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GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health has acquired two more properties in the Monroe North business district to use for its future Center for Transformation and Innovation campus development.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered state officials to create rules requiring implicit bias training for Michigan health professionals as they seek licensure, registration and renewals as a way to ensure equity in health care access.
A coalition of business and health care leaders across the state today warned Michigan is at a “dangerous tipping point” in the COVID-19 pandemic and “at risk of losing ground it has sacrificed for months to gain.” The group cited increases in new daily cases in the last month after two months of steady decline. They include a record 610 new cases Wednesday, and more than 1,400 between July 2 and 4.
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 COVID-19 pandemic and resulting emerging market needs gave opportunity to two Grand Rapids-area health care technology companies.
For nearly five years, the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan has helped Grand Rapids property owners reduce their energy usage and hosts an annual competition celebrating the “biggest losers” statewide.
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Spectrum Health’s Zeeland Community Hospital has again been named among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S., according to an annual ranking by Fortune/IBM Watson Health.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health has added to its growing list of property acquisitions northeast of downtown and near its Butterworth Hospital campus.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for June 21, 2020.
GRAND RAPIDS — A youth employment program will launch this summer, employing 1,000 Grand Rapids residents ages 15-21.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health, the largest care provider in Western Michigan, has committed at least $100 million over the next decade to address racial and ethnic disparities and improve equity in health care.
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Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, primary care physicians and specialists at Metro Health-University of Michigan Health typically saw about 2,250 patients each day.
GRAND RAPIDS — Integrated Architecture LLC is starting construction this week to renovate a 13,600-square-foot building north of downtown into its new headquarters.
GRAND RAPIDS — A public-private partnership launched this week aims to compile health screening data from hundreds of Kent County companies in an effort to monitor and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Here is the MiBiz growth report for May 10, 2020.
WYOMING — Metro Health-University of Michigan Health System will start voluntary staff furloughs next week in response to the “lasting” financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The heads of two West Michigan public health agencies say they are unconcerned about the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases here as death tolls remain relatively flat and hospitals haven’t reached capacity.
Nine West Michigan hospitals earned top grades in a report card on patient safety.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health has been laying off staff in the last week, citing a “dramatic” financial hit from the COVID-19 pandemic that’s left hospitals unable to perform elective and non-emergency surgeries and procedures and driven up expenses.
State lawmakers on Tuesday urged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to ease temporary restrictions and allow hospitals and other care providers to resume elective or non-essential medical procedures and surgeries.
GRAND RAPIDS — New supplies and equipment have enabled Spectrum Health to test 1,000 people a day for COVID-19.
In normal times, Trinity Health’s seven hospitals across Michigan generate combined operating income of $9 million to $10 million a month.
Plans for additional beds to handle a potential surge in COVID-19 patients in West Michigan now include hospitals in Holland and Zeeland.
GRAND RAPIDS — As Spectrum Health has cared for COVID-19 patients and prepares for a possible surge in the weeks ahead, the number of people coming into the ER at its hospitals with heart attack symptoms has fallen.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health plans to aggressively cut costs, starting with executive pay cuts, to shore up finances that have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
KALAMAZOO — Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo asked for emergency approval Wednesday to add 105 beds in anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 patients.
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.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s latest executive order grants hospitals and other care providers greater flexibility in how they use staff and students to treat COVID-19 patients.