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Displaying items tagged: Mercy Health

Sunday, 24 April 2022 18:49

MiBiz Growth Report: April 25, 2022

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 11, 2022.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:31

MiBiz Growth Report: April 11, 2022

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 11, 2022.

Published in Economic Development
Monday, 04 April 2022 17:15

MiBiz on WOOD-TV8: North Ottawa Community Health System, Trinity Health discussing merger

Executives at North Ottawa Community Health System and Trinity Health, the Livonia-based parent company of Mercy Health, have signed a non-binding letter of intent to explore the potential of a merger between the two systems.

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Monday, 28 March 2022 14:34

North Ottawa Community Health System, Trinity Health in merger talks

GRAND HAVEN —  North Ottawa Community Health System would become part of Trinity Health, the parent company of Mercy Health in West Michigan, if the two are able to finalize a merger agreement that was announced today.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 27 March 2022 18:02

MiBiz Growth Report: March 28, 2022

Recruitment platform Job.com has acquired QCI Healthcare Staffing, a Grand Rapids-based health care staffing agency. The deal was the fourth staffing agency acquisition by Job.com, which seeks to acquire small to medium-sized staffing agencies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 27 March 2022 18:08

Bills could help small hospitals partner with larger systems as pandemic stresses operations

State legislation drafted to streamline North Ottawa Community Health System’s ability to pursue a merger with a larger health system also could affect several other community hospitals across Michigan.

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Sunday, 27 March 2022 18:40

‘A BIG DEAL’: Backed by Michigan investors, generic drug maker aims to disrupt insulin market

Legislation proposed in Congress would cap customers’ monthly out-of-pocket cost for insulin at $35, an idea President Joe Biden supported in his recent State of the Union address.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 22 March 2022 17:46

Administrative law judge rules in favor of Mercy Health, affiliate’s plan for Kent County psychiatric facility

Mercy Health and a Pennsylvania operator of psychiatric hospitals could get final approval soon to build a new inpatient facility in Kent County.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 02 January 2022 19:00

MiBiz Growth Report: January 3, 2022

Here's the MiBiz growth report for January 3, 2022.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 21 December 2021 16:37

MiBiz on WOOD-TV8: Mercy Health, Network180 partner on new behavioral health clinic

GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health and behavioral health care provider Network180 are partnering to open a new Behavioral Health Crisis Center in Grand Rapids next year.

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Friday, 17 December 2021 13:54

Mercy Health, Network180 partner on new Behavioral Health Crisis Center in GR

GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health and behavioral health care provider Network180 plan to open a crisis center next year in Grand Rapids for people who need immediate care.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 24 November 2021 15:35

Department of Defense to dispatch medical teams to GR, Detroit hospitals amid COVID-19 surge

The federal government will dispatch military medical teams to Grand Rapids and the Detroit area next week to support hospitals overwhelmed with patients.

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Tuesday, 12 October 2021 12:08

TowerPinkster to acquire Indiana-based architectural firm to expand reach

TowerPinkster and Indiana-based Kovert Hawkins Architects Inc. are merging to create a more geographically diverse design firm, the companies announced today.

Sunday, 10 October 2021 17:15

Health systems build capacity for ‘rapidly growing’ mental health needs

The number of people going to Holland Hospital’s emergency room with a mental health condition grew 50 percent from 2010 to 2017.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 29 August 2021 18:05

Biersack named Mercy Health Saint Mary’s president amid new partnerships, staff COVID-19 fatigue

GRAND RAPIDS — Dr. Matt Biersack brings deep roots with Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to his role as president.

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Wednesday, 28 July 2021 16:48

Spectrum, Ascension to require workforce COVID-19 vaccines

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health will require COVID-19 vaccinations of employees, students, volunteers and contractors, although not until the vaccines are fully approved by federal regulators.

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Monday, 26 July 2021 15:45

Metro Health, Mercy Health finalize agreement for new open-heart surgery program

WYOMING — Metro Health-University of Michigan Health and Mercy Health have finalized a joint operating agreement to partner on heart care.

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Sunday, 18 July 2021 17:36

Planned Mercy Health psych hospital comes after partner paid $122M settlement

The Pennsylvania corporation that Mercy Health partnered with to develop a new Kent County psychiatric hospital paid $122 million a year ago to settle allegations of poor patient care and fraudulent billing to Medicaid and Medicare.

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Thursday, 08 July 2021 15:27

Mercy Health parent corporation to mandate COVID-19 vaccine among employees

Trinity Health, the parent corporation of Mercy Health in West Michigan, will require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Tuesday, 29 June 2021 16:55

Metro Health — University of Michigan Health renamed to University of Michigan Health-West

WYOMING — Metro Health — University of Michigan Health has been renamed to University of Michigan Health-West in what health system officials say is a “natural next step” that will help “fulfill our destiny.”

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Sunday, 20 June 2021 18:20

Spectrum, Beaumont follow health consolidation trend

The proposed merger between Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health could add fuel to the years-long trend of consolidation in the health care industry.

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Sunday, 06 June 2021 17:30

Public health officials shift to a distributed approach to ensure COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to grow

In the nearly four months between late January and May this year, the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place administered more than 230,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses.

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Tuesday, 27 April 2021 12:40

Trinity Health acquires former Hope Lodge property in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health’s parent company bought back the American Cancer Society Foundation’s former Hope Lodge building and property across the street from the Saint Mary’s hospital campus in Grand Rapids.

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Sunday, 25 April 2021 17:20

Pine Rest psych bed appeal faces long odds, experts say

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services faces long odds to successfully challenge a proposed state decision allowing competitor Havenwyck Hospital Inc. to develop a new psychiatric hospital in Kent County.

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Tuesday, 13 April 2021 12:08

Pine Rest appeals state denial for new psych beds

CUTLERVILLE — Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services has appealed the state’s expected denial of a request to add inpatient psychiatric beds at its Cutlerville campus.

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Tuesday, 06 April 2021 12:14

‘Game-changer’ partnership to bring new open-heart surgery program to West Michigan

Metro Health-University Michigan Health plans to launch open-heart surgery within a year through a new partnership with Mercy Health.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2021 16:28

Mercy Health forms joint venture for new psychiatric hospital in Kent County

Mercy Health and an Auburn Hills-based operator of psychiatric hospitals plans to build a new facility in Kent County through a joint venture.

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021 16:41

Grand Rapids mass vaccine clinic opens eligibility to everyone 16 and older as cases, hospitalizations spike

GRAND RAPIDS — The mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids raised eligibility Tuesday to anyone 16 years and older as more doses become available and amid recent surges in cases among a younger population and rising positive tests.

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Sunday, 14 March 2021 19:15

Limited availability remains barrier to onsite vaccination clinics for employers

As pharmaceutical companies ramp up production and COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available, employers are increasingly asking whether employees can get vaccinated at work.

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Monday, 25 January 2021 16:37

Protect Michigan Commission aims to raise awareness for COVID-19 vaccinations

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today named a commission that will work to raise awareness on the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and promote the need for people to get vaccinated.

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