Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Hospital wins national award

September 17, 2014
A hospital in the region has been recognized by national standards organizations for a pair of its services. Read More

Metro Health shares step-by-step approach to sustainability

September 12, 2014
Metro Health landed on the 101 Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies in Michigan list for the third year in a row this year, which is no surprise given it’s currently celebrating the 10th year of its sustainability journey. Read More

City tops national list for pediatric care access

September 12, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A company that is reinventing the way consumers choose health care providers has recognized Grand Rapids as the best city in the country for pediatric patients to receive excellent medical care in an efficient and accessible manner. Read More

New food defense coordinators certified at Columbian Logistics

They are trained to handle crisis situations at food production facilities.

September 12, 2014
Columbian Logistics Network Supervisor Brian Price and Operations Manager Richard Schultz are now Certified Food Defense Coordinators through the American Institute of Baking, according to Columbian. Read More

Aquinas students teach Clark residents how to use social media

Service project unites students with local retirement community.

September 12, 2014
Tech-savvy Aquinas College students are volunteering to help seniors learn how to communicate in real-time with family members and friends. Read More

Spectrum leader touts Grand Rapids at World Leisure Congress

Heacock tells hundreds at Alabama gathering why GR is a ‘livable city.’

September 12, 2014
The city of Grand Rapids made a global debut at an international conference last week where academic professionals, policymakers and business leaders in the industries of leisure, tourism and recreation gathered for the first time in the United States. Read More

Association names Best and Brightest in Wellness

September 9, 2014
A statewide awards program that celebrates organizations that strive to develop a culture of health and wellness has recognized employers across West Michigan. Read More

Dermatology practice joins regional group

September 8, 2014
A local skin care practice has joined a dermatology group with offices across the Midwest to find “strength in numbers,” due partly to Obamacare. Read More

Health care organizations turn eye toward the sky

September 4, 2014
Two Michigan health care systems are exploring a partnership to improve accessibility and air transportation for critical care patients with the signing of a letter of intent and the launch of a due diligence process. Read More

Eat your veggies? Not likely

September 4, 2014
A new report shows adults throughout the world are not receiving important health benefits due to the lack of fruits and vegetables in their daily diet. Read More