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MICHIGAN — Roemer’s Law lives.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan lost $2.5 million in 2012 as deep losses on individual health insurance policies more than offset earnings across other portions of the business.

A new partnership with the area’s largest orthopedic group will allow Metro Health to begin building a medical specialty.

Mercy Health Partners is planning a $96.7 million renovation and expansion project that would consolidate several inpatient services at one of its two Muskegon hospital campuses.

LANSING — A draft proposal before the Michigan Certificate of Need Commission leaves little room for new open-heart surgical programs in Michigan and would establish new quality measures for heart hospitals to meet.

Gov. Rick Snyder today proposed the expansion of Medicaid, saying it “makes sense for the physical and fiscal health of Michigan.”

A new report suggests that some of the fears about expanding Medicaid in Michigan seem to be misguided. 

Metro sells cancer center to NYC-based REIT

Written by | Sunday, 03 February 2013 22:28 |

One local health care system has opted to sell and lease back one of its key facilities rather than continue to maintain the property itself. 

Most doctors in Michigan have the ability to take more patients into their practices and would accept new Medicaid patients, according to survey data.

Want a med device hub? Attract an OEM

Written by | Sunday, 20 January 2013 22:55 |

For all the talk of West Michigan becoming a hub for medical device manufacturing, Rose Technologies’ founder Todd Grimm said he doesn’t think the region has made it to that level just yet.

Prevention pays

Written by | Sunday, 20 January 2013 22:17 |

Data tucked into an annual Grand Valley State University glimpse at the health care system in West Michigan supports a simple notion for better controlling costs: prevention works

 

In forming a new psychiatry residency program, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services aims to provide a potential long-term local fix to a talent shortage that’s expected to worsen if left unaddressed.

Cash and success stories motivate people. Fear and punishment: not so much.

Data tucked into an annual Grand Valley State University glimpse at the health care system in West Michigan supports a simple notion for better controlling costs: prevention works.

Under a pilot program, Michigan Health Connect will electronically notify care managers and patients’ personal physicians when they are admitted to or discharged from a Spectrum Health hospital.

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