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Mark Gurney

Drug development company partners with center at MIT and Harvard

A local drug development company is now partners with a center for psychiatric research at MIT and Harvard. Read More


Snow and field runoff could close beaches

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) LANSING — Even after all the snow Michigan received this winter is gone and melted, it could still find a way to adversely impact summer vacations. Read More

Baker College of Muskegon health sciences center

College builds $8M health sciences center

A college in the region is investing $8 million to build a health sciences center at one of its campuses. Read More

Fresenius Medical Care headquarters

Dialysis company builds out clinic

A dialysis company with German roots is building a 9,300-square-foot clinic with a local contractor. Read More

Ben Carter

CHE Trinity Health names CFO

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

Meijer shoppers

Meijer partners with vision-center chain

Meijer has decided to become exclusive with a national eye care retailer — as part of its strategy to be a one-stop shop for health care services. Read More

Jiyan Ma

VAI names laboratory head

Van Andel Research Institute has appointed a laboratory head focused on a nuanced area of study within the field of neurodegenerative diseases. Read More

Clinical-stage company earns FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a venture-backed company’s device to treat high blood pressure. Read More

Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital

West Michigan hospital lands among nation's Top 100

A Grand Rapids-based hospital is among the 100 Great Hospitals in America. Read More


Resisting the consolidation trend among hospitals

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Officially, it’s North Ottawa Community Health System, but people in the Grand Haven area know it by its acronym, NOCH. Read More

Insurance provider services may reduce employer costs

With the recent consumer enrollment deadline past, and the extended option for consumers and employers alike to keep prior non-reformed plans, the Affordable Care Act is a frequent topic of discussion. Read More

2014 health rankings used for comparison and assessment

Counties across the country got health checkups recently, and those in West Michigan seem to be in pretty good shape. Read More

Confronting Parkinson’s disease from every angle

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and for those affected by this disease it’s a reminder of the work yet to be done. Read More

Press building with College of Human Med

MSU issues RFQ for developer-financed research center

A research center project in downtown Grand Rapids is entering its first phase after Michigan State University issued a request for qualifications from developers interested in a public-private partnership with the school. Read More