Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Rehab company opens Toronto Stock Exchange

August 20, 2014
Key members of a publicly traded rehabilitation company opened the Toronto Stock Exchange on Wednesday morning. Read More

Hospital opens employee-funded suites

August 20, 2014
An employee fundraising team has helped complete the last piece of a hospital’s expansion and renovation. Read More

Cultural competence: Have we arrived?

August 18, 2014
As the face of America darkens — and the West Michigan community becomes increasingly diverse — it’s important to step back and assess our ability to effectively work in cross-cultural situations. Read More

Consortium earns cancer designation and grant

Money will keep clinical trials moving forward in West Michigan.

August 8, 2014
Hospitals and health care organizations in a West Michigan cancer research consortium now will be able to provide high-quality adult and pediatric clinical trials for patients in their communities. Read More

Adult day care chain builds on East Beltline

August 7, 2014
A national chain of adult day care centers is expanding its presence in the area by building a location at a popular shopping center. Read More

State investigates hospital for neglect

August 7, 2014
| By AP
A former director of a hospital — which controlled the release of information to the state — failed to report that a death of a patient might have involved negligence, according to a state investigation. Read More

Hospital wins Excellence in Patient Care award

August 6, 2014
A hospital is being recognized in Chicago this week for scoring high on an industry survey that measures patients’ perceptions of a hospital’s quality of care. Read More

EEOC updates guidelines related to pregnant employees

August 1, 2014
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued updated guidelines on pregnancy discrimination. Read More

Granger Group starts $22.5M senior living facility at Metro Health

The 102-unit project is scheduled for completion in 2015.

August 1, 2014
An upscale senior living community is now under development in the Metro Health Village complex in Wyoming as a local company continues to redesign health and wellness real estate. Read More

HOM reaches out to Hispanic community

August 1, 2014
Hospice of Michigan is looking to bring awareness and education to better serve the end-of-life needs of the Hispanic community. Read More