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DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital

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DMC DETROIT RECEIVING HOSPITAL, Michigan’s first Level I Trauma Center, is an adult specialty hospital offering expertise in emergency medicine, complex trauma, critical care, neuroscience and gerontology. As the region’s leader in emergency medicine, Receiving’s emergency department treats more than 85,000 patients annually, and nearly 60% of Michigan’s emergency physicians are trained at Receiving. Detroit Receiving also features the state’s largest burn center, Michigan’s first hospital-based 24/7 hyperbaric oxygen therapy program, and Metro Detroit’s first certified primary stroke center.


  • Leapfrog Group Top Hospital for Safety and Quality (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011  and 2012)  and received all A's for safety in 2011 and 2012
  • MPRO Governor’s Award: Appropriate Care Measures Award, Emergency Department Award, Surgical Care Improvement Project Award, Computerized Physician Order Entry Level III, and the Bar Code Enabled Point-of-Care Level III. 2007
  • Joint Commission
    • Advanced Certification  - Primary Stroke Center
    • Advanced Certification - Center for Urologic Reconstruction 
    • Joint Commission awarded DRH for key quality measures, and extra distinction for:
      • advanced certification in stroke care (listed above) but also:
      • heart attack
      • heart failure
      • pneumonia
      • surgical care (SCIP)


  • American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines (GWTG-Stroke) Silver Performance Award (2009)


  • ANCC “Magnet Hospital” designation (2009)


  • Ranked # 15 in the Detroit Metro Area (2011/2012) for the following specialties:
    • Diabetes & Endocrinology                    
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology & Neurosurgery                                                                               
    • Pulmonology                                        
    • Urology           


  • US News & World Report’s Most Connected Hospitals—Stage 6 (2011)


  • Created free diabetes testing program in 2010 that has now been grant funded and expanded by the Southeast Michigan Beacon Community.