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A tipster said last week that Metro Health may make a big announcement very soon regarding its choice of a new partner. Read More
Metro Health announced Thursday that it will expand its partnership with Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan to jointly develop what it calls “an orthopaedic center of excellence” at the hospital in Wyoming this fall. Read More
U.S. Federal Properties Co., a private, for profit Missouri development firm, has announced it will break ground in April on the new Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic on the campus of Metro Health Village in Wyoming. Read More
Metro Health Hospital has announced it is participating in a clinical trial for Spectranetics Corp. related to laser treatment of peripheral arterial disease or PAD. The trial is expected to involve 353 patients at Metro Health and 34 other teaching hospitals around the world. Read More
It will be re-named the Metro Health OAM Surgery Center.
Metro Health and its joint venture partner, Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan, have announced that they will expand their downtown surgery center, adding a fourth operating room in January, and have already received certificate of need approval for the additional surgery space. Read More
West Michigan is a prime area for mergers/acquisitions as health care faces reform.
Metro Health is seeking a partner. Trinity Health, which owns major hospitals in West Michigan including Saint Mary’s, announces a huge multi-state merger with another large Catholic hospital system. McLaren Health Care, one of the fastest growing systems in eastern Michigan, is interested in West Michigan. Spectrum Health System keeps expanding, both in services and territory. Read More
Metro Health is a specialty hospital in Michigan as a provider of osteopathic medical education, and it is once again convening a comparatively public search for yet another “strategic partner” to broaden its services while maintaining its specialty. Read More
A deal with McLaren Health Care is among the possibilities.
Metro Health, the third largest acute care hospital in the Grand Rapids area, is beginning an “active search” for a “strategic partner” that would allow it to continue to accelerate its growth in view of rapidly changing conditions in the health care industry, due particularly to the Affordable Care Act. Read More
Hospitals are trying to reduce readmission rates to comply with Affordable Care Act.
Another aspect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act kicked in with the start of the new federal fiscal year on Oct. 1, when Medicare began penalizing hospitals that have certain types of Medicare patients who are discharged and then readmitted too soon, too often. Read More