Detroit Medical Center
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.
The Detroit Medical Center is expected to begin screening job applicants for nicotine.
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.
The DMC announced Wednesday that it’s implementing a “nicotine-free” hiring policy, effective July 1st.
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.
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.
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The hope of walking again is becoming a reality for many thanks to a new piece of technology at a local hospital.
This week, DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan became the eighth rehabilitation hospital in the United States to receive Ekso, a wearable, robotic exoskeleton that powers people with lower extremity paralysis or weakness to get them standing up and walking.
The DMC Cardiovascular Institute announced Wednesday that it will participate in Connect II, a global clinical trial conditionally approved by the FDA that gives physicians access to Ocelot, a new imaging technology tool to fight Peripheral Arterial Disease.