GRAND RAPIDS — By creating a $100 million venture capital arm, Spectrum Health joins the ranks of U.S. health systems that invest money in companies developing new ways to treat patients and maintain health.
GRAND RAPIDS — A year ago, Joe Brennan felt excited when Spectrum Health’s MedNow recorded 50 patient visits a week as people started to use the telemedicine service.
A deal with McLaren Health Care fills the final gap in the map for Priority Health’s care network across the Lower Peninsula.
West Michigan’s cost advantages for health care services may be eroding.
The 2,000-plus cyclers who will pedal through West Michigan this June for the Gran Fondo event will do more than just get in a day’s ride.
After a successful launch last year in Kent County, Priority Health has extended a narrow-network insurance product into Southwestern Michigan for consumers who buy their own health coverage.
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.
Grand Rapids-based Spectrum Health is the newest member of a statewide coalition of clinically-integrated health systems.
Two Grand Rapids care providers have rolled out new initiatives that further expand telehealth offerings.
Setting aside their competitive tendencies, Priority Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are working together with the federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid to test new ways to pay doctors and drive cost and quality improvements.