three hospitals to roll out a new program to help reduce the rate of pre-term births.