GRAND RAPIDS — By creating a $100 million venture capital arm, Spectrum Health joins the ranks of U.S. health systems that invest money in companies developing new ways to treat patients and maintain health.
Mercy Health aims to elevate its cardiac care through new partnership with the University of Michigan’s health system.
Mercy Health’s CEO attributes the low grades received in a semi-annual report card on hospital patient safety to an “administrative mistake” that he says is getting fixed.
The addition of Spectrum Health gives a statewide coalition of health systems a large West Michigan presence and heightens the potential for it to offer employers a new option for benefits.
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.
GRAND RAPIDS — Two organizations that represent independent physicians in West Michigan could morph into a single new group they formed last year to give greater voice to doctors who operate their own medical practices.
ST. JOSEPH — A $160 million expansion and renovation this fall will modernize Lakeland Health’s main campus in St. Joseph, allowing it to operate as efficiently as possible and drive quality outcomes.
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A potential affiliation with Metro Health Corp. would give the University of Michigan Health System the role it’s long wanted in West Michigan.