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|DMC Harper Hospital to Open New Emergency Department
On Saturday June 29, 2013, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Harper University Hospital will host the Grand Opening of their 20,500 square foot Emergency Department. The nearly $10 million dollar capital project is aimed at enhancing the patient experience and providing DMC Harper doctors with the latest technology to treat patients.
|2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals
Children’s Hospital of Michigan is among the best in the country in pediatric specialties according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked in seven of the 10 evaluated categories: Cancer (#41), Cardiology & Heart Surgery (#28), Nephrology (#41), Neurology & Neurosurgery (#23), Orthopedics (#37), Pulmonology (#38), and Urology (#17).
|DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital to Host Emergency Blood Drive
DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, one of nine hospitals and institutes operated by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), in conjunction with the American Red Cross of Oakland County is recruiting donors for an Urgent Need Blood Drive on Friday, June 21 from 6:30a.m. to 11:15a.m. The blood drive will be held in the DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Conference Center.
|DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital’s Dr. Jack Belen Named
DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, one of nine hospitals and institutes operated by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), is pleased to announce the hospital’s Dr. Jack Belen has been named Director of Osteopathic Medical Education for the DMC system.
| DMC Announces New Hospital President
Today, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) COO Rod Huebbers announced that Lynn Torossian has been named the new president of Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital effective July 1, 2013. Currently Torossian is president of DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital (HVSH). She brings an array of experience in fiscal management, operations and service excellence to the Harper/Hutzel position and will work closely with the medical staff and the entire hospital team.
|Senior Program at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital receives URAC accreditation
The Wellness Institute for Senior Health - Rosa Parks (WISH – Rosa Parks) at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital has been granted an accreditation by the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC)—the largest accrediting organization body for health care. Accreditation is granted after an impartial and rigorous review of an organization’s operations including clinical standards, quality, case management and credentials to ensure business is conducted in a manner consistent with strict national standards.
|DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital Names Vice President, Patient Care Services
Alta A. Gordon, BSN, MBA, MS, has been named Vice President for Patient Care Services at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, it was announced today by President Iris A. Taylor, PhD, RN.
|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.
|The populaDMC Detroit Receiving Hospital - The popular River Walkers Program grows with participants and sponsors
The popular River Walkers program is back! This club for seniors age 60 and older has experienced tremendous growth since 2008. For the past two summers nearly 1000 River Walkers have come from Warren, Grosse Pointe Park, Waterford, Bloomfield Hills, Dearborn, Northville, Novi, Romulus, and Huntington Woods, Farmington Hills, and many other locations, near and far. They come at the urging of their loved ones, to take up the exercise program their doctor has encouraged them to start or for the social aspects. They look forward to seeing each other and staying healthy while celebrating the great weather and the view along the Riverfront.
|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.