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13 Oct, 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...


02 Sep, 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'...


29 Jul, 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...


01 Apr, 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...


17 Jul, 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...


02 Jul, 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...


09 May, 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...


19 Apr, 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...


08 Jan, 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...


26 Sep, 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...


28 Jun, 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...


06 Jun, 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...


09 May, 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...


27 Mar, 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,...


17 Jan, 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...


19 Dec, 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...


14 Dec, 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)...


21 Nov, 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,...


06 Oct, 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...


15 Sep, 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...


05 Aug, 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...


20 Jul, 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...


19 Jul, 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...


18 May, 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...


06 Apr, 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...