GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health joined a consortium of large health systems across the U.S. as way to reduce the cost and ensure the availability of generic medications. Through the nonprofit Civica Rx, the Grand Rapids-based health system hopes to cut by 20 percent or more the cost of generic drugs used in surgeries and patient treatments.
Bill Manns’ pending departure from Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to run sister hospitals in Southeast Michigan came about as the result of both a professional and personal decision.
Before Spectrum Health grew into what it has become today, Rick Breon first had to tackle a fundamental issue that he saw standing in the way: culture.
GRAND RAPIDS — The foundation supporting Mercy Health Saint Mary’s made staffing changes in preparation for a major capital campaign that could launch this summer.
GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health’s partnership with the Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids to plan the future of the religious order’s 34-acre Marywood Campus leverages a natural connection between the two organizations.
GRAND RAPIDS — The success of a collaboration that set out three years ago to improve care for seniors with an array of health problems shows what can happen when cooperation trumps competition.
EAST GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health plans to relocate long-term acute care to Blodgett Hospital through a partnership with a major national provider in the field.
As final details come together for combining with the University of Michigan Health System, Metro Health is proceeding with development of a $6 million clinic to treat vascular disease.
KALAMAZOO — The rebranding of Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo follows a move by parent company Ascension Health to create a single brand identity for all of its hospitals and care centers.
Affiliating with the University of Michigan Health System would give Metro Health scale and the access to expertise and capital needed for breaking out of the shadows of its larger competitors in Grand Rapids.