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Sep 30, 2013, 12:40 ET

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community and Michigan Health Information Network to Cooperate on Expanded Service Offering

The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) and Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) today announced an agreement...

Sep 09, 2013, 10:48 ET

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community Patient Health Navigators Deliver Dramatic Results Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

 The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) recently announced positive results of surveys taken by patients with type 2 diabetes who...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:13 ET

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community Reports Positive Clinical Transformation Results

 The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) today announced that it has achieved six of seven target measures in the care of patients with...

Aug 26, 2013, 10:34 ET

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community and DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital Encouraged by 57% Drop in Emergency Department Recidivism

 With the assistance of the Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC), the Emergency Department at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital has...

Aug 21, 2013, 11:56 ET

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community to Integrate Laboratory Tests from Quest Diagnostics Into BeaconLink2Health Health Information Exchange

 The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) today announced that it has named Quest Diagnostics its first provider of diagnostic...

Nov 27, 2012, 10:57 ET
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Southeast Michigan Emergency Departments "Fighting D in the D"

As the prevalence and impact of diabetes continues to grow in Southeast Michigan, local hospital emergency departments are doing their part to...

May 07, 2012, 15:10 ET
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Southeast Michigan Beacon Community Recognized with Michigan Innovations in Health Care Award

 The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) was recently recognized with an Innovations in Health Care Award at the 2012 Champion of Hope...

Feb 22, 2012, 19:06 ET
The "Fighting D in the D" campaign supports txt4health, a personalized 14-week mobile health program, which will inform people about their risk of developing type 2 diabetes in Detroit and throughout Southeast Michigan.  (PRNewsFoto/Southeast Michigan Beacon Community)

U.S. Surgeon General Supports Detroit in Fight Against Diabetes

 In her advocacy for effective disease prevention and health promotion programs, U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., joined the...

Feb 21, 2012, 17:54 ET
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Southeast Michigan Beacon Community Establishes BeaconLink2Health, Groundbreaking Health Information Exchange in Southeast Michigan

The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) announced today that it has started implementation of BeaconLink2Health, an all-new Health...

Jul 13, 2011, 10:19 ET

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community Recruits 46 Primary Care Practices to Participate in Local Efforts

The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) today announced that it has recruited its baseline level of 46 primary care practices to...