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Grand River Rehabilitation reception and waiting area

Doctor opens rehabilitation practice

A former Mary Free Bed doctor has opened a private practice in town. Read More

William Beecroft

Chamber producing Health Care Summit

Health care professionals are coming together next week for a conference on how employers can manage health care. Read More

Borgess Medical Center

Nonprofit names winners of Donation Champion Awards

A nonprofit that provides services necessary for organ donation has recognized a hospital and a health care pro in its first Donation Champion Awards. Read More

Hospital closing maternity ward

MANISTEE — A hospital is closing its maternity ward at the end of May due to low demand. Read More

App raises mental health awareness

Mental health help may be as close as your fingertips. Read More


Locally made carts foster creative time for kids

A Muskegon manufacturer unknowingly designed the “perfect” tool for a nonprofit program that’s deploying in California and Chicago. Read More

Clark's dementia

Clark’s dementia care makes international connection

A speech therapist recently returned to her home country of Singapore after spending eight weeks studying the dementia program at Clark Retirement Communities in Grand Rapids. Read More


Server forms recovery nonprofit

For someone committed to getting sober, working in a restaurant or bar with the sights and smells of beer all day can be tough. Read More

LRE at risk again of losing state contract

For a second time, the organization that handles Medicaid funding for five community mental health centers in West Michigan is at risk of having its state contract canceled. Read More

Kent hiring two lead inspectors

Kent County is adding two sanitarian positions to help identify lead exposure. Read More

Kevin Brozovich

Benefits agency acquires HR firm

An employee benefits agency has acquired a human resources consulting and training firm. Read More

Health systems team up on $48M laundry facility

DETROIT — Three health systems are teaming up to build and operate a $48-million medical laundry facility. Read More

FirstLight Home Care of Grand Rapids

Home care business wins Franchisee of the Year

A local home care franchise has been recognized nationally. Read More


'Kids Count' report ranks counties by children's well-being

A report ranking each Michigan county by the well-being of children has been released. Read More

Metro Health facade

Health system earns distinction for electronic records

A health system in the area has earned a top designation for its use of electronic medical record technology to improve patient care. Read More

Urgent Care

Pine Rest aims to ease strain on ERs

Kent County’s first urgent care center for mental health is now open. Read More

Elizabeth Christopherson

Inside Track: Continuing the family legacy

Elizabeth Christopherson is a third-generation dental care provider. Read More

Chase Korfhage adaptive bike

Hospital donates $68K for adaptive bikes

A local hospital’s donation is helping offset the cost of adaptive bikes for 85 children and adults with physical disabilities. Read More

Trilogy Health Services senior living Plainfield Township partial exterior rendering

Company proposes suburban senior living community

A new senior living community is being planned for a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More