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GRAND RAPIDS — A successful appeal by Spectrum Health to win tax-exempt status for a medical office building in Grand Rapids Charter Township could spur similar cases across West Michigan.

GRAND RAPIDS — A key economic development program aimed at bolstering entrepreneurial activity in the Grand Rapids area will have a new administrator at the start of April.

PORT SHELDON — A biotech startup will use $1 million in capital to pay for preclinical trials on an innovation it has developed for use in orthopedic surgeries.

Medicaid and funding issues dominate the health care agenda in 2016 for advocacy groups in Lansing.

new roadmap aims to reboot efforts to build Michigan’s life sciences industry and compete with similar clusters around the U.S. and the world.

A large medical center proposed in Grand Haven follows a steady, decade-long transformation of the health care marketplace in communities along the lakeshore in western Ottawa County.

The six independent health systems behind a new clinical care network across Michigan want to bring on more partners.

At $271.2 million, the expansion and renovation at Mercy Health’s Hackley Hospital campus in Muskegon stands as one of the largest health care projects in Michigan today.

Mike Damstra’s chance to fill a gap in his company’s service footprint along the lakeshore arose last year when North Ottawa Community Health System came knocking.

Two months after fending off a hostile takeover bid, Perrigo Co. plc raised its earnings expectations for 2016, a byproduct of projected growth and a cost-cutting plan the company launched last fall.

This year’s edition of the Health Check report by Grand Valley State University affirms many of the trends that have been occurring in the health care industry indeed are happening in West Michigan.

Armed with a new analysis that shows wide disparities in the costs of treatments in urban and rural areas in West Michigan, insurers now have an opportunity to examine the causes of those variances.

An aging population and growing demand for services gave a Muskegon-area senior care provider the opportunity to expand and extend its care model into southern Ottawa County.

Tetra Discovery Partners LLC moves into clinical trials early next year, beginning the next leg of a journey to develop a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

As she transitions next month to chief executive of one of the state’s largest health insurers, Joan Budden wants to reach out to clients and care providers to get their view of how Priority Health is doing.

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