Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Competitive advantage fuels medical packager

Packaging Compliance Labs co-founders use prior experience in field to serve current clients.

June 23, 2017
It didn’t take Packaging Compliance Labs LLC long to grow out of the brand new, 5,000-square-foot space it took on last year. Read More

Retirement communities make effort to diversify

Longer life spans and uncertain health care landscape strain retirement savings, forcing providers to adapt and partner.

June 23, 2017
According to Steve Zuiderveen, two-thirds of all the people who have lived to age 65 are alive today — and many of them have not saved enough for retirement. Read More

Public health survey will cover county

Johnson Center at GVSU partners with Kent County Health Department to expand VoiceGR to VoiceKent.

June 23, 2017
A 16-year-old survey that measures the health of Grand Rapids by collecting data on topics from poverty to public safety has expanded to encompass the whole county. Read More

Deck collapses at venue

June 23, 2017
| By AP
Authorities said at least 14 people were injured when a deck collapsed at a rentable venue in the region. Read More

Stryker partners with GE business

June 23, 2017
A maker of medical devices and equipment has partnered with GE’s 3D printing business to enhance its supply chain. Read More

Psychologist pleads guilty to health care fraud

June 23, 2017
A psychologist has pled guilty to felony health care fraud for billing insurers for counseling sessions he did not provide. Read More

Eye care group acquires practice

June 21, 2017
A local eye care group has acquired an established practice. Read More

Medical device maker acquiring company for $701M

June 19, 2017
A West Michigan maker of medical devices and equipment is acquiring a Canadian medical imaging company for $701 million. Read More

Life EMS appoints control center director

June 19, 2017
A local emergency medical services provider has promoted a 26-year company vet to head up its control center. Read More

Slow and steady wins the race

Rx Optical vice president of marketing credits slow growth model for 70 years of business.

June 16, 2017
A slow and intentional approach to expansion has been the key to Kalamazoo-based Rx Optical’s 70 years of success. Read More