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Perrigo rejects latest offer from rival drug maker

April 27, 2015
Over-the-counter medicine maker Perrigo is rejecting the latest unsolicited acquisition offer from a rival drug maker. Read More

A perfect storm in mental health services

Kent commissioners hear details of the Network180 crisis.

April 24, 2015
The Kent County Board of Commissioners heard details of the “perfect storm” funding crisis in community mental health services, with the disparity between what the state government does for Southeast Michigan versus West Michigan once again an issue. Read More

It could be worse

Study shows Michigan has lower health care costs than neighboring states.

April 24, 2015
If you think health care is expensive, just know that it could be worse. Read More

Public-private team seeks to bring EV Airway Innovation to market

GVSU student plays integral role in developing ‘foolproof’ breathing tube.

April 24, 2015
A West Michigan graduate student has designed a medical device in collaboration with Spectrum Health Innovations and clinical staff to reduce risk to patients during hospital stays. Read More

Health system ranks among top 15 in US

April 22, 2015
A health system has outperformed its peers to be considered one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation. Read More

Perrigo rejects $29B offer from rival drug maker

April 22, 2015
| By AP
Over-the-counter medicine maker Perrigo is turning down a buyout offer from a rival generic drug maker that valued the company at $205 per share, or almost $29 billion, because it's too low. Read More

Survey identifies health improvements and concerns

April 20, 2015
A 2014 survey of leading health indicators highlights risk factors and improved health behaviors among Kent County residents. Read More

Forum set on Metro, CHS deal

Attorney General hosts public hearing Thursday.

April 17, 2015
Citizens and competitors will get their say on a proposed hospital sale when Attorney General Bill Scheutte hosts a public hearing Thursday in Wyoming. Read More

Health center wins grant from CVS foundation

April 17, 2015
A nonprofit health center has won a grant from the foundation of CVS Health that it will use to serve under-insured patients in the community. Read More

Health system commits $56M for integration

April 15, 2015
A health system has committed millions to a health care provider in the region and its foundation as part of an agreement to integrate their operations. Read More