Items Tagged with 'Mercy Health'


CHE Trinity Health names CFO

April 9, 2014
The Michigan-based parent of a health care system in the region has appointed a new chief financial officer. Read More

Micki Benz cares for message

February 25, 2014
Micki Benz shoulders the overall responsibility for creating and delivering the message for the Mercy Health brand. Read More

Heart 2 Heart assesses risk

February 24, 2014
An event emphasizing prevention and management of heart failure will take place Tuesday in Grand Rapids. Read More

Health system plans $220M medical center

February 20, 2014
A health care system is planning to consolidate its area operations at a $220 million medical center. Read More

Health system builds out campus

December 6, 2013
A health system is the primary tenant for a 70,000-square-foot building being built at a 27-acre development in the area. Read More

ACLU sues US bishops over ethics at lakeshore hospital

December 3, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a sweeping federal lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over its ethical guidelines for Roman Catholic hospitals, arguing the directives were to blame for negligent care of a pregnant woman — at a lakeshore hospital — who went into early labor and whose baby died within hours. Read More

Mercy Health opens storefront office at lakeshore for uninsured

September 3, 2013
Mercy Health’s Lakeshore Campus will officially unveil its new storefront social services office this Friday. Read More

Inside Track: Lifelong career reflects growing interest in Oriental medicine

Craig Houchen came to Grand Rapids eight years ago to practice acupuncture at the Wege Institute for Mind, Body and Spirit.

August 23, 2013
Craig Houchen was a teenager, already very interested in Asian martial arts and “into everything Asian,” when his mother’s struggle to quit smoking was finally won — and how it happened was a major factor in his decision regarding his future career. Read More

Mercy Health physician groups merge

August 14, 2013
Physicians and other medical professionals employed by the Mercy Health hospital system in West Michigan have been joined together to form one new organization. Read More

Blue Care Network and Mercy Health partner on low-cost insurance plan

June 24, 2013
In response to the Affordable Care Act’s goal of reducing the number of uninsured Americans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Mercy Health in Grand Rapids have announced that as of Oct. 1, residents of Kent, Muskegon and Oceana counties who don’t have employer-sponsored health insurance, or who are Medicare-eligible, will be able to buy insurance from Blue Care Network of Michigan that is “very affordably priced.” Read More