Displaying items tagged: Mercy Health Saint Mary's

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 13:02

Trinity Health to rebrand all Michigan facilities under common identity

Hospitals, physician groups and other care facilities owned and operated by Trinity Health in Michigan will change their names as the health system transitions to a common brand identity.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 30 January 2022 18:12

Health care leaders speak out as workers endure ‘pandemic of violence’

Incidents of abuse and violence against health care workers already occurred at an alarming frequency two years ago.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 16 January 2022 18:00

Hospitals delay care, add beds, shift staff in ‘most challenging’ COVID surge yet

 Hospitals and their medical personnel who are already deeply strained from high patient volumes face an even tougher time in the weeks ahead as COVID-19 cases rise and hospitalizations reach new peaks.

Published in Health Care

Tuesday, 21 December 2021 16:37

MiBiz on WOOD-TV8: Mercy Health, Network180 partner on new behavioral health clinic

GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health and behavioral health care provider Network180 are partnering to open a new Behavioral Health Crisis Center in Grand Rapids next year.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 19 December 2021 18:10

Hospital execs hope to gain lessons from pandemic-induced staffing crisis

The start of 2022 will be a grim one for hospitals.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 03 December 2021 16:27

Mercy, Spectrum, UM Health-West at or near capacity with COVID-19 patients

Officials with three major West Michigan health systems reported Friday that their hospitals are at, or near, capacity with COVID-19 patients, test positivity rates are at record highs, and worker fatigue is at its worst levels of the pandemic.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 10:51

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.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 27 September 2021 12:08

Catherine’s Health Center CEO Karen Kaashoek to retire

GRAND RAPIDS — The CEO of Catherine’s Health Center, a nonprofit health care provider for underserved patients in Kent County, plans to retire early next year.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 29 August 2021 18:05

Biersack named Mercy Health Saint Mary’s president amid new partnerships, staff COVID-19 fatigue

GRAND RAPIDS — Dr. Matt Biersack brings deep roots with Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to his role as president.

Published in Health Care

Monday, 23 August 2021 12:49

Biersack appointed as president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health Saint Mary’s has named Dr. Matt Biersack as president after he served in the role on an interim basis for the past five months.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 26 July 2021 15:45

Metro Health, Mercy Health finalize agreement for new open-heart surgery program

WYOMING — Metro Health-University of Michigan Health and Mercy Health have finalized a joint operating agreement to partner on heart care.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 20 June 2021 18:20

Spectrum, Beaumont follow health consolidation trend

The proposed merger between Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health could add fuel to the years-long trend of consolidation in the health care industry.

Published in Health Care

Thursday, 06 May 2021 23:21

Grand Rapids mass vaccine clinic to close after delivering nearly 250,000 doses

GRAND RAPIDS — The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place downtown closes in two weeks after delivering nearly 250,000 doses in four months to people who sought COVID-19 vaccinations from as far away as the Upper Peninsula, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 12:45

Four West Mich. hospitals ranked among top 100 nationally

Spectrum Health’s Butterworth, Blodgett and Zeeland Community hospitals, plus Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids, are among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. this year, according to a Fortune/IBM Watson Health ranking released today.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 11 April 2021 18:45

Open-heart surgery partnership could spur more collaboration between Metro, Mercy

Anew partnership for open-heart surgery could provide a broader base for Metro Health-University of Michigan Health and Mercy Health to further collaborate on specialized medical care in the years ahead.

Published in Health Care

Monday, 15 March 2021 10:26

Kim resigns as president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

GRAND RAPIDS — Dr. Hyung Kim has stepped down as president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 10:34

New Rockford Construction VP to bring ‘new type of thinking’ to health care projects

GRAND RAPIDS — Rockford Construction Co. Inc. added an executive to oversee the company’s health care division as the Michigan State University Grand Rapids Innovation Park project, which includes the Perrigo North American headquarters relocation, gets underway.

Sunday, 14 February 2021 18:10

Equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution in focus for West Michigan coalition

If the coalition coordinating COVID-19 vaccines in West Michigan gets judged for anything, Keith Hustak hopes it’s for how well the group equitably administers doses.

Published in Health Care

Friday, 18 December 2020 09:54

Top Michigan health official details COVID-19 vaccine plans as more frontline workers receive doses

More Michigan hospitals are now vaccinating health care workers as doses of the Pfizer Inc. vaccine arrive.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 30 October 2020 14:49

West Michigan hospital officials brace for COVID ‘resurgence’

Officials at large West Michigan health systems say they are now treating as many COVID-19 patients as they did back in the spring when the pandemic hit hard, brought daily routines to a halt and hospitalizations were at their peak.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 11 October 2020 18:10

Michigan ranks second-lowest for hospital payments in RAND Corp. study

Michigan ranked second-lowest in the nation for what employers and insurance carriers paid hospitals for care compared to payments hospitals received from Medicare from 2016 to 2018.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 27 September 2020 17:05

Remain vigilant: After six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, West Michigan health experts warn of complacency as seasons change

As the weather cools and winter approaches, health professionals warn about complacency and encourage residents and businesses to remain vigilant in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 02 June 2020 16:18

More physicians flock to telehealth options during COVID-19, Blue Cross Blue Shield reports

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan reports a surge in the number of physicians now offering telehealth visits for patients.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 12 April 2020 18:44

Preparing for the surge: Hospitals look to add beds, meet staffing challenge in COVID pandemic

A line in Bronson Methodist Hospital’s emergency state filing to temporarily add 300 beds epitomizes the main challenge for boosting capacity for an expected surge in COVID-19 patients in the coming weeks.

Published in Health Care

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 05:03

Michigan hospitals request state approval for more than 2,500 emergency beds

Hospitals in the region plan to add hundreds of beds in anticipation of a surge of patients from the COVID-19 pandemic, MiBiz has learned.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 15 March 2020 16:30

Tandem365 looks to expand ‘innovative’ care model in West Michigan

After extending into Kalamazoo in 2019 and preparing for a Newaygo County location this spring, Tandem365 wants to grow further.

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 16 February 2020 19:00

Criminal justice reform can help address workforce development, biz group says

series of recommendations from a state joint task force on reducing Michigan’s ballooning jail population can also address workforce development challenges, says a leading West Michigan business group.

Published in Economic Development

Monday, 27 January 2020 12:41

Bronson Healthcare names Manns as new CEO

KALAMAZOO — Bill Manns returns to Western Michigan this spring when he becomes the new president and CEO at Bronson Healthcare in Kalamazoo.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 19 January 2020 18:30

Mercy Health, Metro Health-University of Michigan form JV for cancer care

Care providers behind a new regional cancer treatment network hope the partnership raises the quality of the cancer care they provide.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 06 December 2019 08:52

Mercy, Metro, Michigan Medicine form cancer care network

Mercy Health and Metro Health-University of Michigan plan to integrate cancer care in West Michigan through a new network to treat patients at three locations in Grand Rapids and Muskegon.

Published in Health Care

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