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Priority Health Cost Estimator

Insurer reports cost calculator saves $6.3M

A local health insurer is reporting its members and the organization itself have saved $6.3 million total since the launch of its cost-calculator tool. Read More

Aquinas College

College launches STEM expansion

A local Catholic liberal arts college has announced more upgrades to its campus as it enters the public phase of an ongoing $58-million capital campaign. Read More

Sanford House

Downtown mansion gets new life

A local addiction treatment center is opening a new location in a restored mansion downtown. Read More

Susan DeVuyst-Miller

GRBJ Podcast: Susan DeVuyst-Miller of Ferris State University

Susan DeVuyst-Miller — an assistant professor at the Ferris State University College of Pharmacy — is the featured guest in episode 47 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Joan Budden

Chamber announces ATHENA winner

A local chamber of commerce has selected a health insurance executive as the recipient of its annual award geared toward women in leadership roles. Read More

Sponges

Hospitals absorb surgical safety system

A new surgical safety system is being used to improve patient care in more than 550 hospitals nationwide. Read More

9Round

Kickboxing gym opening next month

A new kickboxing franchise is opening in the area. Read More

Spectrum Meijer drugs

Retailer, health system brand their own OTC meds

West Michigan's two largest employers are teaming up. Read More

Genesis Innovation

Medical device startup attracts funding

A lakeshore medical device tech startup has closed an oversubscribed $1.125-million capital fundraising round. Read More

Sherine Obare

College names interim executive

A college in the region has selected an interim vice president for research who has an extensive background in international science research. Read More

Mary Free Bed handcycle

Handcycle provides off-road experience for paralysis victims

A local rehab hospital now boasts the state’s first off-road adaptive handcycle program, courtesy of a $10,000 grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Read More

Supporting mental health days

When a Michigan-based software developer took time off of work to focus on her mental health, the CEO of her company responded, and his response went viral — for all the right reasons. Read More

Ceiling collapse kills one worker, injures another

Authorities said one worker has died and another has been injured after a section of ceiling collapsed at a civic center in the region. Read More