Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Peter and Joan Secchia CarePartners program opens at Spectrum

The initiative was created to coordinate care and appointments for critically ill children.

April 29, 2016
An opening ceremony was held last week for the new Peter and Joan Secchia CarePartners program at Helen Devos Children’s Hospital. Read More

Mercy finalizes plans for $271M campus

The Muskegon medical center will consolidate inpatient services at a central location.

April 29, 2016
A new $271 million, 267-bed medical center is headed to the lakeshore. Read More

State receives $17M from drug maker settlement

April 29, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan is getting $17.2 million after drug maker Pfizer agreed to resolve allegations that one of its companies failed to give Medicaid the same discounts it provided to private purchasers of a heartburn treatment. Read More

County clears downtown restaurant to re-open

April 29, 2016
A downtown restaurant that was forced to close last week for numerous health code violations is back in operation. Read More

Senior living community partners with hospital

April 27, 2016
A local senior living community has signed an agreement with a hospital that will enhance the community's rehabilitation services. Read More

West Michigan hospitals earn an A for patient safety

April 26, 2016
Nine West Michigan hospitals have received top marks for patient safety from a national watchdog nonprofit. Read More

The importance of corporate fitness

April 26, 2016
The logic behind why companies adopt employee wellness programs is fairly straightforward. Multiple studies from reputable sources show healthy employees cost employers less when it comes to health insurance and paid medical leave. Read More

County shuts down downtown restaurant

April 25, 2016
A downtown restaurant has been shuttered for at least one week due to a number of health code violations. Read More

Health system ranks among top 5 in US

April 25, 2016
A local health system is considered one of the top five large health systems in the nation. Read More

Perrigo names CEO and board chair

April 25, 2016
Perrigo has appointed a new CEO and a new chairman to replace Joseph Papa, following Papa’s “resignation and departure.” Read More