Health Care

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Spectrum Health faces parking crunch

December 12, 2014
The Parking Commission isn’t the only group mulling over downtown parking. Spectrum Health is also considering its parking future. Read More

Autocam Medical expands its presence

Acquisition of Tennessee firm should bring combined 2015 revenues to $100M.

December 12, 2014
A Grand Rapids-based medical device company is looking to expand into the contract/manufacturing market by adding to its customer base with the acquisition of a Tennessee-based manufacturer. Read More

Trillium sparks conversation on how to live, die and grieve well

Holland Home affiliation leverages technical, financial and administrative infrastructure.

December 12, 2014
A new organization is taking a different approach to the end-of-life journey by emphasizing honest communication between patient and physician and serving as a resource for those navigating complex medical and emotional decisions. Read More

University considers health building for downtown parking lot

December 12, 2014
The acquisition of a parking lot in downtown Grand Rapids is viewed as a key strategic move by a university to support the growth of its health care capacity. Read More

Hospitals partner on $7M unit

December 10, 2014
A hospital is extending its reach in the state by partnering with a health care system to construct a $7-million unit with 40 private inpatient rooms. Read More

Health system partners with insurer on HMO plan

December 10, 2014
A national insurer is rolling out an HMO plan to the local market as part of a partnership with a health care system. Read More

State orders independent review of hospital

December 9, 2014
| By AP
The state of Michigan is hiring a behavioral health provider to conduct an independent review of a state-run hospital in the region, which is under scrutiny over patient safety. Read More

Medical device maker reaches $80M settlement

December 8, 2014
| By AP
A medical device maker has agreed to pay about $80 million to end a federal investigation into one of its acquisitions. Read More

VAI partners with Grand Rapids school district

December 3, 2014
The “scientists on the hill” are partnering with public school educators to change how they teach science to students. Read More

Hospital ranks among tops in US

December 2, 2014
A local hospital is one of the “Top Hospitals” in the country. Read More