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Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals
The hospital hasn’t had a major re-do in more than 20 years.
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s hospital on Jefferson Avenue SE in Grand Rapids will undergo a $48,894,695 renovation starting in January, resulting in more than eight new jobs, if the required Certificate of Need is granted by the state this month. Read More
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a sweeping federal lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over its ethical guidelines for Roman Catholic hospitals, arguing the directives were to blame for negligent care of a pregnant woman — at a lakeshore hospital — who went into early labor and whose baby died within hours. Read More
Political documentary claims health care system is seriously flawed.
The Alliance for Health First Friday forum this week is pegged to a free public screening of a recent political documentary one expert says has been seen by practically everybody in the health care industry. Read More
A local hospital has won a national award that recognizes top-performing facilities that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in patient satisfaction. Read More
A health system said Monday that it has opened the “first comprehensive” Brain & Spine Tumor Center in West Michigan. Read More