Detroit Medical Center

Mike Duggan (Credit: WWJ Newsradio 950)

DMC Chief Mike Duggan To Step Down

Amid talk he’ll run for mayor, Detroit Medical Center CWO Mike Duggan announced he is leaving his job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2012

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Hospital Staffers Take Pledge To Kick The Soda Habit

Would you be willing to give up pop for 30 days?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

(Photo: Florence Walton, WWJ) DMC CEO Mike Duggan discusses a bid for Detroit mayor.

Citing Crime, Belle Isle, Mike Duggan Lays Groundwork For Mayoral Run

“Over the next 90 days, we’re going to do an analysis across the city as to whether there’s enough support for me to be elected mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

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DMC Docs First In U.S. To Use New Heart Pump During Artery Repair

The Detroit Medical Center announced that the hospital group’s Cardiovascular Institute has conducted the nation’s first artery-repair procedure using a new high-tech, catheter-delivered tool designed to pump up to four liters of blood per minute through a patient’s circulatory system. The new device allows the heart to rest while repairs are made to damaged arteries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012


New Detroit Medical Center Hiring Policy Begins

The Detroit Medical Center is expected to begin screening job applicants for nicotine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2012

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The Detroit Medical Center announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase ProCare Health Plan Inc., a Detroit-based health maintenance organization that offers health care coverage to Medicaid beneficiaries in Wayne County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

Detroit Medical Center To Stop Hiring Smokers

The DMC announced Wednesday that it’s implementing a “nicotine-free” hiring policy, effective July 1st.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

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Wayne State Doc Publishes Breakthrough Study On Cooling Blanket For Newborns

After more than 10 years of study, investigators in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network, led by a pediatric researcher at Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center, have proven an effective way to significantly reduce death and physical and mental disability caused by reduction in oxygen and blood flow to the brain at birth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012


Researchers Look To Lower Serious Risks To Newborns

A local study appearing in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine supports the use of whole-body hypothermia in full-term, oxygen-deprived newborns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012

WWJ Reporter Vickie Thomas interviews Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan. (credit: WWJ)

DMC Chief Needs More Time To Consider Mayoral Run

Does Mike Duggan think a white man can win a mayoral race in a predominately black city?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012