Health Care

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Cancer consortium names Kent County supervisor to board

October 20, 2014
A Kent County Health Department supervisor with a diverse public health background is joining the board of the Michigan Cancer Consortium. Read More

Economic freedom is key to health care reform

October 17, 2014
I left the recent West Michigan Policy Forum with a bit of a different perspective than most who attended. Read More

Agility Health names VP of IT

October 16, 2014
The new vice president of information technology at Agility Health has more than 30 years of sales and software experience and will lead a widespread product release. Read More

Hospital opens urgent care center

October 15, 2014
A hospital has opened a second urgent care center to combat projected increases in non-essential visits to the emergency room during a physician shortage. Read More

Grand Rapids Drive partners with health system

October 15, 2014
The Grand Rapids Drive have their trainers and another partner for the upcoming basketball season. Read More

Purple Community hits $1M fundraising milestone

October 10, 2014
In five years, a Grand Rapids-based fundraising program has engaged community members to raise more than $1 million supporting the fight against cancer and neurodegenerative diseases through personalized hosted events. Read More

ACA's 'pay or play' rules coming soon

Employers could face two separate financial penalties.

October 10, 2014
After a one-year delay, the Affordable Care Act’s “pay or play” rules are about to take effect. Read More

Developer plans three medical buildings on East Paris

October 10, 2014
A developer is planning to build three office buildings on a busy corridor to meet demand for space by the health care industry. Read More

Home care franchise enters market

October 9, 2014
A national home care franchise has entered the market to offer custom service plans for non-medical care. Read More

Medical device startup lands $250K grant

Sisu Global Health’s Hemafuse can replace soup ladles in surgery in Africa.

October 3, 2014
A Grand Rapids startup that is developing a manual auto-transfusion device to treat ruptured ectopic pregnancies and internal hemorrhages in Sub-Saharan Africa will receive a $250,000 grant from a global competition whose sponsors include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID. Read More