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Bronson Methodist Hospital dining area

'Micro-grocery store' opens in hospital

A small grocery store has opened inside a hospital in the region. Read More


Program aims to showcase health care jobs

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Amid an impending shortage of health care workers, a foundation is taking steps to introduce more West Michigan high school students to medical fields. Read More

Allegan General Hospital

Hospital plans to 'join' health system

A hospital in the area is planning to “join” a statewide health care system. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide fitness center rendering

Wolverine Worldwide expanding HQ

Wolverine Worldwide is adding three facilities designed to improve employee experience at its headquarters. Read More

Todd Custer large

Designing behavioral health settings

Behavioral health care focuses on supporting both mind and body, from the treatment of mental illness to intervention for substance abuse and other addictions. For many of us, life has intersected with behavioral health care through our own experience or our loved ones — and we’re not alone. Read More

Joint Surgery

Holland Hospital sees record-setting joint surgeries

Dr. Derick Johnson personally performed 450 joint replacement surgeries last year for Holland Hospital. Read More

Peter Bergmann

Health system hires president

A health system in the region has selected a new president. Read More

MSU creating new fund for Nassar victims

EAST LANSING — Michigan State University said it is creating a new fund to help victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar, months after a similar program was suspended over fraud allegations. Read More

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Grand Rapids is the 51st 'best metro' for STEM pros

Grand Rapids has been ranked the 51st “best metro” for professionals in STEM occupations. Read More

Nancy Schlichting

Nonprofit producing Women in Healthcare Leadership

A nonprofit is hosting the half-day Women in Healthcare Leadership event downtown. Read More

Angela Ditmar

Q&A: Angela Ditmar

Angela Ditmar is the president of Spectrum Health Pennock and the system's southeast regional market leader. Read More

prescription drugs

Health system joins group making generic drugs

A West Michigan health system has joined an industry group working to make low-cost generic drugs through a new nonprofit organization. Read More

NOVA Medical

Doctors open direct primary care office

Two new doctors are launching a subscription-based primary care office in Grand Rapids meant to significantly cut costs for patients. Read More

5 tips for keeping your New Year’s health resolutions

It's that time of year when many of us are setting one or more New Year’s resolutions related to our health. Read More

Online tool helps employees fulfill healthy living

A new year often brings with it new health and fitness resolutions. But those fall by the wayside for many people within a few months — or weeks. Read More

Research leads to growing hope for Parkinson’s disease

Since its first description more than 200 years ago, the causes of Parkinson’s disease and its progression have largely remained shrouded in shadows, eluding scientists and frustrating people anxious for a cure. Read More

Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital PCICU

Health system opens specialty intensive care unit

A local health system has opened a new specialized intensive care unit downtown. Read More

Ablative Solutions web screenshot

Medical startup raises $77M

A medical startup in the region developing a system for high blood pressure treatment has received $77 million in funding. Read More

Perrigo lab

Drug maker launches generic spray for psoriasis

A drug maker in the area has launched a generic version of a topical spray for treating psoriasis. Read More