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Nov 21, 2011, 11:48 ET

DMC Surgery Hospital Wins Platinum eHealthcare Leadership Award

 Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Surgery Hospital wins a platinum eHealthcare Leadership award (the highest honor), in the Best Web 2.0 category,...

Oct 06, 2011, 16:39 ET

DMC Cardiovascular Institute Physician is First in Michigan to Use New "Arterial Drill" Catheterization Technique to Remove a Major Blockage

Patient is "up and walking" – only a few hours after minimally invasive "Wildcat Catheter" procedure restores blood flow and eliminates need...

Sep 15, 2011, 14:16 ET

DMC is First in Detroit Area to Begin Patient Enrollment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Clinical Trial

Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected as the first Detroit area hospital to participate in a pivotal clinical study to evaluate the safety...

Aug 05, 2011, 10:57 ET

DMC's Theodore Schreiber, M.D., Listed in the top 1% of U.S. News Media & World Report "Top Docs"

Theodore Schreiber, M.D., Specialist-In-Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Detroit Medical Center; President, DMC Cardiovascular Institute, is the...

Jul 20, 2011, 10:07 ET

U.S. News Ranks 5 Michigan Hospitals as "Most Connected" in U.S. -- and All 5 Are DMC

On the heels of Detroit Medical Center's (DMC) superior rankings by U.S. News Media & World Report's "Best Hospitals," that same publication...

Jul 19, 2011, 00:05 ET

DMC Hospitals Earn High Honors and Rank in 20 Specialties in Latest U.S. News Media & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings

DMC Harper University Hospital stands out with national recognition for 7th consecutive year The Detroit Medical Center is again taking high...

May 18, 2011, 10:10 ET

Detroit Medical Center to Receive Government Incentive Funding for Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records

Detroit Medical Center, one of the nation's most wired hospitals, announced today that it is among one of the first in the region to apply for...

Apr 06, 2011, 10:00 ET

Federal Research Team at DMC/WSU Publishes Major International Study Documenting Breakthrough in Preventing Premature Birth

"Hugely significant" findings released today in British journal will "change the practice of obstetrics," says Dr. Roberto Romero, Chief of the...

Apr 05, 2011, 17:44 ET

DMC Cardiovascular Institute First in Midwest to Implant New "Protecta" Defibrillator in a Cardiac Patient

State-of-the-art device for preventing potentially life-threatening heart arrhythmias will also greatly reduce incidence of "inappropriate shocks"...

Apr 03, 2011, 18:24 ET

Major New Study Shows Aortic Valve Replacement Via Catheter Produces Better Outcomes Than Traditional Open-Heart Surgery

A major new study presented today at the yearly scientific meeting of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in New Orleans shows conclusively...

Mar 29, 2011, 00:01 ET

Detroit Medical Center has More Hospitals and More High-Performing Specialties Than any Other Metro Detroit hospital in U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings

Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has four top ten hospitals and 29 High-Performing Specialties listed in U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best...

Mar 28, 2011, 10:48 ET

Detroit Medical Center Becomes First in Southeast Michigan to Study an Implantable Device, Designed to Reduce Patient Time to the ER and Improve Survival Rates From Heart Attack in High-Risk Patients

Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) announced its first implant of the AngelMed Guardian cardiac monitor and alert system....

Mar 24, 2011, 14:09 ET

Detroit Medical Center Launches a Powerful High-Tech Procedure to Reduce Risk of Amputation in Diabetic Patients

New DMC Cardiovascular Institute technique restores blood flow to lower limbs The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has...

Mar 22, 2011, 14:57 ET

Detroit Medical Center Is First in Michigan to Offer New Breakthrough Technology for Correcting Irregular Heartbeat

Another first for DMC Cardiovascular Institute The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) is the first healthcare provider...

Mar 03, 2011, 08:50 ET

DMC Harper-Hutzel Hospitals Unveil Most Advanced 'Smart Rooms!'

Hospital unveils template for the future of bedside patient care. Event showcases innovative patient unit with the region's most advanced "Smart...

Mar 01, 2011, 15:10 ET

DMC Cardiovascular Institute Becomes First in Michigan to Participate in CoreValve® Clinical Trial

Two patients who had severe aortic stenosis are "recovering well" – only days after the minimally invasive procedure The Detroit Medical...

Jan 04, 2011, 15:58 ET

Detroit Medical Center Kicking Off $300 Million in Projects With the Awarding of the First $60-70 Million

Detroit Medical Center (DMC) officials today made good on their promise to get right to work on hospital construction projects, announcing...

Dec 30, 2010, 10:37 ET

Detroit Medical Center and Vanguard Health Systems Expect to Close Deal Tomorrow

Vanguard to Expand and Upgrade the DMC Facilities after Closing Vanguard Health Systems, Inc.(Vanguard) and the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) are...

Oct 26, 2010, 17:15 ET

DMC and Vanguard to Extend Closing Date to Accommodate Government Approval Process; Announce Joint Venture to Expand Children's Hospital of Michigan

The DMC Board voted this afternoon to extend their definitive purchase agreement with Vanguard Health Systems through the end of the year, allowing...

Aug 30, 2010, 10:20 ET

Electronic Recordkeeping Boosts Patient Safety, Saves DMC More Than $5 Million - For Second Straight Year

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) achieved significant improvements in patient safety and quality of care, while also saving more than $5 million in...