Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Hospital governing body earns induction into Women's Hall of Fame

August 22, 2016
The governing body of a local hospital is being inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame. Read More

Drug maker acquiring distributor

August 18, 2016
A drug maker in the region is planning to acquire a U.S. distributor of health care and consumer goods products. Read More

Health system completes $24M project

August 17, 2016
A health system has completed a $24.5-million expansion and renovation project at its rehabilitation and nursing facility in town. Read More

Colleges launch Alzheimer's center

August 16, 2016
The U.S. National Institutes of Health has awarded $9 million to three Michigan universities for the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center, which launched this week, to study the disease and related dementias. Read More

Health screening company partners on test

August 16, 2016
A local health screening company has entered into a partnership with an out-of-state business to collaborate on a new test for pregnant women. Read More

Drug maker reaches settlement

August 16, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan is expected to get nearly $3.4 million from a multi-state settlement with a pharmaceutical company. Read More

Health information exchange produces summit

August 15, 2016
Health care professionals will have an opportunity to share ideas about using technology to improve public health on Tuesday during a nonprofit’s annual summit. Read More

Senior living community names associate executive director

August 12, 2016
A man with experience in health care business development is the new associate executive director and assisted living director at a senior living community in town. Read More

Get up from that desk, says dance proponent

August 5, 2016
Few business owners, or teachers for that matter, need to be as physically fit for their job as entrepreneur and Grand Valley State University adjunct faculty Laura Armenta. Read More

Health system plans $160M hospital expansion

August 4, 2016
A health system is planning a five floor, $160-million expansion to a hospital in the region to serve the next generation of patients. Read More