Accumen and Detroit Medical Center Partner to Improve Patient Outcomes and Deliver Enhanced Quality of Care
Detroit Medical Center and Accumen launch partnership for comprehensive patient blood management
SAN DIEGO, CA January 4, 2017 – Accumen Inc. is pleased to announce its newest partnership with Detroit Medical Center (DMC) in a three-year, multi-facility engagement that will create world-class opportunities for improving patient outcomes, enhancing quality of care, and optimizing cost efficiency through comprehensive patient blood management (PBM).
DMC is the largest healthcare provider in southeast Michigan and serves more than 3,000 affiliated physicians in five hospitals in the Detroit market. With a record of medical expertise and service that includes founding Children’s Hospital in 1886 to the creation of the first mechanical heart more than 50 years ago, DMC has built a reputation for delivering excellence in clinical care, healthcare research, and medical education. This legacy of caring has earned DMC dozens of awards and recognition for its top doctors, expert surgeons, and medical specialists.
As partners, Accumen and DMC will continue to pursue the mission of enabling people to lead healthier and happier lives. Using a patient-centric approach, Accumen’s PBM program drives better patient outcomes, utilizes less blood, and reduces overall blood spend to align physicians, the health system, and blood provider objectives and expectations. Both organizations are tirelessly pursuing better results for patients to create healthier communities.
“DMC is committed to its mission of providing high quality of care in cost-effective manner, and this is reflected in the progress made with their patient blood management efforts. Accumen is excited to partner with them to build upon their success and accelerate the implementation of a truly world-class, comprehensive patient blood management program that will yield even greater improvements in patient safety, quality of care, and cost savings across the system,” says John Thomas, Vice President and General Manager for Accumen.
Every year, hospitals and health systems spend more than 30 billion dollars on blood acquisition and transfusion-associated costs while addressing a growing demand for population health and personalized care. For more information on comprehensive patient blood management or Accumen, please visit Accumen.com.
Accumen Inc. (along with its subsidiary, Chi Solutions Inc.), is a leading healthcare transformation company that provides end-to-end services and laboratory solutions in consulting, execution, utilization, and outreach support. By partnering with hospital and health system laboratories, we set new standards of performance in clinical laboratory management—driving higher quality, patient safety, better service, and unprecedented value. Accumen and Chi deliver results in laboratory operations, outreach, and patient blood management using a proven blueprint, innovative approach, and insight-driven proprietary technology to create healthier labs, healthier hospitals, and ultimately, healthier communities.
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