City hall, county government and the state legislature
A group of health information exchanges in the Midwest are joining together to create and test a new concept with the goal of improving health care for patients. Read More
A hospital in the area has received approval from the state to perform elective percutaneous coronary intervention, commonly known as angioplasty, in its cardiac catheterization laboratories. Read More
Michigan Pain Consultants agrees to be part of FDA trial to develop oral version of drug.
Dr. Mark Gostine, co-founder of Michigan Pain Consultants, said chronic pain and depression go hand in hand, which is why 40 to 50 percent of his practice’s patients are on anti-depressants. Read More
Public has opportunity to voice opinions on the proposal as it goes through the city commission approval process.
The Vital Streets Oversight Commission completed work on a Vital Streets draft plan that will go before the Grand Rapids City Commission in November. Read More
Program hopes to continue to reduce infant mortality and adverse birth outcomes.
Over the past 11 years, the Strong Beginnings program, which is administered by Spectrum Health in Kent County, has helped reduce infant mortality and adverse birth outcomes by 50 percent for African-Americans. Read More