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|DMC QuESST Research Day Aimed at Improving Health Care Safety and Quality
Yesterday, the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) recognized the winners of its fifth annual Quality Education and Safe Systems Training (QuESST) Graduate Medical Education Research Day competition.
|DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Now Performing Elective Coronary Angioplasty Procedures
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital has received approval from the state of Michigan to perform elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures, also known as elective coronary angioplasty.
|DMC Employees Raise More Than 20,000 Dollars for Flint Residents
The employees of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) raised $25,000 through a workplace giving campaign for the children and families affected by the Flint Water Crisis. This generous raising of funds is in addition to medical expertise previously offered by DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan.
|Detroit Pediatrician Awarded Seat on National Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee
After nearly 30 years of leadership in the battle against the chronic disease in Michigan, Dr. Wanda Whitten-Shurney will now play an expanded national role in shaping federal policy and guidelines aimed at lessening the impact of the genetically triggered blood disorder.
|New Study Suggests that Children with Cardiomyopathy Gain Significant Benefits from Treating Entire Family
A newly published national study by the Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers shows that “parental impact and family functioning” become increasingly abnormal when children with cardiomyopathy-related chronic heart disease are more severely ill than children less affected by the disease.
|DMC Midtown Marketplace expands breadth of healthy food choices in Detroit and Midtown
The Detroit Medical Center Midtown Marketplace a Papa Joe's Gourmet Eatery opened this past week with three new restaurants and plans to bring five more eateries on line in the coming weeks.
|Pediatric Researchers Find Evidence that Help Prevent Abnormalities in Heart Muscle after Children Receive Chemotherapy
A study published today by researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan DMC and the Wayne State University School of Medicine is bringing new hope to families of children who struggle with a common form of leukemia and thus must confront an elevated risk for long-term heart ailments caused by chemotherapy.
|Children's Hospital of Michigan DMC Research Team Leads Cardiology Component of Clinical Trial to Protect The Hearts of Children Who Receive Chemotherapy
After more than two decades of grueling research on a National Institutes of Health study, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Pediatrician-in-Chief and Chair of the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D. and a group of pioneering Detroit researchers have co-published a study that breaks new ground in the effort to protect children who survive two major types of blood cancer from the threat of lifelong damage to their hearts caused by chemotherapy.
|Detroit Medical Center Launches the Only Zika Virus Hotline for Pregnant Women in Michigan
Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department has launched the only Zika virus hotline in Michigan to assist expectant mothers with a history of travel to Zika affected regions and their health care providers, obtain virus testing.
|Detroit Pediatric Cardiologist becomes First Physician Certified in Treatment of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
For the first time ever, a Children’s Hospital of Michigan DMC physician has gained clinical certification in the rapidly expanding medical sub-specialty of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD).