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In issuing today’s order for residents to stay home and non-essential businesses to close, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer seeks to give hospitals a better chance to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health is seeking items like face masks and hand sanitizer in light of a national shortage of personal protective equipment for hospital workers and patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Gretchen Whitemer’s latest executive order on the coronavirus pandemic would give hospitals greater ability to ramp up capacity and open temporary centers to care for a surge in patients.
KALAMAZOO — Bronson Healthcare today cancelled all elective surgeries and procedures beginning Wednesday in an attempt to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health, one of the largest providers of health care in Michigan, today cancelled all non-urgent and non-emergency patient appointments, procedures and surgeries for the next two weeks.
GRAND RAPIDS — At $6.9 billion in revenue for its most recent fiscal year, Spectrum Health holds significant economic clout and buying power in the Michigan economy.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health Ventures LLC’s latest investment follows a new corporate strategy from its parent health system to buy locally more often.
Strong investment income lifted earnings in 2019 for the state’s two largest health insurers, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Priority Health.
An updated state estimate on the need for more nursing home beds has led operators to propose dozens of projects in Michigan that call for hundreds of new beds.
Hospitals have a range of options to adjust for an influx of patients who contract the coronavirus and require hospitalization, a statewide trade group said this week.