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

Earthbound provides eco-friendly water management

Company mitigates storm water runoff and standing water through natural means.

February 27, 2015
A Muskegon-based startup is tapping into an eco-friendly device developed by a Detroit company to revolutionize the solution to water management problems. Read More

The state of American well-being

Policy changes are needed before Michigan will fare better in a national survey.

February 27, 2015
Although a number of factors such as the rate of uninsured and life evaluation have improved across the country, Gallup-Healthways’ latest State of American Well-Being places Michigan among the bottom 10 states. Read More

Senior living nonprofit hosts job fair

February 27, 2015
A senior living nonprofit will host a job fair on Monday to fill 50 to 75 health care positions at its campuses in the area. Read More

Nonprofit receives $106K grant from drug maker

February 27, 2015
A nonprofit medical clinic is building on two successful years of cardiovascular health outreach and educational programming to local residents as it receives its third-consecutive grant from a national foundation. Read More

The Right Place reports year-end numbers

February 26, 2015
The Right Place has released its economic development numbers for 2014 in its annual report. Read More

Health plan launches cost-calculator tool

February 25, 2015
A health plan has launched a web-based tool for its members to calculate their anticipated costs to find the most-affordable services. Read More

Startup develops technology to automate city parking

February 23, 2015
A startup is developing a way urban drivers can automate the way they pay for parking spaces. Read More

Independent physicians form clinical network

Patient care and reducing burden on employers are at the heart of the decision.

February 20, 2015
Independent physicians in West Michigan are building more clout. Read More

Lawmakers eye venture funding cap

Some fear shutting off the capital pipeline will send startups elsewhere.

February 20, 2015
A fund-of-funds investment program created to support an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Michigan is under pressure as legislators seek to cash out their expense tab early. Read More

Ecommerce startup eyes cat owners

February 20, 2015
A startup has built an ecommerce site dedicated to giving cats the royal treatment. Read More