Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers health care, economic development, higher education, startups, human resources and lakeshore. Email Rachel at rweick at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelJean14

ARTICLES

Metro Health changes prompt concerns

November 21, 2014
A member of the Michigan Certificate of Need Commission has expressed his concerns as a member of the community regarding the potential merger of Metro Health and the Tennessee-based Community Health System. Read More

Kellogg survey reveals optimism in Latino community

November 21, 2014
A national poll conducted by Latino Decisions for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation revealed that, despite concerns of increasing discrimination and inequities for Latinos and their families in the United States, there is a prevailing sense of optimism about the future. Read More

Nothing normal about Black Friday chaos

WMU prof says craziness is actually part of the allure.

November 21, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Robert Harrison is actually something of an expert on the single most chaotic shopping day of the year. Read More

$15M seed fund triples presence downtown

November 21, 2014
A seed fund that regularly invests in startup “experiments” is building out a new home in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Lakeshore chamber names Small Business Person of the Year

November 20, 2014
The chairman of an electronics maker that's lighting up with business is the Small Business Person of the Year at the lakeshore. Read More

Startup groups homebuyers by neighborhood

November 20, 2014
A startup is developing a web platform to help homebuyers “create momentum” in neighborhoods by coordinating their purchases together. Read More

Nonprofit hosts Economic Outlook for West Michigan

November 20, 2014
A regional economic development nonprofit is hosting its Economic Outlook for West Michigan next month — an event that’s expected to draw business and community leaders from across the region. Read More

Health system implements 'flatter' leadership structure

November 19, 2014
A major health system has made several executive leadership changes in advance of its “affiliation” plan, announced in 2013. Read More

Health system names CEO

November 18, 2014
An executive with more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry is the new CEO at a health care system in the region. Read More

Health plan launches 'digital magazine'

November 17, 2014
A health plan has developed a “digital magazine” to help people and employers make informed decisions on their health care. Read More