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Oct 13, 2014, 13:50 ET DMC Heart Hospital First in U.S. to Use New Device to Treat Vascular Disease

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) today announced Drs. Theodore Schreiber and Mahir Elder and are first in the country to use the Lutonix ® 035...


Sep 02, 2014, 09:18 ET Detroit Medical Center Awarded National Health Care Innovation Award

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected to receive an award of $9,966,608 as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services'...


Jul 29, 2014, 14:29 ET Detroit Medical Center Opens DMC Heart Hospital

 The Detroit Medical Center will open its new Heart Hospital on August 4. The $78 million, state-of-the-art facility will offer patients...


Apr 01, 2014, 12:24 ET Detroit Medical Center First in Midwest to Use New Technology for Treating Coronary Artery Disease

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is the first in the Midwest to use a new, state-of-the-art system for treating Coronary Artery Disease...


Feb 26, 2014, 14:00 ET DMC Cardiovascular Institute Announces First Use of Miniature Cardiac Monitor

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced that it is one of the first hospitals in the world to implant the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable...


Feb 26, 2014, 12:18 ET Detroit Medical Center and Medical Weight Loss Clinic Partner to Offer Comprehensive Weight Loss Services

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is now the exclusive surgical weight loss partner of Medical Weight Loss Clinic and the Medical Weight Loss Clinic...


Jul 17, 2013, 04:00 ET DMC Harper University Hospital Dialysis Access Center Introduces A Safer, Longer-Lasting Approach to "Vascular Graft" Procedure

Pioneering kidney program becomes one of only ten healthcare centers in the nation to make less invasive, FDA-approved "Flixene IFG" graft...


Jul 02, 2013, 12:32 ET DMC Harper Hospital's Bariatric Medicine Program Wins Fourth Straight Accreditation from Joint Commission

Pioneering approach to helping patients overcome morbid obesity – a major cause of diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure – earns...


May 09, 2013, 12:19 ET Four DMC Hospitals Earn Top Grades from the 2013 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores - Again!

Excellence in key performance areas and grade of "A" for hospital safety pushed these hospitals to the top      Four...


Apr 19, 2013, 07:00 ET DMC Harper Hospital Kidney Transplant Program Reaches Out to Serve Detroit's Urban Population

Multidisciplinary approach to transplant therapy gives chronic kidney disease sufferers "a new chance at life" – while currently serving...


Jan 08, 2013, 14:25 ET DMC Heart Care Specialists Are First in Midwest to Implement "Robotic-Assisted" Revascularization to Relieve Arterial Blockages

Major breakthrough at DMC Cardiovascular Institute will revolutionize treatment for heart patients with coronary blood-flow disorders, says CVI...


Sep 26, 2012, 15:38 ET DMC Cardiologists are first in U.S. to use new catheter-based "Impella CP" 4.0-liter heart pump during heart artery repair

Breakthrough heart-assist technique, led by Cardiovascular Institute heart specialist Dr. Theodore Schreiber, underlines DMC role as national...


Jun 28, 2012, 09:56 ET DMC Takes Another Big Step Toward the Future of Healthcare, Buys HMO

DMC Signs an Agreement to Purchase ProCare Health Plan, Inc.  Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced today that it has signed...


Jun 06, 2012, 12:39 ET DMC Gets Perfect Score in Leapfrog Group's Safety Score Rankings

Newly Released Leapfrog Rankings Give DMC Detroit Receiving, DMC Harper/Hutzel, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai, and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospitals all A's in...


May 30, 2012, 17:02 ET WSU/DMC Physician Publishes Breakthrough Study On Benefits Over Time of "Cooling Blanket" Treatment on Oxygen-Deprived Newborns

"Significant" findings, document how use of "whole-body hypothermia" technique at birth protected oxygen-deprived newborns from death and mental...


May 09, 2012, 08:09 ET DMC Cardiovascular Institute participates in Avinger's CONNECT II Global Clinical Trial

Clinical Trial will give physicians access to a sophisticated new imaging technology tool to fight Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)  DMC...


Apr 18, 2012, 14:02 ET NIH research team housed at DMC/WSU publishes major study demonstrating that there is a window of opportunity to prevent cerebral palsy

Findings released "indicate that it is possible to identify neuroinflammation at the time of birth and to treat it using anti-inflammatory...


Mar 27, 2012, 12:08 ET DMC Cardiovascular Institute is First in Michigan to Participate in Clinical Trial for Treating Heart Failure

In an effort toward the research and development of new and potentially breakthrough treatment options for patients with congestive heart failure,...


Jan 17, 2012, 10:00 ET DMC Launches "A New Era" in Cardiac Care With Groundbreaking for New Heart Hospital

$108 million, five-story cardiology complex and parking structure, unique in Michigan, will provide state-of-the-art facilities for cardiac...


Dec 19, 2011, 13:05 ET DMC Selected as National "Pioneer" in Medicare's Innovative New "Accountable Care" Health Initiative

One of Only 32 Medical Organizations Chosen Nationwide, Detroit-Based Hospital Group Will Help Lead Trailblazing Effort to Greatly Improve Medical...


Dec 14, 2011, 10:00 ET Major New International Study Shows the Effectiveness and Safety of Vaginal Progesterone in the Prevention of Preterm Birth

A team of investigators of the National Institutes of Health housed at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Wayne State University (WSU)...


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...