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St. Joseph Mercy Health System to Install Palm-Scanning Patient Registration Technology

In an effort to streamline patient registration, St. Joseph Mercy Health System is installing a biometric palm-scanning technology called PatientSecure in all five of its southeast Michigan locations.

Detroit Audio Lab to Launch Audio Speaker Line Made from Abandoned Building Materials

Detroit Audio Lab, an audio equipment startup, is set to launch a line of handcrafted premium speakers and audio gear called Made From Detroit, which will be manufactured using wood from abandoned properties in the city.

GM Third Quarter Auto Sales Up 10.3%, FCA Remains Steady Year-Over-Year

Detroit-based General Motors Co. has reported global net revenue of $42.8 billion for the third quarter of 2016, marking a 10.3 percent year-over-year growth, while Auburn Hills-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Group saw global net revenue of $29.17 billion, which is in line with its Q3 2015 results.

Michigan Strategic Fund Approves Business Expansions Expected to Invest $80.7M

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved support for two business expansions that are expected to generate $80.7 million in total investment and create 89 jobs in the state.

USS Detroit Kicks off Commissioning with Weeklong Activities

The USS Detroit, a freedom-class littoral Navy combat ship, is arriving in Detroit today, kicking off a list of weeklong activities in the city and Windsor, Ontario. The commissioning was originally scheduled for September, but was delayed until this month.

Shain Park Realtors Expanding Birmingham Office

Shain Park Realtors, a full service real estate brokerage firm serving Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties, is in the process of expanding its office in downtown Birmingham.

3-Dimensional Services Group Expanding Lapeer Location

Rochester Hills-based metal stamping service company 3-Dimensional Services Group is expanding one of its affiliated companies, Urgent Design and Manufacturing in Lapeer. The expansion and related equipment will result in an eventual investment approaching $10 million.

Detroit-based Rossetti Designs New Washington D.C. Sports Arena

Detroit-based architectural design firm Rossetti has unveiled the concept for its latest project, a sports and entertainment arena in Washington D.C., which will serve as the first facility solely dedicated to the Women’s National Basketball Association.

Develop Detroit Acquires First Two Properties

Develop Detroit, a new Detroit-based nonprofit development firm, has acquired its first two properties, the Marwood Apartments in New Center and Midtown Square in Midtown.

University of Maryland Launches Suicide Campaign for Men in Michigan

Partnering with mental health programs Screening for Mental Health and Man Therapy, the University of Maryland School of Social Work has launched a new website — healthymenmichigan.org — as part of a statewide campaign to prevent suicide in middle-aged Michigan men.