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Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services’ psychiatric urgent care center has served more than 13,500 patients since opening in 2019, a volume that exceeded expectations and accelerated as the COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on mental health.
Administrative law judge rules in favor of Mercy Health, affiliate’s plan for Kent County psychiatric facility
Mercy Health and a Pennsylvania operator of psychiatric hospitals could get final approval soon to build a new inpatient facility in Kent County.
The number of people going to Holland Hospital’s emergency room with a mental health condition grew 50 percent from 2010 to 2017.
Metro Health-University of Michigan Health launched a new bonus program this month that pays up to thousands of dollars to new workers who start amid persistent staffing shortages in health care.
Pine Rest requests emergency approval for inpatient psychiatric unit, citing ‘skyrocketing’ demand from COVID-19
GAINES TWP. — Citing “skyrocketing” demand from the COVID-19 pandemic, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services wants to open a 40-bed inpatient psychiatric unit that could transition between serving adults and children and adolescents.
The Pennsylvania corporation that Mercy Health partnered with to develop a new Kent County psychiatric hospital paid $122 million a year ago to settle allegations of poor patient care and fraudulent billing to Medicaid and Medicare.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services faces long odds to successfully challenge a proposed state decision allowing competitor Havenwyck Hospital Inc. to develop a new psychiatric hospital in Kent County.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services and the operator of a suburban Detroit psychiatric hospital each want to develop new inpatient mental health facilities in Kent County.
Many of us have had that awkward Zoom moment.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for October 11, 2020.
Running a small business is stressful enough, and then small business owners recently have had to deal with operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, which only magnifies that stress.
A potential partnership with Henry Ford Health System could follow a similar playbook that Michigan State University wrote over the last decade in building up a medical education and research hub in Grand Rapids.
The MiBiz Growth Report for June 7, 2020.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan reports a surge in the number of physicians now offering telehealth visits for patients.
GRAND RAPIDS — Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services has added an urgent care telehealth service as a way to provide greater convenience and access to mental health care.
The coronavirus brought swift public health and economic damages, but the mental toll from thousands of deaths, millions on unemployment and isolation could have lasting effects on mental health.
KALAMAZOO — Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo asked for emergency approval Wednesday to add 105 beds in anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 patients.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and other health care providers have urged people with symptoms to use telemedicine first to connect with a doctor.
As a global pandemic began to hit West Michigan, executives around the region stepped up to lead their organizations and their employees through the time of crisis.
The abrupt disruption in daily routines and work lives has surely raised the anxiety level for people, on top of what they may already feel from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michigan’s certification-of-need regulations for health care projects could undergo significant changes under legislation proposed in Lansing.
If the results from a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan pilot program hold up, Dr. William Beecroft hopes to create a new model for health insurers to cover treatment for substance use disorder.
Here is the growth report for November 23, 2019.
CUTLERVILLE — The psychiatric urgent care center Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services opened in the spring treated nearly 3,000 people during its first six months, proving a need to improve access to behavioral health care.
Had state lawmakers failed to quickly enact legislation enabling licensed professional counselors in Michigan to continue working with clients with mental illness, the result at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services would have been “pretty horrible.”
A half-decade ago, it was a novelty to see your doctor through Skype or a video conference on your smartphone when you felt ill.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health and Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services launched a teletherapy service to widen access to behavioral health care across the state.
Since deciding last fall to open a psychiatric urgent care center, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services President and CEO Mark Eastburg has heard from interested colleagues at care providers in the region asking about the possibility of replicating the model elsewhere.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Services was one of five organizations selected to participate in a federally-funded study on treating people with Alzheimer’s disease.
GRAND RAPIDS — The psychiatric urgent care center that Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services plans to open next spring represents the first step toward broadening access to behavioral health care across West Michigan.