Displaying items tagged: health biz
Facility Health Inc.’s sale to a North Carolina software solutions provider is another example of a startup company backed by local investors in West Michigan that led to a successful exit.
State lawmakers are considering more than $1.2 billion in additional funding to help health care providers overburdened by the current COVID-19 surge and other patients.
GRAND RAPIDS — Waséyabek Development Co. LLC, the non-gaming economic development arm of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, has invested $3 million in a company developing a new clinic for advanced cancer treatment in Grand Rapids.
GRAND RAPIDS — Calvin University plans to form a school of health following a $15 million gift from an anonymous donor, the university announced today.
Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health have signed a formal integration agreement to advance plans for a blockbuster merger, the health systems announced today.
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.
FROM OUR ADVERTISERS
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.
BYRON CENTER — SpartanNash Co. has jumped into the rapidly growing telemedicine arena with a new service that emphasizes affordability.
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.
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.
A state lawmaker from Grand Rapids wants to create a state panel that could review large price increases for prescription drugs in Michigan.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health plans to begin work soon on a new long term care center along Fuller Avenue. The 130-bed facility would replace an aging Continuing Care center nearby on Fuller Avenue NE that Spectrum Health leases from Kent County.
FROM OUR ADVERTISERS
Metro Health-University Michigan Health plans to launch open-heart surgery within a year through a new partnership with Mercy Health.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health’s plan for an eight-story, 160,000-square-foot office complex on the north end of downtown goes to city planners next week.
Perrigo Co. plc plans to sell its generic drug business to New York private investment firm Altaris Capital Partners LLC for $1.55 billion.
GRAND RAPIDS — Praveen Thadani, a veteran health insurance executive with 25 years of industry experience, becomes Priority Health’s new president early next month.