Items Tagged with 'Alliance for Health'


Alliance for Health to focus on healthy eating

Annual meeting features stronger financial picture and new board members.

May 23, 2014
The next West Michigan health issue posing a threat — as well as economic development opportunities — will be at the forefront this year for the Alliance for Health. Read More

Street Talk: Alliance for Health has new leadership — and direction?

Far out!

February 28, 2014
The Alliance for Health board will meet today — the first time in more than 40 years that long-time Alliance President Lody Zwarensteyn will not be present. Read More

West Michigan’s elderly are falling victim to financial abuse

When somebody steals Grandma’s life savings, it’s usually a relative.

February 21, 2014
Each year, according to the Alliance for Health, about 80,000 Michigan elders fall victim to some form of criminal abuse — and one of the most common types is financial, in the form of fraud and embezzlement. Read More

Alliance for Health won’t endorse Ciena Healthcare project

Southfield company allegedly does not own the property in Grand Haven.

January 24, 2014
The Alliance for Health has advised the Michigan Department of Community Health it should not allow a Southfield nursing home management company to build a 62-bed facility in Grand Haven because it does not own the property. Read More

$48.9 million renovation proposed at Saint Mary’s

The hospital hasn’t had a major re-do in more than 20 years.

December 6, 2013
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s hospital on Jefferson Avenue SE in Grand Rapids will undergo a $48,894,695 renovation starting in January, resulting in more than eight new jobs, if the required Certificate of Need is granted by the state this month. Read More

Alliance for Health to screen controversial film

Political documentary claims health care system is seriously flawed.

November 29, 2013
The Alliance for Health First Friday forum this week is pegged to a free public screening of a recent political documentary one expert says has been seen by practically everybody in the health care industry. Read More

Lack of need may stall Grand Haven nursing home proposal

North Ottawa system scrapped plan early this year for the same reason.

October 4, 2013
The Alliance for Health will hold a public hearing Oct. 17 regarding four proposed investments in health-care-related projects that require a Certificate of Need from the state of Michigan. Read More

Street Talk: From those who care about Obamacare

Show time!

October 4, 2013
The health care industry often is labeled as stoic (at best) or apathetic (at worst). Read More

Exchange enrollment starts tomorrow

Cherry Street Health Services will help people sign up.

September 27, 2013
Cherry Street Health Services in Grand Rapids is the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Michigan. Read More

Inside Track: No stranger to change

Paul Brand, the new executive vice president of Alliance for Health, knows the U.S. health care system must be transformed.

September 27, 2013
Paul Brand’s first years were spent in the midst of some of the most profound change a major American city has endured. Read More