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|DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan’s Nursing Excellence Received with Prestigious Magnet® Recognition
DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork, and superiority in patient care. Magnet recognition is determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met. With this credential, RIM joins the Magnet community—a select group of 395 healthcare organizations out of nearly 6,000 U.S. healthcare organizations. RIM is one of only three rehab hospitals in the U.S. to receive Magnet® designation and joins the DMC’s Detroit Receiving Hospital and Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in receiving this honor.
|DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan to Reduce Hunger Gap Affecting Detroit Area Kids
The end of the school year often marks the end of a guaranteed meal for almost half of Detroit’s children. In Southeast Michigan, more than 300,000 free or reduced fee, breakfasts and lunches are served daily during the school year. The DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Professional Nurse Council is leading a community effort to provide area children with a consistent daily meal over summer recess. Their Fourth Annual Cereal Drive kicks off on May 31 – June 7, 2013.
|Four DMC Hospitals Earn Top Grades from the 2013 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores - Again!
Four Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Hospitals - DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Harper University & Hutzel Women’s Hospitals, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital and DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital –have received "A" rankings from the Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Scores for 2013, making DMC Hospitals among the safest in the country. Hospital Safety Scores are calculated under the guidance of an eight-member Leapfrog Blue Ribbon expert panel of patient safety experts who used publicly available hospital safety data. U.S. hospitals were evaluated on preventable patient injuries, medication errors and infections, and each was assigned a letter grade of A, B, C, D, or F reflecting on how safe hospitals are for patients.
|DMC HARPER-HUTZEL HOST
DMC Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital is hosting its Annual Community Baby Shower. The Baby Shower, hosted by WWJ 950 Health Reporter Sean Lee, will take place Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., at the former Hutzel Women’s Hospital building located at 4707 St. Antoine in the Auditorium.
|DMC Harper Hospital Kidney Transplant Program
Multidisciplinary approach to transplant therapy gives chronic kidney disease sufferers “a new chance at life” – while currently serving more African-American patients per capita than any other program in the United States.
|Detroit Medical Center Leads Innovative New Treatment For Heart Failure Patients
Detroit Medical Center is seeking patients who have been diagnosed with heart failure to participate in a clinical study to treat their condition through nerve stimulation in the neck.
|DMC Sinai-Grace names new chief of psychiatry
DETROIT – DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is proud to announce the promotion of Gerald A. Shiener, M.D to chief of psychiatry.
During his 44 years at Sinai-Grace, Dr. Shiener has proved his dedication and commitment to both patients and staff. He first came on board in 1969 as a nurse’s aid, and he most recently served as the chief of consultation and liaison psychiatry.
|Perinatology Research Branch of NICHD will continue at Wayne State University/DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital with new 10-year, $165.9 million contract from National Institutes of Health
The Perinatology Research Branch housed at Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center has been awarded a second 10-year, $165.9 million contract by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health.
|DMC Children’s Hospital Of Michigan Services And Programs Once Again Recognized For High Quality
DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan has been accredited for another period of three years for its Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) International.
|Sinai-Grace appoints new security director
DETROIT – DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital has appointed Raphael Marroquin as its new Director of Security Services.
Marroquin worked for the Ann Arbor Police Department (AAPD) for 25 years, where he most recently severed as lieutenant and shift commander. He has also served as commander of the K-9 Unit, commander of the Hostage Negotiation Unit and commander of the Field Training Officers. Marroquin served as a sergeant of both the Special Investigation Unit and the Michigan State Police Livingston and Washtenaw Narcotics Enforcement Team. In 2005, he was named Officer of the Year.