Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Entrepreneur integrates fitness equipment into furniture

December 9, 2016
An entrepreneur with years of experience in the furniture industry has designed a new line of armchairs that feature built-in fitness equipment. Read More

Health system opening $13.8M integrated care facility

December 7, 2016
A health system is opening a new 30,000-square-foot facility in the region. Read More

Watchdog rates hospitals among tops in US

December 6, 2016
A trio of hospitals in the region have been honored by a nonprofit watchdog. Read More

Avoiding workplace injuries

December 5, 2016
Whether you’re a small startup or an established corporation, preventing workplace injuries has never been more important. Recent estimates place the cost of occupational injuries to businesses at close to $170 billion, which means being proactive and preventing injuries is a great way for companies to improve their bottom lines. Read More

College constructing $37.5M building along Medical Mile

December 1, 2016
A local college has broken ground on a health care campus along Medical Mile and selected the namesake for the building — a prominent business leader and the project’s first and lead donor. Read More

Drug startup secures $10M

November 29, 2016
A startup drug developer in town has closed a $5-million Series A venture financing round and won $5 million in federal grants. Read More

Inside Track: ‘Leading with compassion’

Dean of MSU College of Human Medicine preaches treating everybody, especially his patients, with respect.

November 25, 2016
As a child, Norman J. Beauchamp Jr. always came to the dinner table prepared to answer three questions posed by his mother: How was your day? What was your highlight? And did you achieve your goals? Read More

Health information exchange partners with specimen supplier

November 24, 2016
A local health information exchange will provide human bio-specimens and data to a supplier serving the medical research industry under a new partnership. Read More

Medical school wins national award

November 23, 2016
A local medical school has been honored by a national association for its “outstanding contributions to medicine” and community service. Read More

Insurer launches plan with 'full access' to health system

November 21, 2016
A health insurer has launched a new plan that gives members “full access” to a health system in the region. Read More