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Sunday Jul 6 | Medical News Today

Mortality of hemodialysis patients considerably reduced by antibiotic therapy

An antibiotic therapy known to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients has been shown for the first time to reduce mortality, according to a Henry Ford Health System study.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nephrology, Health

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Infection Control Today

Antibiotic Therapy Reduces Mortality by 68 Percent in Dialysis Patients

An antibiotic therapy known to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients has been shown for the first time to reduce mortality, according to a Henry Ford Health System study.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nephrology

Mon Jun 30, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Innovator namesake Henry Ford Health System stakes its future on health innovation

Henry Ford was perhaps one of the greatest innovators of his day. It would be hard to imagine the American automobile business without the fingerprints of Henry Ford.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Detroit, MI

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Newswise

Henry Ford Seeks Tinnitus Patients for Vagal Nerve Stimulation Clinical Trial

Henry Ford Health System, in collaboration with Wayne State University, is one of four sites worldwide involved in a clinical trial that will test a device that uses nervous system stimuli to rewire parts of the brain, in hopes of significantly reducing or removing tinnitus, a chronic ringing of the head or ears that affects more than 50 million ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Wayne State University, Audiology

Mon Jun 23, 2014

MLive.com

Invisible and often deadly healthcare-related infections: Metro...

Infections related to medical care are an uneasy subject for anyone who has been affected, from those who have lost loved ones, to survivors of infections who endured extreme physical duress, and to the health systems that sometimes find themselves subjects of medical malpractice lawsuit as a result of them.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Medicaid, Health

Thu Jun 19, 2014

HIV and Hepatitis

Antiviral Treatment for Hepatitis B Lowers Risk of Liver Cancer

Antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis B virus infection can reduce the risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma , even among people with high HBV viral load, according to research described in the May 2014 edition of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jun 17, 2014

EurekAlert!

$2.4 million NIH center grant to develop a cleaner, healthier environment in Detroit

With over $2.4 million in new federal funding, Wayne State University researchers, regional collaborators at Henry Ford Health System, the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, and community partners will study how exposures to stressors that are prevalent in the urban industrialized environment - both chemical and non-chemical - ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wayne State University, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Michigan State University, National Institutes of Health, Biotech

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Detroit Startups: Low Costs, High Incentives

June 13--Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said Thursday that the second half of his first year in office will focus on attracting and supporting businesses and entrepreneurs to set up shop in a city suffering from decades of disinvestment.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Wayne State University, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Fetter Health operations director named

Allen completed her Administrative Fellowship in Healthcare Administration at Henry Ford Health System.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Charleston, SC, University of South Carolina

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Newswise

African Americans Respond Better to First-Line Diabetes Drug Than Whites

Washington, DC- African Americans taking the diabetes drug metformin saw greater improvements in their blood sugar control than white individuals who were prescribed the same medication, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, African-American, Metformin (generic), Glucophage, Endocrinology, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Henry Ford Health System suffered small operations loss last year

CEO Nancy Schlichting said Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit experienced a significant decrease in patient admissions last year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Detroit, MI, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

Detroit Free Press

Tom Walsh: Duggan taps Schlichting to chair innovation-district strategy group

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan plans to announce today that Nancy Schlichting, CEO of the Henry Ford Health System, will head a new working group to explore how creating an innovation district can accelerate job growth and entrepreneurship in the city.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, College for Creative Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

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