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Mercy Health names new president in Muskegon

Written by | Monday, 30 December 2013 14:10 |

Greg Loomis will remain at the helm at Mercy Health in Muskegon. The regional health system today named Loomis as president of Mercy Health Muskegon. 

In West Michigan energy news, Chart House Energy LLC, a company that provides sustainable, on-site energy generation systems, recently signed a one-year lease with Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center for incubator space.

Plans for $48.7 million in renovations at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s main hospital campus in Grand Rapids earned the backing today of the Alliance for Health.

Plans for $48.7 million in renovations at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s main hospital campus in Grand Rapids go before a review panel of the Alliance for Health scheduled for tomorrow.

New taxes and fees that kick in with the new year have employers seeing higher health insurance premiums for policies that renew on Jan. 1. That’s on top of what they would have paid in annual cost increases for those policies.

Already much more than just a place to fill prescriptions, the pharmacy could become an accessible, one-stop center in the delivery of basic health care services.

A new medical outpatient center going up near Rockford will give Mercy Health Saint Mary's a larger presence in northern Kent County.

Stepping into a debate that often pits the haves against the have-nots, Michigan legislators plan to investigate whether Michigan’s health care certificate-of-need regulations work as intended or need to be changed.

New technology being researched and developed in Michigan could help predict stresses or fractures in subjects ranging from bones to bridges.

Recent collaborations among Michigan hospitals to improve quality and patient safety continued to pay dividends in the last two years.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s latest push to improve cost and quality targets variations across the state in how hospitals provide certain care.

Faster-than-expected growth has Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital now planning to increase bed capacity as it undergoes a $66.8 million expansion and renovation.

The East Hills and Orchard Hills athletic clubs could soon be under new ownership.

A survey from a Grand Rapids accounting firm shows some medical device makers still aren’t quite sure how a federal excise tax imposed this year will affect their business.

Merging into a sister company would allow a Grand Rapids-based provider of physical therapy to drive further growth and, if needed, sell shares publicly to support entry into several new markets across the country.

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