Health Care

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Grand Rapids is a top-10 market to 'stay in shape' in US

January 18, 2017
Grand Rapidians like to exert themselves. Read More

Behavioral health provider hires hospital medical director

January 18, 2017
Ending a nationwide search, a local behavioral health provider has found its new hospital medical director. Read More

The state of health care prices in West Michigan

January 17, 2017
Throughout my long career, I had the privilege of knowing and working with many fine hospital trustees. They are the people who set the policies that govern a hospital’s operations. They advocate for the hospital in the community. Hopefully, they advocate for the community to the hospital. Also, they are the ones who approve the prices patients and insurers are charged by their system. Read More

Partners raise $35K for health clinic

January 16, 2017
A local construction association and a nonprofit have donated $35,000 to a health care clinic serving an underserved population in Grand Rapids. Read More

Sports company partners with physical fitness firm

January 13, 2017
A sports company is adding a physical therapy, athletic training and wellness organization at one of its facilities. Read More

Firm builds out suites for health system

January 12, 2017
A local firm has built out two new office suites for a health system. Read More

Senior living community begins $3.3M expansion

January 10, 2017
A $3.3-million expansion to a local retirement community is underway. Read More

Former social workers turn pro organizers

Susie Marsh, Kate Wert help individuals with mental health issues organize spaces.

January 6, 2017
Two former social workers have turned their expertise toward helping individuals de-clutter their spaces and improve their mental health. Read More

Metro, U-M tout ‘choice’ in market

Metro Health CEO predicts five to seven years before full impact of affiliation is felt.

January 6, 2017
With the finalization of Metro Health’s affiliation agreement with the University of Michigan Health System at the end of 2016, the former underwent a name change. Read More

Doctors join women's health practice

January 4, 2017
There’s a new pair of doctors at a local women’s health practice. Read More