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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.