Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Health system building integrated care center

July 29, 2015
Construction has begun on a new 10,000-square-foot integrated care campus that will be located in Berlin Township. Read More

State accuses ex-public health official of spending $510K on psychic

July 28, 2015
| By AP
The former head of a mental health organization in the region is accused of giving $510,000 in public funds to a psychic palm reader in Florida under the guise of health care consulting. Read More

Piecing the puzzle together

Agent Z Project looks to unmask environmental triggers of M.S.

July 24, 2015
A West Michigan-based research effort hopes to raise a minimum of $50,000 to fund what could be the next step in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis. Read More

HIE reaches participation milestones

Great Lakes Health Connect strives to improve efficiency and value of patient care.

July 24, 2015
A Grand Rapids-based Health Information Exchange continues to grow, as medical practices, providers and organizations connect with the network and leverage clinical data solutions to improve coordination of patient care. Read More

National medical group acquires anesthesia practice

July 24, 2015
A publicly traded medical group providing a range of services has acquired an anesthesia practice in the region. Read More

Society names company Metalcaster of the Year

July 24, 2015
A national society has named a company in the region Metalcaster of the Year for its commitment to corporate responsibility and its employees’ health. Read More

Health plan earns designation as Michigan benchmark

July 22, 2015
A health plan by a local provider is being recommended to serve as Michigan’s benchmark plan. Read More

Health care supplier rolls out lab printers

July 22, 2015
A health care supplier is rolling out a pair of lab printers to help anatomical pathologists reduce patient identification error, inefficiencies and waste. Read More

Hospitals rate among 'most wired' in US

July 20, 2015
Seven hospitals in the region are considered among the “most-wired” hospitals in the country. Read More

Inside Track: Focused beyond the tragedy

Stephen Cohle’s interest in forensic pathology led him to accept the job of Kent County deputy medical examiner in 1982.

July 17, 2015
Dr. Stephen D. Cohle’s work day often entails things people don’t want to contemplate. Read More