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Displaying items tagged: University of Michigan Health System

Sunday, 19 July 2020 18:07

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.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 09 July 2020 13:30

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.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 28 February 2019 16:01

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.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 25 November 2018 20:27

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.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 31 August 2018 21:47

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.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 20 August 2018 10:09

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.

Published in Breaking News

Friday, 20 July 2018 17:22

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.

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 00:36

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.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 26 November 2017 15:48

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.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 09 July 2017 13:48

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.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 02 April 2017 16:01

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.


Sunday, 18 December 2016 20:00

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.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 15 December 2016 13:03

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.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 11 December 2016 16:21

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.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 11 December 2016 16:20

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.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 16 October 2016 19:16

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.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 10:31

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.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 02 October 2016 13:40

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.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 02 October 2016 13:17

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.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 15 September 2016 16:39

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.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 26 June 2016 10:24

Metro deal could bring U-M to Grand Rapids market

potential affiliation with Metro Health Corp. would give the University of Michigan Health System the role it’s long wanted in West Michigan.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 20 June 2016 15:22

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.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 27 May 2016 13:36

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.

Published in Breaking News