Displaying items tagged: Mercy Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield to invest in generic drug maker Civica Rx
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan joined with 17 other Blues plans across the country to invest in Civica Rx, a company formed in 2018 by a consortium of large health systems to produce generic drugs used in hospitals.
Mercy Health, Metro Health-University of Michigan form JV for cancer care
Care providers behind a new regional cancer treatment network hope the partnership raises the quality of the cancer care they provide.
New Blue Cross payment model includes new risks, opportunities for health care providers
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan wants to extend a new payment model across the state that both rewards and penalizes physicians and hospitals for beating or missing cost and quality targets.
Hope Network adds CMO to address social barriers to health, forge partnerships
Creating the new role of chief medical officer positions Hope Network to better meet the major trends occurring in health care today as well as to craft new partnerships with care providers.
HAP looks to enter West Michigan for health coverage
Forming a Medicare Advantage plan with Mercy Health gives Health Alliance Plan of Michigan a position in West Michigan that will lead to the company offering commercial health coverage in the market, MiBiz has learned.
Mercy Health breaks ground on $20 million center in Norton Shores
NORTON SHORES — Mercy Health began construction on a $20 million primary care and outpatient medical center in Norton Shores.
Closure of Grand Rapids facility fuels concern over medical device shortage
The stoppage of medical device sterilization at a Grand Rapids facility by the end of the year is adding to local and national concerns about the availability of critical health care equipment.
Growth Report: Nov. 9, 2019
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Mercy Health secures naming rights to Muskegon’s L.C. Walker Arena
MUSKEGON — L.C. Walker Arena will become Mercy Health Arena at the end of the year under a $1.5 million sponsorship deal between the city of Muskegon and the health system.
MiBiz Growth Report: July 8, 2019
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MiBiz Growth Report: June 24, 2019
Here is the growth report for June 24, 2019.
Metro, Mercy move into direct contracting with employers for health care
GRAND RAPIDS — Since September 2017, Metro Health – University of Michigan has signed up 20 employers that contract directly with the health system to provide medical care for some 4,000 employees and their dependents.
Developers plan mixed-use project featuring Mercy Health at vacant Norton Shores Kmart site
New York-based real estate development and management firm RD Management LLC plans to convert a former Muskegon-area shopping center into a mixed-use development.
Mercy Health ramps up investment in outpatient medical centers
Mercy Health plans to develop more outpatient medical centers in West Michigan over the next few years. The newest center will come online on East Fulton Street in Ada, where Mercy Health is presently building out space that will house family and internal medicine physicians, neurology, OB-GYN, X-ray, a lab and ancillary services, including physical therapy. Mercy Health expects to offer the first services at the new Ada location in April, said Chief Integration Officer Mary Boyd.
Telehealth begins to catch on in West Michigan, GVSU study shows
Patients in West Michigan are more apt than people in the southeastern part of the state to connect with a doctor virtually to manage two chronic illnesses. That’s one finding in Grand Valley State University’s 2019 Health Check report, which shows a far higher utilization rate in the region for telehealth as an ongoing treatment option for diabetes and coronary artery disease.
Mercy Health to create talent pipeline, address underserved population with MCC clinic
MUSKEGON — By forming academic partnerships for a new medical clinic in Muskegon, Mercy Health aims to extend primary care where it’s needed and to create a talent pipeline of future health care workers.
Amid $291 million expansion project, Mercy Health Muskegon focuses on efficiencies
MUSKEGON — As the first phase of a $291 million expansion and renovation project at the Mercy Hospital campus begins to open, Mercy Health wants to start gathering ideas for the future of the Hackley Hospital campus a few miles away.
JUST SAY NO? Despite legal framework, West Michigan economic developers avoid marijuana business
In politically conservative Calhoun County, Scott Fleming embraces the economic potential of legal marijuana businesses.
Mercy Health deal for medical group expands presence in growing Ottawa County
GRAND HAVEN — A deal for North Ottawa Community Health System’s medical group raises Mercy Health’s presence in the growing Ottawa County market where it’s been investing for a few years.
Mercy Health acquires North Ottawa Medical Group
Doctors employed by North Ottawa Community Health System went to work today for Mercy Health.
Spectrum Health pilots retail clinic at new Hudsonville Meijer store
HUDSONVILLE — The newest Meijer Inc. store in West Michigan includes a first for the region: a retail-based medical clinic operated by Spectrum Health.
Medical Society opposes bill easing process to obtain out-of-state medical license
The largest organization representing Michigan doctors is opposing legislation that would create a new way for physicians in the state to obtain medical licenses in other states to practice telemedicine.
Mercy Health helps Dominican Sisters envision future for GR’s Marywood Campus
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.
Mercy Health pilots new practice and design model in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health’s new primary care medical practice on Grand Rapids’ west side resulted from what Ben Look calls a lot of dissatisfaction.
Trinity Health to combine Michigan operations to optimize costs, share best practices
GRAND RAPIDS — The planned union of Mercy Health with a sister health system across the state follows the idea that bigger is better in health care.
Trinity Health to unite Michigan operations into statewide health system
Mercy Health, the West Michigan health system with operations in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, will unite with a sister health system to form a single statewide system.
Deal with Sterling Partners positions Grand Rapids Ophthalmology to grow
The 2014 sale of a Baltimore, Md.-based optical practice to a Los Angeles private equity firm was one of two industry deals that led to an opportunity for the partners at Grand Rapids Ophthalmology PC.
Mercy Health to add outpatient centers in North Muskegon, Hudsonville
Mercy Health wants to develop two new outpatient care centers in North Muskegon and the Hudsonville area.
Seizing a growth market, providers push to develop outpatient surgery centers
ZEELAND — On the heels of opening an outpatient surgery center in Grand Rapids in February, a California firm has set its sights on developing another facility in West Michigan.
With GOP bill dead on arrival, Michigan health care industry insiders push for tweaks to ACA
Now that the Affordable Care Act will remain the law of the land, Dominick Pallone would like to see Congress and President Trump work to improve the federal health reform law.