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Friday, 18 December 2020 09:54

Top Michigan health official details COVID-19 vaccine plans as more frontline workers receive doses

More Michigan hospitals are now vaccinating health care workers as doses of the Pfizer Inc. vaccine arrive.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 14 December 2020 15:52

Five West Michigan hospitals earn high grades for patient safety

Five hospitals in West Michigan were among 32 statewide to earn an “A” in a fall report card on patient safety.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 06 December 2020 18:31

Taking a toll: The COVID-19 pandemic is stressing a health care workforce already coping with burnout

Professional burnout was a big problem in health care well before COVID-19.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 11:07

Mercy Health Muskegon, Metro Health delay elective procedures as COVID cases surge

MUSKEGON — Mercy Health Muskegon has begun to delay elective surgeries as needed and is weighing whether to open additional emergency beds as COVID-19 cases surge.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 05 July 2020 11:59

Health tech firms address emerging needs brought on by COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting emerging market needs gave opportunity to two Grand Rapids-area health care technology companies.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 07 June 2020 18:10

GETTING BACK TO CARE: Hospitals resume services as COVID concerns linger

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.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 10 May 2020 12:15

MiBiz Growth Report: May 10, 2020

Here is the MiBiz growth report for May 10, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 26 April 2020 18:00

Health systems face financial crisis brought on by pandemic

In normal times, Trinity Health’s seven hospitals across Michigan generate combined operating income of $9 million to $10 million a month.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 17 April 2020 09:39

Spectrum Health slashes executive pay, reassesses positions as COVID-19 response hits finances

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.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 12 April 2020 18:44

Preparing for the surge: Hospitals look to add beds, meet staffing challenge in COVID 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.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 16:37

Mercy Health parent company to furlough 2,500 non-clinical employees

Trinity Health, the parent corporation of Mercy Health, plans to temporarily furlough about 2,500 mostly non-clinical employees over the next few weeks.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 05:03

Michigan hospitals request state approval for more than 2,500 emergency beds

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.

Published in Health Care

Monday, 27 January 2020 12:41

Bronson Healthcare names Manns as new CEO

KALAMAZOO — Bill Manns returns to Western Michigan this spring when he becomes the new president and CEO at Bronson Healthcare in Kalamazoo.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 26 January 2020 14:40

Blue Cross Blue Shield to invest in generic drug maker Civica Rx

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan joined with 17 other Blues plans across the country to invest in Civica Rx, a company formed in 2018 by a consortium of large health systems to produce generic drugs used in hospitals.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 19 January 2020 18:30

Mercy Health, Metro Health-University of Michigan form JV for cancer care

Care providers behind a new regional cancer treatment network hope the partnership raises the quality of the cancer care they provide.

Published in Health Care

Thursday, 19 December 2019 08:29

New Blue Cross payment model includes new risks, opportunities for health care providers

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan wants to extend a new payment model across the state that both rewards and penalizes physicians and hospitals for beating or missing cost and quality targets.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 08 December 2019 17:00

HAP looks to enter West Michigan for health coverage

Forming a Medicare Advantage plan with Mercy Health gives Health Alliance Plan of Michigan a position in West Michigan that will lead to the company offering commercial health coverage in the market, MiBiz has learned.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 06 December 2019 08:52

Mercy, Metro, Michigan Medicine form cancer care network

Mercy Health and Metro Health-University of Michigan plan to integrate cancer care in West Michigan through a new network to treat patients at three locations in Grand Rapids and Muskegon.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 24 November 2019 18:52

Study highlights prevalence of physician burnout

Wanda Lipscomb considers a study that details burnout among medical professionals as a “call to action” to drive change and prevent the shortage of care providers from worsening.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 01 September 2019 18:11

Deal could make Priority Health stronger in SE Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS — Acquiring a Detroit-based HMO gives Priority Health a greater market presence in Southeast Michigan.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 16:28

Priority Health bolsters SE Michigan presence with acquisition of Total Health Care

GRAND RAPIDS — Priority Health would expand its market presence in Southeast Michigan with the acquisition of Detroit-based HMO Total Health Care Inc.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 07 July 2019 19:00

‘FLIGHT TO QUALITY:’ Amenity-rich Class A office space still in demand in GR, suburban markets

GRAND RAPIDS — The opportunity to lease brand new office space in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids offered Van Wyk Risk Solutions the chance to grow into a new location. 

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 11:52

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s appoints a new president

An associate of the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University will become the new president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s next month.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 03 February 2019 20:50

Mercy Health ramps up investment in outpatient medical centers

Mercy Health plans to develop more outpatient medical centers in West Michigan over the next few years. The newest center will come online on East Fulton Street in Ada, where Mercy Health is presently building out space that will house family and internal medicine physicians, neurology, OB-GYN, X-ray, a lab and ancillary services, including physical therapy. Mercy Health expects to offer the first services at the new Ada location in April, said Chief Integration Officer Mary Boyd.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 20 January 2019 23:51

By joining generic drug consortium, Spectrum Health hopes to avoid price spikes

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health joined a consortium of large health systems across the U.S. as way to reduce the cost and ensure the availability of generic medications. Through the nonprofit Civica Rx, the Grand Rapids-based health system hopes to cut by 20 percent or more the cost of generic drugs used in surgeries and patient treatments.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 20 January 2019 20:18

Telehealth begins to catch on in West Michigan, GVSU study shows

Patients in West Michigan are more apt than people in the southeastern part of the state to connect with a doctor virtually to manage two chronic illnesses. That’s one finding in Grand Valley State University’s 2019 Health Check report, which shows a far higher utilization rate in the region for telehealth as an ongoing treatment option for diabetes and coronary artery disease.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 07 January 2019 14:37

Spectrum Health joins nonprofit consortium seeking to make generic meds

Spectrum Health was among a dozen members to join a consortium of health systems across the nation that plan to produce their own generic medications to address a shortage.

Published in Health Care

Friday, 07 December 2018 14:41

Veteran Muskegon hospital CEO to lead health care nonprofit through merger

SPRING LAKE — Roger Spoelman plans to step away from a full-time role at Trinity Health at the end of 2018 to bring together and run two nonprofit organizations he’s been involved with for years.

Published in Nonprofits
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 12:54

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s names Baumgartner as interim president

Dr. David Baumgartner will serve as interim president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s until a successor is hired to replace departing President Bill Manns.

Published in Health Care
Saturday, 15 September 2018 21:25

Departing Saint Mary’s president leaves hospital ‘in outstanding shape’

Bill Manns’ pending departure from Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to run sister hospitals in Southeast Michigan came about as the result of both a professional and personal decision.

Published in Health Care

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