Gov. Rick Snyder today proposed the expansion of Medicaid, saying it “makes sense for the physical and fiscal health of Michigan.”
A new report suggests that some of the fears about expanding Medicaid in Michigan seem to be misguided.
One local health care system has opted to sell and lease back one of its key facilities rather than continue to maintain the property itself.
Most doctors in Michigan have the ability to take more patients into their practices and would accept new Medicaid patients, according to survey data.
For all the talk of West Michigan becoming a hub for medical device manufacturing, Rose Technologies’ founder Todd Grimm said he doesn’t think the region has made it to that level just yet.
Data tucked into an annual Grand Valley State University glimpse at the health care system in West Michigan supports a simple notion for better controlling costs: prevention works
In forming a new psychiatry residency program, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services aims to provide a potential long-term local fix to a talent shortage that’s expected to worsen if left unaddressed.
Cash and success stories motivate people. Fear and punishment: not so much.
Data tucked into an annual Grand Valley State University glimpse at the health care system in West Michigan supports a simple notion for better controlling costs: prevention works.
Under a pilot program, Michigan Health Connect will electronically notify care managers and patients’ personal physicians when they are admitted to or discharged from a Spectrum Health hospital.
A new residency program planned by Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services aims to address a local shortage of psychiatrists.
The potential role of apps to improve the quality of health care is evidenced by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s willingness to put up $200,000 to reward app developers who come up with the best games.
As a serial entrepreneur in the tech industry, Keith Brophy has become intimately familiar with product-development processes for software, websites and apps. With his newest tech venture — an app for smartphones and tablet computers — he had to learn an entirely new product-development skill set: how clinical trials are run.
An American Medical Association report that again ranks Michigan’s health-insurance market as one of the least competitive in the nation provides even more fodder for argument between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its competitors.
Michigan’s health-insurance market remains one of the least competitive in the nation, according to an annual nationwide analysis by the American Medical Association.