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Hospitals, physician groups and other care facilities owned and operated by Trinity Health in Michigan will change their names as the health system transitions to a common brand identity.
Incidents of abuse and violence against health care workers already occurred at an alarming frequency two years ago.
Hospitals and their medical personnel who are already deeply strained from high patient volumes face an even tougher time in the weeks ahead as COVID-19 cases rise and hospitalizations reach new peaks.
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.
The start of 2022 will be a grim one for hospitals.
Officials with three major West Michigan health systems reported Friday that their hospitals are at, or near, capacity with COVID-19 patients, test positivity rates are at record highs, and worker fatigue is at its worst levels of the pandemic.
Most hospitals in West Michigan have earned an “A” or a “B” grade in a recent biannual report card on patient safety.
GRAND RAPIDS — The CEO of Catherine’s Health Center, a nonprofit health care provider for underserved patients in Kent County, plans to retire early next year.
GRAND RAPIDS — Dr. Matt Biersack brings deep roots with Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to his role as president.
GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health Saint Mary’s has named Dr. Matt Biersack as president after he served in the role on an interim basis for the past five months.
WYOMING — Metro Health-University of Michigan Health and Mercy Health have finalized a joint operating agreement to partner on heart care.
The proposed merger between Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health could add fuel to the years-long trend of consolidation in the health care industry.
GRAND RAPIDS — The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place downtown closes in two weeks after delivering nearly 250,000 doses in four months to people who sought COVID-19 vaccinations from as far away as the Upper Peninsula, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
Spectrum Health’s Butterworth, Blodgett and Zeeland Community hospitals, plus Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids, are among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. this year, according to a Fortune/IBM Watson Health ranking released today.
Anew partnership for open-heart surgery could provide a broader base for Metro Health-University of Michigan Health and Mercy Health to further collaborate on specialized medical care in the years ahead.
GRAND RAPIDS — Dr. Hyung Kim has stepped down as president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s.
GRAND RAPIDS — Rockford Construction Co. Inc. added an executive to oversee the company’s health care division as the Michigan State University Grand Rapids Innovation Park project, which includes the Perrigo North American headquarters relocation, gets underway.
If the coalition coordinating COVID-19 vaccines in West Michigan gets judged for anything, Keith Hustak hopes it’s for how well the group equitably administers doses.
More Michigan hospitals are now vaccinating health care workers as doses of the Pfizer Inc. vaccine arrive.
Officials at large West Michigan health systems say they are now treating as many COVID-19 patients as they did back in the spring when the pandemic hit hard, brought daily routines to a halt and hospitalizations were at their peak.
Michigan ranked second-lowest in the nation for what employers and insurance carriers paid hospitals for care compared to payments hospitals received from Medicare from 2016 to 2018.
Remain vigilant: After six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, West Michigan health experts warn of complacency as seasons change
As the weather cools and winter approaches, health professionals warn about complacency and encourage residents and businesses to remain vigilant in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan reports a surge in the number of physicians now offering telehealth visits for patients.
A line in Bronson Methodist Hospital’s emergency state filing to temporarily add 300 beds epitomizes the main challenge for boosting capacity for an expected surge in COVID-19 patients in the coming weeks.
Hospitals in the region plan to add hundreds of beds in anticipation of a surge of patients from the COVID-19 pandemic, MiBiz has learned.
After extending into Kalamazoo in 2019 and preparing for a Newaygo County location this spring, Tandem365 wants to grow further.
A series of recommendations from a state joint task force on reducing Michigan’s ballooning jail population can also address workforce development challenges, says a leading West Michigan business group.
KALAMAZOO — Bill Manns returns to Western Michigan this spring when he becomes the new president and CEO at Bronson Healthcare in Kalamazoo.
Care providers behind a new regional cancer treatment network hope the partnership raises the quality of the cancer care they provide.
Mercy Health and Metro Health-University of Michigan plan to integrate cancer care in West Michigan through a new network to treat patients at three locations in Grand Rapids and Muskegon.