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cryo-electron microscope

VARI invests $10M in microscope facility

The Van Andel Research Institute downtown has beefed up its seeing power to the tune of $10 million in new equipment and construction. Read More

Charisse Mitchell

Nonprofit hires CEO

A local nonprofit focused on supporting victims of domestic and sexual violence has named its new CEO. Read More

Taxing of satellite health centers needs clarity

How much land can a nonprofit hospital remove from the tax rolls? That’s a key question as a tax tribunal judge recently ruled against Grand Rapids Township and for Spectrum Health. Read More

Rich Sorota

Inside Track: A life of purpose

Having a purpose is important to Rich Sorota, which is why his current role as president and CEO of Ranir is the best of his career. Read More

Meals on Wheels

Rocky road ahead for Meals on Wheels?

Meals on Wheels Western Michigan is considering the possibility it will have to eliminate up to 37,000 meals for seniors if cuts in the White House budget released two weeks ago are realized. Read More

Vista Springs Holland Meadows apartment interior

Senior living community completes $2M expansion

An assisted living facility’s $2-million expansion is finished. Read More

Workers face charges in death of senior living resident

Two workers have been charged in the death of an 85-year-old woman who was found in cold weather outside an assisted living facility in the area. Read More

Gateway at Belknap apartment interior

$15M urban apartment building opens leasing

A $15-million apartment building near downtown has opened leasing. Read More

Ranir headquarters

Procter & Gamble sues company for patent infringement

Procter & Gamble has filed suit against a local maker of oral care products, alleging patent infringement. Read More

Mark Feyen

Court earns national 'mentor' status from DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice has recognized a court in the region for its work helping non-violent felony offenders with substance use disorders. Read More

Tina Freese Decker

Q&A: Tina Freese Decker

Tina Freese Decker is the president of Spectrum Health Hospital Group, where she’s responsible for the successful operation of 12 hospitals and 170 care and service sites. Read More

John Butzer

Inside Track: A new world of medicine

For nearly three decades, John Butzer was the chief of medicine at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. Read More

New law gives physician assistants greater autonomy

A new law will expand the scope of possibility for care providers, such as Libby Anderson, a physician assistant at Spectrum Health. Read More

Law eases trust planning for disabled individuals

For individuals with disabilities, a two-word change makes a world of difference. Read More

The picture of the United States health care crisis

Human resource professionals are expected to deal with all health care matters from a variety perspectives. Read More

Resthaven formal dining table events

Senior living community launches $5M fundraising campaign

A senior living community in the region is planning an expansion. Read More

GRBJ TWOB 2017 Kelly Rossman-McKinney, left, Rhonda Kallman and Valencia Agnew

Business Journal names Top Women Owned Businesses

On a day when the Business Journal honored West Michigan women business owners, there was nary a dry eye in the house. Read More