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Displaying items by tag: North Ottawa Community Health System

Wednesday, 15 June 2022 17:33

Legislature passes bill making it easier for community hospitals to sell to private companies

Legislation clearing an easier path for North Ottawa Community Health System to possibly merge into Trinity Health has cleared the Legislature and now awaits Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s signature.

Published in Health Care
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.

Published in Health Care

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 18:08

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.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 17 March 2022 16:01

Legislation would help North Ottawa, other community hospitals partner with larger health systems amid operating challenges

Proposed legislation in Lansing would streamline the process for North Ottawa Community Health System in Grand Haven, and potentially other Michigan community hospitals, to partner with a larger health system.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 10:51

West Michigan hospitals receive top ratings as state ranks 10th for patient safety

Most hospitals in West Michigan have earned an “A” or a “B” grade in a recent biannual report card on patient safety.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 18 July 2021 17:17

Born from a merger, Spectrum Health grows into major health care player

The seeds for what became West Michigan’s largest health care provider took root nearly three decades ago.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 19 November 2020 16:48

Spectrum Health forecasts surge in COVID patients over next two weeks

GRAND RAPIDS — The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients that Spectrum Health is treating could surge far higher by early December if present infection rates continue unabated.

Published in Health Care

Thursday, 23 July 2020 13:42

Organizers hope Grand Haven mask campaign spreads across state

GRAND HAVEN — A coalition in Grand Haven launched a promotion today encouraging people to wear a face mask when in stores, bars and restaurants.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 23 June 2019 19:00

HealthBridge raises $8.2M to continue scaling operations

GRAND RAPIDS — As more employers shift to high-deductible health plans, hospitals and doctors have wrestled with collecting the portion of the bill from patients who have not yet met their deductibles. 

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 03 February 2019 20:50

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.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 11 November 2018 19:34

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.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 31 August 2018 21:47

THINKING BIG: Rick Breon reflects on 18 years leading West Michigan’s largest health care organization

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.

Published in Health Care
Saturday, 04 August 2018 15:10

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.

Published in Health Care

Monday, 23 July 2018 15:24

Mercy Health acquires North Ottawa Medical Group

Doctors employed by North Ottawa Community Health System went to work today for Mercy Health.

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 27 October 2016 17:10

Neurology clinic part of Mercy Health lakeshore push

The opening of a neurology clinic in Grand Haven could become the first of multiple satellite sites for Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 09:25

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to open Grand Haven neurology clinic

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s plans to open a neurology clinic in Grand Haven to treat patients in the lakeshore area with neurological diseases, disorders and injuries.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 17 April 2016 15:47

Health care organizations square off in Ottawa County

GRAND HAVEN — A new strategic affiliation between Mercy Health and North Ottawa Community Health System could further alter the competitive landscape in the Ottawa County health care marketplace.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 16:21

North Ottawa, Mercy Health sign strategic alliance

North Ottawa Community Health System and Mercy Health plan to work together under a new strategic alliance that executives say holds benefits for both health systems.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:52

Health Pointe project receives final approval from Grand Haven Township

A joint venture between Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital expects to begin construction this spring on a $50 million medical campus in the Grand Haven area.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 27 March 2016 15:16

Grand Haven City Council opposes Health Pointe project, urges township to deny zoning request

A $50 million medical facility that Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital planned to develop in the Grand Haven area has drawn objections from community officials.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 21 February 2016 21:59

Ottawa County health care market adapts to period of intense change

A large medical center proposed in Grand Haven follows a steady, decade-long transformation of the health care marketplace in communities along the lakeshore in western Ottawa County.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 24 January 2016 22:15

Health care, financial sectors remain hot markets for M&A

Mike Damstra’s chance to fill a gap in his company’s service footprint along the lakeshore arose last year when North Ottawa Community Health System came knocking.

Published in Health Care

Friday, 15 January 2016 11:10

Grand Haven health system sells home medical business

The Grand Haven health system’s sale of North Ottawa Home Care Equipment was effective Jan. 1. CareLinc, which now has 20 locations in Michigan, retained the Grand Haven retail location, filling in a gap to its footprint in the lakeshore market where the company also has stores in Holland and Ludington.

Published in Breaking News