Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


VARI scientist elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 25, 2017
The chief scientific officer at a local research institution has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Read More

West Michigan health systems rank among top 15 in US

April 24, 2017
A pair of West Michigan health systems have been named among the top 15 in the country by an industry analyst. Read More

Authorities: Doctor might have performed procedures in barn

April 24, 2017
| By AP
Authorities said a doctor in the region might have endangered patients and the public by performing procedures in a barn. Read More

Medical clinic creates Spanish diabetes program

April 21, 2017
A local nonprofit medical clinic now offers a program catering to Spanish-speaking diabetes patients. Read More

Is my smartphone making me dumb?

April 21, 2017
I read an article recently about building cultural intelligence and the role that your smartphone may play in hindering your ability to do so. Evidently, we need time to be bored. Read More

Health system appoints COO

April 15, 2017
A local health care executive has been appointed to a newly created system-wide leadership position. Read More

Inside Track: Breuker has a ‘servant’s heart’

Holland Home CEO began nursing career on a dare.

April 14, 2017
When Mina Breuker introduces herself to new employees at Holland Home, she leaves them with a simple message, steeped in her own experience — “See? A nurse’s aide can become president.” Read More

West Michigan hospitals score As

April 13, 2017
Seven West Michigan hospitals have earned top marks for hospital safety, according to a nonprofit watchdog group. Read More

Practice opens medical nail salon

April 12, 2017
A podiatry practice has opened a specialized medical nail salon in town. Read More

Startup raises $40M in funding

April 11, 2017
A pharmaceutical startup in the region has re-branded and closed a $40-million Series A financing round. Read More