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|DMC Names DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital CEO
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has appointed Reginald J. Eadie, M.D., to serve as DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital (DRH) CEO. Dr. Eadie, a board certified emergency medicine physician and current CEO of DMC Harper-Hutzel Hospital, will assume his new, expanded role upon the retirement of Dr. Iris Taylor March 27.
|Students bring the healing power of art to the new Children’s Hospital of Michigan – Troy, David K. Page Building
At the Children's Hospital of Michigan, part of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), art is an important tool to engage and distract patients and their families and to help them cope with the stress and anxiety related to visiting the hospital. Eighteen (18) schools within Oakland and Northern Macomb Counties will be helping to create an enhanced healing environment within the new facility, with artwork. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan – Troy, David K. Page Building, located at 350 W. Big Beaver Road, is slated to open by year-end.
|Pioneering Study Shows A Gene-Linked Heart Muscle Disease That Causes Sudden Cardiac Death in Children can be Ameliorated or Prevented with a New Drug Therapy
A recently published study with major implications for ameliorating or preventing gene-triggered hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a chronic form of heart muscle disease characterized by abnormal thickening and enlargement of the heart muscle that may also interfere with the function of the heart, suggests that pediatric cardiologists may soon be able to use drug therapy to block the onset of these abnormalities.
|DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and Commerce Elementary host
The Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital (HVSH), in an effort to encourage health advocacy in local children, will partner with Commerce Elementary School to educate more than 650 children on topics ranging from physical fitness and cardiovascular health to making healthy nutrition choices.
|DMC/WSU Name New Leadership in Obstetrics/Gynecology
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Wayne State University (WSU) announced today that Robert A. Welch, M.D., will become DMC and WSU’s vice chair of DMC Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) Clinical Operations – WSU chief and division director of Maternal Fetal Medicine, effective Feb. 1.
|Breakthrough Research Finding Could Spare Kids with Bone Infections The Rigors of IV Antibiotics
After reviewing the histories of more than 2,000 American children who were treated with antibiotics for bone infections, a national team of pediatric researchers has come up with a surprising finding that could change the way kids receive the drugs in the future.
|New Study Publishes on Most Effective Treatment for Newborn Asphyxia Injury
Led by a nationally recognized pediatric researcher at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Wayne State University on the treatment of injuries caused by oxygen deprivation (“hypoxia”) during birth, a newly published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has for the first time determined the safest temperature and duration for body-cooling (“hypothermia”) of newborns in order to minimize the injuries during the first few days of life.
|DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital CEO to Retire
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced today that after 40 years of dedicated service, DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital CEO Iris Taylor, PhD, RN will retire, effective March 27.
|Children’s Hospital of Michigan Trauma Researcher Publishes Major Study on Causes of Brain Injury in Children
An exhaustive analysis of data from more than 40,000 cases of brain trauma in U.S. children – published by the authoritative New England Journal of Medicine – provides convincing evidence that protecting kids in advance from head injuries is the key to reducing their severity.
|Children’s Hospital of Michigan Implements Visitation Restriction
Like many hospitals throughout the Midwest, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center has experienced an influx of patients with seasonal flu.