Health Care

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Senior living community plans $9M expansion

May 4, 2016
A local senior living community is planning a $9.9-million expansion project. Read More

VARI scientist elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 4, 2016
A scientist from the Van Andel Research Institute has been elected to be a member of the National Academy of Sciences to help advise on national policy. Read More

Medical device supplier makes acquisition

May 2, 2016
A maker of medical devices and equipment in the region is expanding its presence in a global health care market with its latest acquisition. 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

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

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 recently 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