Health Care

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Pharmacist refused to give miscarriage drug, woman claims

October 18, 2018
| By AP
PETOSKEY — A woman is alleging a pharmacist refused to fill a prescription to help her complete a miscarriage, telling her it was against his religion. Read More

Inside Track: Competition breeds excellence for Hahn

New Metro Health – University of Michigan Health president and CEO believes patients benefit with better collaboration between health systems.

October 12, 2018
Peter Hahn said he has always known he wanted to be a doctor. Read More

Health system plans new hospital and medical offices

October 12, 2018
A health system is planning a project costing up to $22 million to replace a hospital and medical offices in the region. Read More

Audit: Mental health agency CEO misspent $19M

October 12, 2018
| By AP
An audit has found that the former CEO of a community mental health agency in the region misspent more than $19 million on lavish benefits, parties and side projects. Read More

Medical company opens opioid treatment center

October 10, 2018
A national medical company has unveiled a new opioid treatment center in a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Perrigo hires president and CEO

October 9, 2018
A drug maker in the region has named a long-time tobacco industry executive as its next president and CEO. Read More

Nonprofit inks agreement with United Nations

October 9, 2018
A subsidiary of a local nonprofit has formed an agreement with the United Nations to provide refugee services abroad. Read More

Health system appoints hospital president

October 8, 2018
A local health care system has named a new hospital president. Read More

Business organizations launch health care plan

Statewide initiative meant to lower costs for small businesses and sole proprietors.

October 5, 2018
Two Michigan business associations are launching a small business health care plan meant to lower costs. Read More

Blockchain enters agriculture industry for recall purposes

Technology will help retailers find source of E. coli on produce within seconds.

October 5, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The spread of E. coli has forced major retailers to reconsider the way they track their produce. Read More