emergency room

Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?

Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.


How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.


How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.


Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.


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Sinai-Grace Hospital Cuts Ribbon On New ER

The Detroit Medical Center has unveiled a big addition to one of its hospitals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2014

Study: Detroit #4 For Drug Users In The ER

A new study ranks Detroit as fourth in the nation in the number of visits to hospital emergency rooms involving users of illegal drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

Health System To Open Clinic For Frequent ER Users

A West Michigan health system is opening a clinic to assess and treat people who frequently use hospital emergency departments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2011

Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids

Spectrum Health Starts New Program For Frequent Emergency Room Users

Grand Rapids-based Spectrum Health announced Tuesday the formation of a multi-specialty clinic to assess and treat high-frequency patients at area emergency departments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

U-M Study: A Lot More People Getting CAT Scans

A University of Michigan study shows that the use of CAT scans in emergency rooms has more than quadrupled in the past 12 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011

MSU Program Links Packaging Pros, Medical Workers

In an emergency room, precious seconds save lives. They are seconds that cannot be wasted, especially on getting a medical device to work properly or finding out that the packaging on a life-saving device has […]