Health Care

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Higher drug costs among health care trends for 2015

Employers need to understand the specialty drug pipeline.

November 28, 2014
Look for pharmacy trends to be a hot topic of discussion for employers during 2015. Read More

MSU launches rehab division

College of Human Medicine partners with Mary Free Bed.

November 28, 2014
The rehabilitative research and educational collaboration between a Grand Rapids-based medical school and rehabilitation hospital kicks off with the launch of a new division offered as an elective for medical students and residents. Read More

Winter slips and falls lead to rise in workers’ comp claims

Court rulings, depending on factors, aren’t always so cut-and-dried, either.

November 28, 2014
Along with mounds of snow and freezing cold temperatures, winter also brings a rise in workers’ compensation claims. Read More

Health information exchange shares medication histories

November 28, 2014
A health information exchange has partnered with a maker of health care software to provide its statewide membership with a platform that delivers patients' "comprehensive" medication histories. Read More

Students develop app for in-flight care

November 27, 2014
A group of college students has worked with a health system's helicopter team to develop a mobile app for in-flight patient care. Read More

Private therapy clinic triples presence

November 26, 2014
A pediatric clinic specializing in private speech and occupational therapy is moving across town into a space that will triple its size and make room for up to 10 more therapists. Read More

Metro Health changes prompt concerns

November 21, 2014
A member of the Michigan Certificate of Need Commission has expressed his concerns as a member of the community regarding the potential merger of Metro Health and the Tennessee-based Community Health System. Read More

Health system implements 'flatter' leadership structure

November 19, 2014
A major health system has made several executive leadership changes in advance of its “affiliation” plan, announced in 2013. Read More

Health system names CEO

November 18, 2014
An executive with more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry is the new CEO at a health care system in the region. Read More

Health plan launches 'digital magazine'

November 17, 2014
A health plan has developed a “digital magazine” to help people and employers make informed decisions on their health care. Read More