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WJR Special Correspondent Dick Haefner examines the latest innovations in our healthcare industry, with focus on how these advances are impacting Michigan's citizens and economy.

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WJR Special Correspondent Dick Haefner examines the latest innovations in our healthcare industry, with focus on how these advances are impacting Michigan's citizens and economy.

    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Village of ORC (Part 2)

    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Village of ORC (Part 2)

    June 27, 2022 ~ The "Village Of ORC" enables Oxford Recovery Center in Brighton to expand therapy programs for autism and other developmental disabilities. The indoor village has stores and shops, a hair salon, café, dentist office, food training kitchen, police station, and an indoor street complete with traffic light and curbs. It's open to the public. Oxford Recovery Center says a real functioning village enhances the effectiveness of it's wide range of therapy programs.

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    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Village of ORC (Part 3)

    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Village of ORC (Part 3)

    June 27, 2022 ~ The "Village Of ORC" enables Oxford Recovery Center in Brighton to expand therapy programs for autism and other developmental disabilities. The indoor village has stores and shops, a hair salon, café, dentist office, food training kitchen, police station, and an indoor street complete with traffic light and curbs. It's open to the public. Oxford Recovery Center says a real functioning village enhances the effectiveness of it's wide range of therapy programs.

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    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Village of ORC (Part 1)

    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Village of ORC (Part 1)

    June 27, 2022 ~ The "Village Of ORC" enables Oxford Recovery Center in Brighton to expand therapy programs for autism and other developmental disabilities. The indoor village has stores and shops, a hair salon, café, dentist office, food training kitchen, police station, and an indoor street complete with traffic light and curbs. It's open to the public. Oxford Recovery Center says a real functioning village enhances the effectiveness of it's wide range of therapy programs.

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    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Robotic Bypass Surgery (Part 1)

    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Robotic Bypass Surgery (Part 1)

    June 6, 2022 ~ Reports describe a rare but growing type of heart bypass surgery: robotic bypass which eliminates the need to break the breastbone. No more cutting the chest in half for open heart bypass surgery. The reports feature a pioneer in this surgery: Detroit Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Raed M Alnajjar, who is one of the few in the US who performs the procedure, and is working to make it available to all patients who need heart bypass.

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    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Robotic Bypass Surgery (Part 3)

    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Robotic Bypass Surgery (Part 3)

    June 6, 2022 ~ Reports describe a rare but growing type of heart bypass surgery: robotic bypass which eliminates the need to break the breastbone. No more cutting the chest in half for open heart bypass surgery. The reports feature a pioneer in this surgery: Detroit Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Raed M Alnajjar, who is one of the few in the US who performs the procedure, and is working to make it available to all patients who need heart bypass.

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    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Robotic Bypass Surgery (Part 4)

    HealthWatch with Dick Haefner ~ Robotic Bypass Surgery (Part 4)

    June 6, 2022 ~ Reports describe a rare but growing type of heart bypass surgery: robotic bypass which eliminates the need to break the breastbone. No more cutting the chest in half for open heart bypass surgery. The reports feature a pioneer in this surgery: Detroit Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Raed M Alnajjar, who is one of the few in the US who performs the procedure, and is working to make it available to all patients who need heart bypass.

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