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    Full report: Detroit Medical Center dirty instruments probe

    Full report: Detroit Medical Center dirty instruments probeDetroit News investigates dirty surgical instruments being used at the Midtown hospitals of the Detroit Medical Center.
    • News
    • 4 months ago
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    Dirty, missing instruments plague DMC surgeries

    Dirty, missing instruments plague DMC surgeriesReports, emails show years-long problem putting patients at risk
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    • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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    DMC passes new inspection in surgical instruments case

    DMC passes new inspection in surgical instruments caseDMC passed a surprise inspection of its sterilization facilities and no longer violates the state health code.
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    • 1 week, 3 days ago
    Detroit

    Full coverage: The USS Detroit

    Full coverage: The USS DetroitThe new USS Detroit, a $440M highly adaptable combat vessel, drops anchor in name city
    • Detroit
    • 3 months ago
    Nation

    A dangerous, desperate journey

    A dangerous, desperate journeyA granddaughter traces her family's flight from Nazi Germany; sidewalk plaques will honor Holocaust victims
    • Nation
    • 1 year, 1 month ago
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    Hardships boost asthma rate for Detroit kids

    Hardships boost asthma rate for Detroit kidsHighest asthma toll among big cities tied to stress, which can spur health, learning problems
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    • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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    Foreclosures fuel Detroit blight, cost city $500 million

    Foreclosures fuel Detroit blight, cost city $500 millionRisky loans contribute to swaths of empty homes, lost tax revenue
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    • 1 year, 6 months ago
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    Series: Detroit's foreclosure meltdown

    Series: Detroit's foreclosure meltdownVast number of abandoned homes costs city $500 million, leaves wake of squatters, arson
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    • 1 year, 4 months ago
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    The Phantom and the Fugitive: Cross-country drug caper

    The Phantom and the Fugitive: Cross-country drug caperMystery leasing of luxe sedan paves way to celeb-studded L.A.-Michigan drug probe
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    • 1 year, 4 months ago
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    Detroit News series: Arson in Detroit

    Detroit News series: Arson in DetroitFire epidemic destroys neighborhoods, costs the city millions
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    • 1 year, 11 months ago
    Business

    DMC layoffs don’t include sterilization facility

    DMC layoffs don’t include sterilization facilityDMC officials confirm the health system will immediately eliminate nearly 1 percent of its workforce
    • Business
    • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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    Emails: DMC probe head iffy on staff’s expertise

    Emails: DMC probe head iffy on staff’s expertiseReleases shed light on early days of investigation prompted by News series on sanitary issues with surgical instruments
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    • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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    FDA weighs rules for surgical instrument repair

    FDA weighs rules for surgical instrument repairFor years, hospitals have cut costs by refurbishing surgical tools. Some say that’s risky and want FDA action
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    • 2 months ago
    Detroit

    DMC avoids loss of federal funding

    DMC avoids loss of federal fundingCenters for Medicare and Medicaid Services notified the hospital system it found no deficiencies during probes
    • Detroit
    • 2 months, 1 week ago
    Detroit

    DMC cops sue for $1M, say cuts make them unsafe

    DMC cops sue for $1M, say cuts make them unsafeThree DMC officers sue hospital system, allege retaliation for filing workplace violence complaint
    • Detroit
    • 3 months ago
    Detroit

    USS Detroit has long, storied history

    USS Detroit has long, storied historyThe 6 vessels bearing Detroit’s name haven’t been the flashiest, but for the most part, they have been fighters
    • Detroit
    • 3 months ago
    Detroit

    USS Detroit: A new breed of ship for U.S. Navy

    USS Detroit: A new breed of ship for U.S. Navy$440M highly adaptable combat vessel to drop anchor in namesake city
    • Detroit
    • 3 months ago
    Detroit

    DMC submits plan to state to fix dirty instrument woes

    DMC submits plan to state to fix dirty instrument woesThe Detroit Medical Center on Tuesday submitted a plan to state regulators to fix multiple problems sterilizing surgical instruments.
    • Detroit
    • 3 months ago
    Detroit

    State House hopeful: Suspend DMC’s tax credits

    State House hopeful: Suspend DMC’s tax creditsCandidate wants to create legislation to suspend tax credits for businesses that create severe public health risks.
    • Detroit
    • 3 months ago
    Detroit

    Infographic: The latest USS Detroit

    Infographic: The latest USS DetroitNew Freedom-class littoral combat ship powered along the Great Lakes to arrive early Friday afternoon
    • Detroit
    • 3 months, 1 week ago
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    Feds’ DMC funding threat worries Detroit leaders

    Feds’ DMC funding threat worries Detroit leadersFrom 2000-15, 233 U.S. hospitals were threatened with funding termination; only 13 of those hospitals were terminated
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    • 3 months, 1 week ago
    Detroit

    DMC, state agree to monitor for instrument woes

    DMC, state agree to monitor for instrument woesThe state and Detroit Medical Center agreed to bring in a third party to monitor their cleaning of surgical instruments.
    • Detroit
    • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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    DMC to sit on fed probe results

    DMC to sit on fed probe resultsFeds barred from releasing results until the DMC responds or in 30 days, whichever comes first
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    • 4 months ago
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    DMC dirty instruments escaped '15 probe, records show

    DMC dirty instruments escaped '15 probe, records showIssues with the delivery, cleaning of surgical instruments were occurring amid 2015, state inspections
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    • 4 months ago
    Detroit

    State probe: Lax training at DMC violates health codes

    State probe: Lax training at DMC violates health codesInvestigators said sterilization technicians weren’t properly trained and didn’t work with operating room personnel
    • Detroit
    • 4 months, 1 week ago
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    Union boss: Cost cuts to blame for dirty DMC tools

    Union boss: Cost cuts to blame for dirty DMC toolsAFSCME leader claims the Detroit Medical Center has refused fixes to dirty instrument problem because they cost money
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    • 4 months, 1 week ago
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    Lawyers: No recourse for DMC dirty instrument patients

    Lawyers: No recourse for DMC dirty instrument patientsCost, difficulty to bring medical malpractice cases in Michigan may limit those who believe they suffer after surgeries
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    • 4 months, 1 week ago