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Displaying items by tag: Spectrum Health

Sunday, 15 July 2018 21:53

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.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 12:14

Spectrum Health and Lakeland Health beginning due diligence on integration

Lakeland Health in St. Joseph will become part of Spectrum Health if the two can work out final details to integrate.

Published in Breaking News
Saturday, 09 June 2018 00:12

Mixed Messages: Expanded Michigan Street transit service comes amid massive parking development

GRAND RAPIDS — In offering increased transit service along one of West Michigan’s densest employment corridors, Grand Rapids officials hope to fulfill a goal of one of the city’s key urban planning documents.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 27 May 2018 09:43

Deal with Cigna Corp. expands Priority Health’s out-of-state network

GRAND RAPIDS — A deal with a business unit of national commercial health insurance carrier Cigna Corp. enables Priority Health to offer employers with employees outside of Michigan a far broader care network. 

Published in Health Care
Saturday, 26 May 2018 12:45

Spectrum Health joins investors in new $100 million health care VC fund

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health has committed $7.5 million to a new Chicago-based venture capital fund that backs emerging heath care technologies.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:36

Uber, but for medical care: Spectrum Health service offers on-demand home visits from a nurse

GRAND RAPIDS — An on-demand home health service Spectrum Health debuted a month ago aims to aid not only patients but also the people who care for them.

Published in Health Care


Sunday, 18 March 2018 10:57

Naming rights? Colorado firm sues Spectrum Health over MedNow service

GRAND RAPIDS — A Colorado company wants Spectrum Health to quit using the MedNow moniker for its telemedicine service.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 04 March 2018 18:25

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.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 02 March 2018 13:28

Spectrum Health, Holland Hospital to open Health Pointe in Grand Haven next week

The $50 million Health Pointe medical center that opens next week follows the same model that Spectrum Health has used over the years to develop other outpatient campuses across West Michigan.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 18 February 2018 19:59

New online database offers real-time data for Michigan health care consumers

Transparency in health care in Michigan took a step forward with the launch of yet another online database for patients across the state to look up hospital data.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 08 January 2018 14:57

Spectrum Health surpasses 100 heart and lung transplants

Surpassing 100 procedures for both heart and lung transplants shows the steady progress made in the programs Spectrum Health launched earlier this decade.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 07 January 2018 00:34

Michigan ranked sixth least competitive health insurance market in AMA report

Health coverage from Blue Cross Shield of Michigan maintains a dominant hold in most markets across the state with the exception of Priority Health’s home base.

Published in Health Care


Sunday, 24 December 2017 16:59

ACA likely to remain law, but opponents will continue chipping away

The Affordable Care Act withstood repeal efforts in Congress in 2017 and remains law, which has industry watchers doubting we’ll see another full-scale push to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care policy.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 12 November 2017 15:41

GVSU’s Applied Medical Device Institute bridges academia and industry

GRAND RAPIDS — Opened 18 months ago, Grand Valley State University’s Applied Medical Device Institute will help inventors develop and hone their ideas for medical innovations.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 29 October 2017 11:53

Spectrum Health braces for ‘complicated search’ for new CEO

GRAND RAPIDS — The next CEO of Spectrum Health will face a decidedly different West Michigan health care industry than what Richard Breon did when he came to the Grand Rapids market 17 years ago.

Published in Health Care

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:33

Breon to retire from Spectrum Health at end of 2018

Richard Breon plans plan to retire at the end of next year as president and CEO after leading Spectrum Health through a period of unprecedented growth and development to become the leading health system in West Michigan.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 15 October 2017 20:52

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.

Published in M&A Award Profiles
Sunday, 03 September 2017 16:06

Spectrum Health partners with Meijer for co-branded meds

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health’s venture to co-brand medications sold at West Michigan Meijer Inc. stores aims to make it easier for patients to find the help they need when they’re sick.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 06 August 2017 15:44

Spectrum debuts new Strive service blending traditional care, wellness

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health’s latest business venture seeks to create a new way to deliver care by focusing on keeping people healthy, rather treating them when they’re sick.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 06 August 2017 15:22

Health care transparency tool drives cost savings

GRAND RAPIDS — Priority Health members who have used the insurer’s cost estimator have saved more than $6.3 million in the two years the online tool has been available.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 23 July 2017 14:16

Universities seek millions in capital campaigns in West Michigan

Even as giving to educational causes slows nationally, two West Michigan universities remain hopeful that their capital campaigns will be successful.

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 23 July 2017 13:57

Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions raises $5M in new angel capital round

KALAMAZOO — Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions LLC will support further development of its medical device thanks to $5 million in new capital it raised from angel investors.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 23 July 2017 13:48

Mobility Options: Amid high demand, Grand Rapids groups seek new solutions — beyond just parking

As West Michigan’s economy expands, planners and business owners find they’re facing a new growing pain.

Sunday, 09 July 2017 14:47

The Source partners with Grand Circus to offer I.T. training

GRAND RAPIDS — Based on the success of prior technology workshops, a local nonprofit plans to leverage its partnership with a Detroit-based training firm to support a bootcamp specifically for women.

Published in Nonprofits

Friday, 12 May 2017 10:33

Partnership drives tech sector training

A new partnership and grant dollars aim to help train future technology sector employees.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 14 April 2017 16:47

Spectrum Health appoints new EVP and COO

Spectrum Health today named Tina Freese Decker as executive vice president and chief operating officer as part of an executive restructuring.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 16 April 2017 12:52

Spectrum Health partners with national provider for long-term acute care

EAST GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health plans to relocate long-term acute care to Blodgett Hospital through a partnership with a major national provider in the field.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 02 April 2017 16:07

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.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 02 April 2017 15:50

Kalamazoo med device firm one step closer to market with European clinical trial

KALAMAZOO — The launch of a clinical trial in Europe brings a Southwest Michigan medical device startup a step close to the marketplace and an eventual sale.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 19 March 2017 18:00

Spectrum Health commits $100 million to innovation investments

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.

Published in Health Care

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