Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Medical company facing involuntary bankruptcy petition

April 20, 2018
Creditors of a medical company in the region have commenced involuntary bankruptcy proceedings against the business. Read More

Tests show Flint water quality is improving

April 20, 2018
| By AP
FLINT — Independent tests are confirming that water quality in Flint has improved. Read More

Ranir hires CFO

April 19, 2018
A maker of oral care products has named a new chief financial officer with decades of experience in the consumer products industry. Read More

U-M drops ex-president's name from building

April 19, 2018
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan Board of Regents has voted to strip the name of a former school president from a campus science building. Read More

Spectrum, EGR debate parking issue

Blodgett Hospital wants to replace old ramp, but residents say initial plans compromise historical area’s character.

April 13, 2018
Efforts by Spectrum Health to begin a $30-million parking structure project at Blodgett Hospital are being challenged by East Grand Rapids residents. Read More

Perrigo’s Amazon-exclusive brand grows

Pharmaceutical manufacturing company’s Basic Care line includes more than 60 products, up from 40 since August.

April 13, 2018
Perrigo is in the first year of selling a brand of pharmaceuticals exclusively on Amazon. Read More

Surgery center begins same-day joint replacements

Procedures once kept patients in the hospital up to 10 days.

April 13, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A lot has changed in the field since Dr. Robert DeMaagd began joint replacement surgery 30 years ago. Read More

State building new veterans home in Grand Rapids

April 13, 2018
| By AP
Michigan has secured federal funding to build new veterans homes in Grand Rapids and the Detroit area. Read More

Health system acquires practice and urgent care center

April 11, 2018
A health system in the region has acquired a long-time partner with thousands of patients. Read More

Deal aims to help children exposed to lead

April 10, 2018
| By AP
FLINT — An agreement has been reached to get more services to Flint children who were exposed to lead in drinking water. Read More