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New contract with Sparrow Health deepens Priority Health’s Lansing-area presence
A new contract with Sparrow Health in Lansing fills a notable hole in Priority Health’s care network across the Lower Peninsula.
University of Michigan Health to acquire Lansing’s Sparrow Health
LANSING — University of Michigan Health will extend further across the state with the acquisition of Lansing-based Sparrow Health.
Health leaders back Whitmer order to formalize implicit bias training
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent mandate for Michigan health care workers is already in practice at many hospitals and health systems to eliminate cultural biases that can affect care.
Whitmer order to require implicit bias training for health professionals
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.
Metro Health launches new rehab program for heart patients
Metro Health-University of Michigan Health launched the Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehab program for patients with heart disease.
U-M affiliation energizes giving to Metro Health Hospital Foundation
Affiliating with the University of Michigan Health System nearly two years ago gave Metro Health a partner to grow and become a larger player in the West Michigan health care market.
THINKING BIG: Rick Breon reflects on 18 years leading West Michigan’s largest health care organization
Before Spectrum Health grew into what it has become today, Rick Breon first had to tackle a fundamental issue that he saw standing in the way: culture.
Metro Health selects Peter Hahn as next CEO
Metro Health – University of Michigan Health System today named Dr. Peter Hahn as its next president and CEO.
Spectrum Health tackles largest acquisition yet with Lakeland deal
ST. JOSEPH — Knowing the business wouldn’t get any easier, directors at Lakeland Health decided the best route into the future was to pursue a deal with another health system.
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.
Private equity gets active in health care industry as docs look for options
Physicians considering their next steps in the business have an emerging alternative to consider that would allow them to remain independent.
Trinity Health to combine Michigan operations to optimize costs, share best practices
GRAND RAPIDS — The planned union of Mercy Health with a sister health system across the state follows the idea that bigger is better in health care.
6 months in, U-M affiliation begins to pay off for Metro Health
WYOMING — Six months into its new life as part of the University of Michigan Health System, Metro Health has a clearer view of its future based on capital investments to drive growth.
Long-term visions emerge for $1 billion Metro Health Village development
WYOMING — Stakeholders in the ongoing development of the Metro Health campus say they’re about halfway to their targeted $1 billion investment in southwestern Kent County.
Affiliation with U-M Health System gives Metro Health options for growth capital
Becoming part of the University of Michigan Health System provides Metro Health not only better access to capital needed to drive growth, but also the ability to put more of it to use.
Metro Health and University of Michigan Health System finalize affiliation
Metro Health and the University of Michigan Health System say they’ve reached a final affiliation agreement.
Metro seeks to refinance $200M in bonds through U-M Health System
The University of Michigan Health System’s acquisition of Metro Health appears on track to close in the near future.
West Michigan hospitals place in national quality rankings
Metro Health Hospital and two hospitals owned by Spectrum Health were ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by The Leapfrog Group, a national health care quality and safety advocate.
Affirmant Health gains depth with addition of Spectrum
The addition of Spectrum Health gives a statewide coalition of health systems a large West Michigan presence and heightens the potential for it to offer employers a new option for benefits.
Metro Health secures settlement against former head of its foundation
Metro Health Hospital says it secured a $1 million settlement against the former head of the Metro Health Foundation.
Failed CHS deal becomes a blessing in disguise for Metro
Metro Health’s probable link with the University of Michigan Health System comes a little more than a year after a joint venture collapsed with one of the largest operators of hospitals in America.
Metro, U-M Health System plan opens doors to new services in GR
Affiliating with the University of Michigan Health System would give Metro Health scale and the access to expertise and capital needed for breaking out of the shadows of its larger competitors in Grand Rapids.
Metro Health and University of Michigan Health System sign definitive agreement for affiliation
Metro Health would become part of the University of Michigan Health System by year’s end under a definitive agreement announced today.
Metro deal could bring U-M to Grand Rapids market
A potential affiliation with Metro Health Corp. would give the University of Michigan Health System the role it’s long wanted in West Michigan.
UPDATED: Metro Health to join University of Michigan Health System
Metro Health Corp. would affiliate with the University of Michigan Health System in an arrangement that could bring a significant new player into the Grand Rapids-area health care marketplace.
U-M Health System joins Together Health
The University of Michigan Health System has joined Together Health Network, a statewide care network formed two years ago between the Michigan operations of Trinity Health and Ascension Health.