- Michigan hospitals experienced 10,500 fewer readmissions in 2014 compared to 2013, saving more than $100 million in healthcare costs.
- Efforts to improve critical care medicine resulted in a 34 percent reduction in septic shock mortality from 2011 through 2014 and a 69 percent reduction in central-line-associated bloodstream infections from 2004 through 2014.
- Michigan hospitals reduced early elective births by 60 percent from 2010 through 2014, impacting approximately 2,900 births and resulting in healthier mothers and babies.
- Michigan hospitals reduced catheter use by 27 percent from 2012 through 2014 which lowers the risk of infection.
- A collaborative of 45 Michigan and Illinois hospitals launched to reduce opioid-related harm, improve appropriate pain management and decrease opioid use.
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Nov 10, 2019 at 8:20pm
As evidenced by some of the key findings listed below, the report reveals how Michigan hospitals are reducing harm and increasing the safety and quality of healthcare delivery throughout the state.