Enrolling Detroiters in the My Healthy Michigan Plan

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Yesterday, our in-house Certified Application Counselors at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital successfully enrolled local Detroiters in the My Healthy Michigan Plan, the state’s new, expanded Medicaid program that begins April 1. If you or someone you know is interested in enrolling, call (888) DMC-2500 or visit www.dmc.org/pathtohealth for more information or to make an appointment. The DMC is also hosting an enrollment event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 26 at Cass Technical High School.

SGH donates money to victims of apartment fire



We are pleased to report, as a result of the generosity of DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital employees, we have collected a total of $1,657.75 to donate to the victims of the Jason Manor Apartment fire.As you know, eight victims of the tragic fire were treated at Sinai-Grace and our employees, struck by the enormity of the loss these individuals suffered, decided to set up a collection for them, in an effort to provide them with hope and healing beyond our medical care.

We are humbled by the response you’ve shown and appreciate your generosity.

“My instincts kicked right in, I didn’t hesitate.”

1524814_10152126943319219_270027824_nAlisha Noel, RN, a nurse educator at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, was working out at her local gym last week when she saved a man’s life.

Noel sprang to action when she noticed a commotion in one of the racquetball rooms. A man was lying on the ground, unresponsive, without a pulse. Noel immediately began performing CPR and did so for five minutes, ultimately using the automated external defibrillator. The man came to just before EMS arrived on the scene and transported him to the hospital. Noel, who has worked at Sinai-Grace for 17 years, said it was the first time she’d encountered a situation like this while off-the-clock.

“My instincts kicked right in,” she said. “I didn’t hesitate.”

Noel has since been in contact with the victim, who is doing fine and will be released from the hospital today. He was grateful she was there and wants to meet her in person to show his appreciation.

“I’m so happy he’s doing well,” Noel said.

Join us in congratulating Noel for her heroic efforts in and out of the hospital.

Seeing cancer with blue light

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Seeing cancer in a whole new light — literally. A brand new technique used at DMC Sinai-Grace hospital is helping doctors to find hidden cancers and remove them.

You can see video of WDIV Local 4’s Dr. Frank McGeorge interviewing DMC’s Dr. Ranko Miocinovic about Blue Light Cystoscopy by clicking on this link: Seeing cancer with blue light.

More Than Medicine

Patients want to feel special and to know that we care about them as a person, not just a patient. They want to know we care about what is going on in their life. At the DMC we want to be about more than medicine, we want to make a patient feel good as a person too.

Celebrating a patient’s birthday by surprising them with a balloon and card not only affects the person receiving it, but it also brings a smile to the face of others who witness it. I’m very proud to be a part of this video.

I Have A Feeling

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Dr Eadie’s Sinai-Grace Hospital Emergency Department Grand Opening Speech
January 31, 2014 10:00am

238 years ago, the Declaration of Independence was signed stating: WE ALL have the inalienable right to LIFE.

11 years later, the preamble of our constitution was written as:

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, and promote the general Welfare – and that Detroit…. suggests that Healthy living for all is a right! NOT A PRIVILEDGE!

Yet, 173 long years after that, the Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr was heard saying:

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”

But today I smile. I smile for our Forefathers,
I smile for Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr,
I smile for this Community
And I smile for our physicians at Sinai-Grace Hospital

I have a feeling today!

I have a feeling this morning, Detroit!

I have a feeling that the ideals of our forefathers are finally being addressed,
I have a feeling!
I have a feeling that the dreams of Dr Martin Luther King Jr are finally coming true,
I have a feeling!
I have a feeling the healthcare needs of this community are finally being met,
I HAVE A FEELING THIS MORNING!

This feeling is that the emergency room physicians that work at this great institution will FINALLY have the space and technology they need to continue to provide the high quality and safe care they have done for years with very little, I have a feeling!

I have a feeling and this feeling feels very very very good!

I have a feeling that with the passing of the Affordable Care Act, and the Governor agreeing to the expansion of healthcare in Michigan, WE are getting closer to the PROMISED LAND.

Because, WE, the people of the Detroit Medical Center-Sinai-Grace hospital, believe that in order to form a more perfect Detroit- WE, MUST DO OUR PART TO PROMOTE THE GENERAL WELFARE OF THIS GREAT CITY

Under the direction of Justice Conrad Mallett, I have a feeling that WE will now be able to provide navigators to connect the uninsured … with insurance.

In partnership with the county, Mayor Duggan and spiritual leaders like Pastor Solomon Kinloch, WE, will go to the churches, go to the schools and go out into the community and prove this land to not only be the land of the free and the home of the brave, but as a land free without unnecessary death and diseases like obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and heart attacks.

I have a feeling!

I have a feeling that under the leadership of Joe Mullany, WE, will maintain an unwavering commitment to the largest city in the state of Michigan.

Settled in 1701, We were here before the declaration of independence was signed and before the construct of the preamble of the constitution and with the right to LIFE and the promotion GENERAL WELFARE,WE will be here living longer and healthier lives.

I have a feeling!

That today symbolizes the end to the over crowdedness of our emergency department
Today symbolizes the end to less than ideal patient privacy
Today symbolizes the end for Detroiters to have to leave this neighborhood in order to experience a state-of-the art emergency department with continued high quality and safe care

AND BECAUSE YOU DESERVE MORE DETROIT-

We now have special treatment rooms for our pediatric and aging community

And, there are still more improvements to come:

  • Like our new Intensive Care Units
  • A new radiology department
  • And a new main entrance and front lobby

Detroit, WE, the people of the DMC have always and will always be here for you!