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Ascension Borgess reaches tentative agreement with nurses after vote to authorize strike
Unionized nurses at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo will vote this week on a proposed tentative contract.
Ascension Borgess Hospital nurses vote to authorize strike as contract negotiations continue
Ascension Borgess Hospital nurses have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike if needed to secure a new union contract.
People in the News: Sept. 12, 2022
People in the News: A roundup of new hires, promotions and awards in West Michigan.
Mercy Health Muskegon granted emergency OK for additional 37 beds to deal with COVID surge
MUSKEGON — Mercy Health Muskegon has received emergency state approval to add 37 beds to handle high patient volumes amid the current COVID-19 surge.
West Michigan hospitals receive top ratings as state ranks 10th for patient safety
Most hospitals in West Michigan have earned an “A” or a “B” grade in a recent biannual report card on patient safety.
Spectrum, Ascension to require workforce COVID-19 vaccines
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health will require COVID-19 vaccinations of employees, students, volunteers and contractors, although not until the vaccines are fully approved by federal regulators.
Bronson capital campaign leads to more fundraising for patient care
What began as a capital campaign for a new cancer treatment center in Kalamazoo and to upgrade care in Battle Creek has turned into a broader effort by Bronson Healthcare to expand patient access to care.
Bronson, Ascension Borgess make progress on separate Kalamazoo cancer treatment centers
KALAMAZOO — Bronson Healthcare Group opened a new downtown Kalamazoo outpatient cancer treatment center today while Ascension Borgess says a separate cancer center should open late this summer in a neighboring township.
State officials call for more COVID-19 vaccines as health systems, pharmacies ramp up capacity
As health systems and pharmacies ramp up capacity to administer COVID-19 vaccines, the state wants to increase the number of doses coming into Michigan.
MiBiz Growth Report: December 6, 2020
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Bronson, Borgess rank among top heart hospitals in the U.S.
Bronson Methodist Hospital and Ascension Borgess in Kalamazoo were named among the top 50 heart hospitals in the U.S. by Fortune and IBM Watson Health.
MiBiz Growth Report: September 27, 2020
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MiBiz Growth Report: August 31, 2020
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MiBiz Growth Report: June 21, 2020
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GETTING BACK TO CARE: Hospitals resume services as COVID concerns linger
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, primary care physicians and specialists at Metro Health-University of Michigan Health typically saw about 2,250 patients each day.
West Michigan health directors say hospitals prepared as COVID-19 cases increase
The heads of two West Michigan public health agencies say they are unconcerned about the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases here as death tolls remain relatively flat and hospitals haven’t reached capacity.
9 Michigan hospitals earn top scores for patient safety
Nine West Michigan hospitals earned top grades in a report card on patient safety.
Borgess, Pine Rest seek emergency state approval to add hospital beds
KALAMAZOO — Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo asked for emergency approval Wednesday to add 105 beds in anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 patients.
Growth Report: January 6, 2020
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Ascension Borgess to build $20 million cancer center at WMU BTR Park
OSHTEMO TWP. — Ascension Borgess plans to build a $20 million new cancer center on one of Western Michigan University’s campuses near Kalamazoo.
Growth Report: November 23, 2019
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Bronson prioritizes patient access at 7 new offices in Kalamazoo region
KALAMAZOO — Bronson Healthcare’s development of seven new medical office buildings throughout the Kalamazoo area accommodates the planned move next year of a medical group from a rival health system and deepens the organization’s presence across the market.
Bronson building 7 new medical offices ahead of Portage Physicians’ affiliation
KALAMAZOO — Bronson Healthcare recently began work on a series of new medical office buildings that will house care providers moving to the Kalamazoo health system next year.
MiBiz Growth Report: September 1
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Bronson begins national search for next CEO
KALAMAZOO — The last time Bronson Methodist Hospital hired a new CEO, the organization operated a single hospital with an assortment of outpatient clinics in the Kalamazoo area.
Bergmann takes over at Ascension Borgess amid time of transition
KALAMAZOO — Peter Bergmann began his tenure as president at Ascension Borgess three months ago with a host of issues on his plate to manage. Among them is finalizing the proposed acquisition of 25-bed Allegan General Hospital and integrating it into the Kalamazoo-based regional health system, which includes hospitals in Kalamazoo, Dowagiac and Plainwell, as well as outpatient centers and physician offices.
Kalamazoo-area physician group to switch hospital affiliation to Bronson
KALAMAZOO — More than 60 care providers with a Southwest Michigan medical group plan to switch from Ascension Borgess and instead affiliate with Bronson Healthcare next year. The five-year provider service agreement between Portage Physicians P.C. and Bronson takes effect July 1, 2020. The 30 doctors and 32 physician assistants and nurse practitioners who now practice at six Ascension Borgess ProMed offices in the Kalamazoo area will relocate and staff new Bronson offices.