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Displaying items by tag: Holland Hospital

Sunday, 19 June 2022 18:10

Pine Rest residency program boasts ‘almost unheard of’ retention rate

Formed more than eight years ago, the psychiatry residency program at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services has been paying dividends by helping to ease an acute shortage of providers and expand services.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 27 March 2022 18:10

Holland Hospital leaders take on new roles as health care partnerships deepen

HOLLAND — Holland Hospital has put in motion an executive leadership succession plan while looking to extend its position in the lakeshore health care market and to build clinical services through partnerships with University of Michigan Health-West.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 21 November 2021 19:00

Health care officials issue warnings as unvaccinated, deferred care patients push capacity

Health systems and emergency medical service agencies in a 13-county region of West Michigan say they are at a “tipping point” from high patient volumes.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 10 October 2021 17:15

Health systems build capacity for ‘rapidly growing’ mental health needs

The number of people going to Holland Hospital’s emergency room with a mental health condition grew 50 percent from 2010 to 2017.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 26 September 2021 18:30

Hospitals launch pay incentives to attract, retain workers amid staff shortages

Metro Health-University of Michigan Health launched a new bonus program this month that pays up to thousands of dollars to new workers who start amid persistent staffing shortages in health care.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 18 July 2021 17:17

Born from a merger, Spectrum Health grows into major health care player

The seeds for what became West Michigan’s largest health care provider took root nearly three decades ago.

Published in Health Care


Sunday, 06 June 2021 11:47

MiBiz Growth Report: June 6, 2021

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for June 6, 2021.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 03 January 2021 11:51

MiBiz Growth Report: January 3, 2021

Here is the MiBiz growth report for January 3, 2021.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 21 June 2020 09:14

MiBiz Growth Report: June 21, 2020

Here is the MiBiz  Growth Report for June 21, 2020.

Published in Economic Development

Wednesday, 06 May 2020 16:58

Metro Health implements 12-week voluntary furloughs in response to estimated $40M operating loss

WYOMING — Metro Health-University of Michigan Health System will start voluntary staff furloughs next week in response to the “lasting” financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 05:04

More West Michigan hospitals request emergency state approval to boost bed capacity

Plans for additional beds to handle a potential surge in COVID-19 patients in West Michigan now include hospitals in Holland and Zeeland.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 12 April 2020 19:27

Automation helps manufacturers adjust operations to serve health care needs

In late March, two days before Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a stay-home order for all state residents, General Motors Co. approached Esys Automation with a challenge. 

Published in Manufacturing


Friday, 31 August 2018 21:47

THINKING BIG: Rick Breon reflects on 18 years leading West Michigan’s largest health care organization

Before Spectrum Health grew into what it has become today, Rick Breon first had to tackle a fundamental issue that he saw standing in the way: culture.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 29 April 2018 15:47

MiBiz Growth Report: April 30, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 30, 2018.

• M&A: New York City-based Standard Media Group LLC, a new investor-backed media company, has entered into a definitive agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. of Hunt Valley, Md. to acquire Grand Rapids-based Fox 17 WXMI and eight other stations around the country. The $441.7 million cash deal would create a new media company affiliated with Standard General LP, an SEC-registered investment adviser that manages capital for public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations, and high net worth individuals. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in conjunction with the Sinclair-Tribune transaction. As MiBiz previously reported, Sinclair is trying to appease government regulators in a bid to finalize its $3.9 billion acquisition of Chicago-based Tribune Media Co., which currently owns Fox 17. 

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 02 March 2018 13:28

Spectrum Health, Holland Hospital to open Health Pointe in Grand Haven next week

The $50 million Health Pointe medical center that opens next week follows the same model that Spectrum Health has used over the years to develop other outpatient campuses across West Michigan.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 30 July 2017 06:00

Holland Hospital plans $14.5 million expansion of birthing center

HOLLAND — Holland Hospital plans to begin work early next year on a $14.5 million expansion of its birthing unit to accommodate more newborn deliveries.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 02 April 2017 16:07

Seizing a growth market, providers push to develop outpatient surgery centers

ZEELAND — On the heels of opening an outpatient surgery center in Grand Rapids in February, a California firm has set its sights on developing another facility in West Michigan.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 13:25

Saint Mary’s, Holland, Zeeland among top 100 hospitals in the U.S.

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids, Holland Hospital and Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital rank among the top hospitals in the U.S. for 2017.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 13 November 2016 13:36

Grand Haven Twp. rejects measure Spectrum Health, Holland Hospital gave $130K to support

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP — Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital collectively put $130,000 in cash toward what was billed as an information and education campaign on a ballot question in the township where the two are developing a medical campus.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 30 October 2016 16:52

Metro Health pushes ahead with $6M vascular clinic

As final details come together for combining with the University of Michigan Health System, Metro Health is proceeding with development of a $6 million clinic to treat vascular disease.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 16 October 2016 19:13

Spectrum Health continues push to integrated care campuses with Rockford site

The medical campus under construction west of Rockford in northern Kent County follows a move by Spectrum Health to concentrate care across its footprint into one-stop locations. 

Published in Health Care

Friday, 14 October 2016 11:38

Metro Health receives approval to perform elective heart procedure

Metro Health can now begin performing angioplasty on an elective basis after earning state approval.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 17 April 2016 16:08

Two hospitals receive state approval for elective heart procedure

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s and Holland Hospital can now treat heart patients they previously had to refer elsewhere for a procedure to clear clogged arteries.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 17 April 2016 15:47

Health care organizations square off in Ottawa County

GRAND HAVEN — A new strategic affiliation between Mercy Health and North Ottawa Community Health System could further alter the competitive landscape in the Ottawa County health care marketplace.

Published in Breaking News

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 16:21

North Ottawa, Mercy Health sign strategic alliance

North Ottawa Community Health System and Mercy Health plan to work together under a new strategic alliance that executives say holds benefits for both health systems.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:52

Health Pointe project receives final approval from Grand Haven Township

A joint venture between Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital expects to begin construction this spring on a $50 million medical campus in the Grand Haven area.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 27 March 2016 15:16

Grand Haven City Council opposes Health Pointe project, urges township to deny zoning request

A $50 million medical facility that Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital planned to develop in the Grand Haven area has drawn objections from community officials.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 06 March 2016 13:48

Spectrum Health appeals non-exempt property tax status for Integrated Care Campus

GRAND RAPIDS — A successful appeal by Spectrum Health to win tax-exempt status for a medical office building in Grand Rapids Charter Township could spur similar cases across West Michigan.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 21 February 2016 21:59

Ottawa County health care market adapts to period of intense change

A large medical center proposed in Grand Haven follows a steady, decade-long transformation of the health care marketplace in communities along the lakeshore in western Ottawa County.

Published in Health Care