Southeast Michigan Beacon Community, DMC Encouraged By 57% Drop in Emergency Department RecidivismWith the assistance of the Southeast Michigan Beacon Community, 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 percent.
Truven Study Finds Most ER Visits From Insured Patients AvoidableIt’s not just the uninsured who use the emergency room for non-urgent healthcare. According to a new study from Truven Health Analytics of Ann Arbor, 71 percent of emergency room visits made by patients with employer-sponsored insurance coverage aren't serious enough to merit immediate attention in the ER.

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