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Displaying items by tag: Spectrum Health

Sunday, 07 November 2021 18:50

‘Employee-driven market’ stalls commercial office leasing, investments

West Michigan’s commercial office market is in a lull as companies remain hesitant to bring back workers while offering more flexible schedules, leading to worsening vacancy rates and a lack of investment in new construction.

Sunday, 07 November 2021 18:40

Federal merger review backlog continues to stall Spectrum-Beaumont deal

The regulatory review of the proposed merger between  Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health has taken longer than expected as the Federal Trade Commission examines a recent flood of deals.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 14:56

Grand Rapids to consider $22M in brownfield incentives for 8-story Spectrum Health development

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health has filed a Brownfield Plan Amendment for its new Center for Transformation and Innovation, an eight-story office tower planned for the Monroe North neighborhood near downtown Grand Rapids. 


Tuesday, 12 October 2021 12:08

TowerPinkster to acquire Indiana-based architectural firm to expand reach

TowerPinkster and Indiana-based Kovert Hawkins Architects Inc. are merging to create a more geographically diverse design firm, the companies announced today.

Sunday, 10 October 2021 17:45

New Spectrum center would move low-risk cardiac procedures away from hospital

Spectrum Health wants to move certain cardiac catheterization procedures out of the hospital setting to a new $23.2 million outpatient surgical center planned on Grand Rapids’ northeast side.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 10 October 2021 17:15

Health systems build capacity for ‘rapidly growing’ mental health needs

The number of people going to Holland Hospital’s emergency room with a mental health condition grew 50 percent from 2010 to 2017.

Published in Health Care

Friday, 24 September 2021 15:53

Spectrum-Beaumont merger plan likely to miss fall deadline amid regulatory review delays

Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health said today that they “continue to make progress” toward a proposed merger that would create the largest health system based in Michigan, although the regulatory review process has been taking longer than expected.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 02 September 2021 15:22

Spectrum, Beaumont advance merger with formal integration agreement

Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health have signed a formal integration agreement to advance plans for a blockbuster merger, the health systems announced today.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 30 August 2021 14:10

Crain’s Detroit: Regulators reviewing Spectrum, Beaumont merger ahead of fall closing

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is in the middle of its antitrust review of the proposed merger between Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 29 August 2021 16:35

Faith-based care provider eyes future growth beyond latest Newaygo expansion

A new medical office in Newaygo could become the start of a far broader expansion across Michigan and perhaps nationally for Christian Healthcare Centers Inc.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 23 August 2021 12:49

Biersack appointed as president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health Saint Mary’s has named Dr. Matt Biersack as president after he served in the role on an interim basis for the past five months.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 15 August 2021 17:25

Monroe North hospitality businesses anticipate boost from Spectrum Health development

GRAND RAPIDS — Business owners in the Monroe North neighborhood near downtown are anticipating an influx in activity when about 1,200 employees are expected to work from Spectrum Health’s planned eight-story office development.


Wednesday, 28 July 2021 16:48

Spectrum, Ascension to require workforce COVID-19 vaccines

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health will require COVID-19 vaccinations of employees, students, volunteers and contractors, although not until the vaccines are fully approved by federal regulators.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 18 July 2021 17:24

After failed mergers and employee dissension, Beaumont Health seeks to join a rising star

In May 2007, William Beaumont Hospitals — which at the time operated community hospitals in Royal Oak and Troy — acquired the Bon Secours Hospital in Grosse Pointe.

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

Sunday, 18 July 2021 17:10

Office workers gradually return to downtowns as officials forecast a new landscape

The short-term outlook of city officials and commercial real estate experts is improving as office workers gradually return to in-person work, and they share an optimism as downtowns reawaken from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, 06 July 2021 18:11

Spectrum Health buys Eastern Kille Distillery property for $3.75M in major return for craft spirits maker

GRAND RAPIDS — The owners of Eastern Kille Distillery have sold their Grand Rapids manufacturing and tasting room property to Spectrum Health, generating a major return on the craft spirit makers’ real estate investment as they seek to maintain operations within the city.

Sunday, 04 July 2021 16:15

Reporter's Notebook: Merging cultures will be key to Spectrum-Beaumont deal

If culture truly does trump strategy, then add one more complexity to the proposed merger between Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health.

Published in Health Care

Friday, 25 June 2021 12:26

Former Spectrum CFO sees no ‘compelling reason’ for merger with Beaumont

Spectrum Health’s former chief financial officer was “stunned” when he learned about the health system’s proposed merger with Beaumont Health, and doubts the plan will achieve the intended goals.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 21 June 2021 16:29

Employer group raises concerns over proposed Spectrum-Beaumont merger

The proposed merger between Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health that would form the largest in-state health system in Michigan has drawn concern from a statewide business-labor coalition that worries about the resulting potential for higher prices.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 20 June 2021 18:40

Priority Health portal designed to resolve tension between insurers, physicians

As state lawmakers consider more controls over prior authorizations that health insurers require before covering certain medical care, Priority Health has launched a new system designed to make the process easier for physicians.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 20 June 2021 18:20

Spectrum, Beaumont follow health consolidation trend

The proposed merger between Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health could add fuel to the years-long trend of consolidation in the health care industry.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 17 June 2021 14:38

‘I’m wishing them well’: Health care leaders respond to Spectrum-Beaumont merger plan

Michigan health care leaders say a potential merger between Spectrum Health and Southfield-based Beaumont Health could have significant implications for the statewide health care and insurance markets.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 17 June 2021 10:10

Spectrum Health, Beaumont Health plan blockbuster merger

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health, which was created through a merger more than two decades ago and went on to become West Michigan’s largest health care provider, intends to merge with Southfield-based Beaumont Health.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 09 June 2021 14:12

Spectrum Health joins national effort to boost procurement diversity, sustainability

Spectrum Health has joined several health systems around the country that committed to increasing purchases from local minority- and women-owned businesses.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 06 June 2021 17:30

Public health officials shift to a distributed approach to ensure COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to grow

In the nearly four months between late January and May this year, the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place administered more than 230,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 06 June 2021 11:47

MiBiz Growth Report: June 6, 2021

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for June 6, 2021.

Published in Economic Development

Monday, 24 May 2021 09:51

MiBiz Growth Report: May 24, 2021

Here's the MiBiz Growth Report for May 24, 2021.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 23 May 2021 18:15

Employers embrace more flexible workplaces as in-person restrictions lift

The lifting of Michigan’s in-person work restrictions is a light at the end of the tunnel for remote workers eager to get back to the office, while others are hoping flexible work settings will stick long term.

Sunday, 23 May 2021 18:30

Health insurers face ongoing pandemic complexities when setting future rates

Small businesses can expect larger increases in their health insurance premiums in 2022 than in recent years, even without costs associated with responding to the COVID-19 pandemic figured into the equation.

Published in Health Care

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