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Record-Breaking Customer Satisfaction Continues for Energy Utilities

Customer satisfaction improved for a seventh straight year for energy utilities, making 2013 another year of record-breaking results for the sector at large, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

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Hospital Wall Art Helps In Healing

Hospitals around the country are snapping up photography from a Michigan artist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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A.D.A.M., Truven Health Offer Comprehensive Patient Education

Truven Health Analytics, formerly the health care business of Thomson Reuters, has announced a new patient education, consumer engagement and consumer marketing content system for hospitals and health systems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

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Nursing Ratio Mandate Considered In Michigan

Lawmakers and the Michigan Nurses Association say low nurse staffing ratios can lead to preventable and costly patient complications, like surgical site infections and hospital induced pneumonia.

CBS Detroit–03/04/2013

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Health Care For Moms, Babies, Target Of New Legislation

Nearly a quarter of all hospitalizations are related to childbearing women and newborns, according to national data, but not all preventative care is covered by programs like Medicaid.

CBS Detroit–03/04/2013

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Michigan Reacts To Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

“I want to congratulate President @BarackObama on the SCOTUS ruling upholding the #AffordableCareAct. We all win today.” That was the message on Twitter Thursday morning from Detroit Mayor Dave Bing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

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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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Mich. Health Records Data Exchange System Unveiled

The thousands of health care providers that work with Grand Rapids-based Michigan Health Connect are now able to send child and adult immunization records directly to the state’s Michigan Care Improvement Registry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

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CDC Now Tracking Antibiotic Use In Hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011

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New Report Shows Higher-Performing Hospitals Earn More Profits

Hospitals with high performance scores in patient care are more profitable, according to the 2011 Pulse Report from Press Ganey.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2011

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