Register for grbj.com to manage your myGRBJ enewsletter preferences.

View Archived Issues

Norm Beauchamp

Chamber producing Medical Innovation Summit downtown

On the heels of a new biomedical research center opening downtown, the local chamber plans to host a summit for businesses to learn about medical innovation. Read More

Edith Piepenbrink

Hospice provider targets quality initiatives

On the heels of an office expansion in May, Grand Rapids-based Emmanuel Hospice plans to increase its grief support programming, music therapy and community education services in the coming year. Read More

Report looks at tools in talent battle

As attracting and retaining talent remains the top priority of CEOs, a new survey shows Michigan employers are more aware of the importance of competitive benefits and compensation than the national average. Read More

Man pleads guilty to fire that killed 13 therapy horses

A man accused of setting a fire that killed 13 therapy horses has pleaded guilty. Read More

Great Lakes Health Connect GLHC

Health information exchange adds nonprofit

A Grand Rapids-based health information exchange provider has added a health care nonprofit under its umbrella. Read More

Insurer leaves Michigan health exchange, citing volatility

One of the nine Michigan insurers that was planning to sell health insurance on the federal marketplace next year has reversed course, saying that it won't do so due to market uncertainties and volatility. Read More

Angela Walters, left, Sara Binkley-Tow

Nonprofit co-founders moving on

A nonprofit that helps parents adjust to caring for newborns is seeking a new leader as its co-founders prepare to step aside. Read More

Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center

MSU opens $88.1M Grand Rapids Research Center

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A facility that will bring research partners together to investigate diseases like cancer, autism, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer's opened on Medical Mile this month. Read More

Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health rides building boom

Ever since the merger of Butterworth Health System and Blodgett Memorial Medical Center two decades ago, a union that eventually would beget the region’s largest employer, Spectrum Health System has been synonymous with West Michigan’s status as a health care destination. Read More

Jim Wilson

Inside Track: Wilson is drawn to the executive side of health

Jim Wilson comes by his passion for health care honestly. Read More

Health system paying $90K in overtime dispute

DETROIT — The federal government said a Michigan health system has agreed to pay $90,000 in an overtime dispute with 22 employees. Read More

Camp Newaygo Health and Leadership Lodge exterior rendering

Camp building $1.2M lodge

A West Michigan camp is breaking ground on a $1.2-million lodge, the third phase in its $2.2-million expansion. Read More