Health Care

Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals


Sides debate cameras in nursing homes

Proposed legislation would allow patient monitoring, but opponents cite privacy.

February 21, 2020
LANSING — A bill to allow placement of cameras inside nursing homes is sparking controversy between legislators and the nursing home industry. Read More

HealthWest assists with mental health services

February 19, 2020
A local mental health service provider is stepping in to fill the gap amid a clinic’s pending closure. Read More

Manufacturer ranks as 8th ‘Best Company to Work For’ in U.S.

February 19, 2020
A West Michigan maker of medical devices and equipment was rated one of the nation’s best employers. Read More

Statewide health system names top leader

February 17, 2020
A national health system with a presence throughout Michigan named the state’s top leader. Read More

Scientist is VAI’s first Sloan Research Fellow

February 17, 2020
A local health scientist was awarded $75,000 to support neuroscience research. Read More

VAI co-funding $4.5M for Parkinson’s research

February 14, 2020
The Van Andel Institute has joined a $4.5 million funding agreement for Parkinson’s research. Read More

Flu season warrants preparation among cleaning firms

Professional Maintenance of Michigan tracks germs in the southern hemisphere to plan for winters.

February 14, 2020
The coronavirus has been snatching the headlines of global publications since December. Read More

Acrisure donates $15M to downtown hospital

February 13, 2020
An insurance broker pledged $15 million to advance children’s health care programs. Read More

Colleges sign concurrent enrollment agreement for nursing

February 12, 2020
A university has signed an agreement to ease the transition for a community college’s nursing students. Read More

Physician group names COO

February 12, 2020
A physician group has named its new chief operating officer. Read More