hospitals

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

Client Wins From December 1

New business won by Michigan’s technology-focused businesses

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011

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

President Obama To Order FDA To Help Reduce Drug Shortages

A potential drug shortage has patients and doctors worried about properly caring for their patients.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011

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

acsi

ACSI: Satisfaction Up For Hospitals; Utilities Also Do Better

Customer satisfaction is on the rise for hospital services and electric and natural gas utilities, according to a report released Tuesday by the Ann Arbor-based American Customer Satisfaction Index

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2011

UM-Led Nursing Team Gets $300k Grant To Reduce Falls in Hospitals

Accidental falls are the most commonly reported patient safety incident in hospitals. Up to one in ten in-hospital falls results in injury or death. Experts agree that programs that are tailored to individual patients’ risks […]

11/23/2010

Local Hospitals Mandate Flu Shot

  It might seem a little early to start thinking about flu season, but several area hospitals are about to make the “shot in the arm” mandatory for their staff.

08/09/2010

Tests Aim To Settle If Fresher Blood Works Better

Facing surgery? You could receive blood that’s been stored for a week, or three weeks, or nearly six — and there’s growing concern that people who get the older blood might not fare as well.

07/28/2010

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