Health Care

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College students engineer mobility device for 16-month-old girl

March 3, 2015
College students have applied their engineering and physical therapy skills to create a device that gives a 16-month-old girl a chance at independent mobility. Read More

Hospital ranks among nation's 'Top 100 Hospitals'

March 3, 2015
For the 10th time, a hospital in the region is considered one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation. Read More

Integrity at nonprofits

February 27, 2015
What does integrity mean and what’s it worth? To a nonprofit organization, it should be everything. Read More

The state of American well-being

Policy changes are needed before Michigan will fare better in a national survey.

February 27, 2015
Although a number of factors such as the rate of uninsured and life evaluation have improved across the country, Gallup-Healthways’ latest State of American Well-Being places Michigan among the bottom 10 states. Read More

Direct-pay medicine presents alternative health care model

Legislature exempts these types of medical retainer agreements from state’s insurance act.

February 27, 2015
If you have ever had the experience of being rushed out the door of your doctor’s office with a prescription in hand but little understanding of what was wrong with you or what you’d been prescribed, you are not alone. Read More

Senior living nonprofit hosts job fair

February 27, 2015
A senior living nonprofit will host a job fair on Monday to fill 50 to 75 health care positions at its campuses in the area. Read More

Nonprofit receives $106K grant from drug maker

February 27, 2015
A nonprofit medical clinic is building on its successful work with low-income residents as it receives its third-consecutive grant from a national foundation. Read More

Health organizations reach false-claims settlements with feds

February 25, 2015
Two health care organizations that worked together have agreed to pay the U.S. government to settle false-claims allegations. Read More

Health plan launches cost-calculator tool

February 25, 2015
A health plan has launched a web-based tool for its members to calculate their anticipated costs to find the most-affordable services. Read More

Q&A: Lynn Happel

February 23, 2015
Dr. Lynn Happel graduated from MSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Read More