Health Care

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Orthopedic practice extends reach

October 29, 2014
A medical practice focused on treating bone-related injuries has opened its second urgent care clinic to meet demand for specialized care from a growing patient base. Read More

Research center acquires drug-testing company

October 29, 2014
A research organization in the region has acquired a clinical trials company to create a “one-stop” resource for the drug-development industry. Read More

Mary Free Bed names chief medical officer

October 28, 2014
The new chief medical officer at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital has been part of its medical team since 1987. Read More

Law firm wins US Supreme Court ruling

October 21, 2014
The nation’s highest court has ruled in favor of a local law firm’s client and announced that it will not review a $6.1-million fraud judgment against Michigan's largest health insurer for years of hidden fees. Read More

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