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Reporter's Notebook: A different Metro Health again seeks to do open-heart surgery
At some point in 2021, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will make a decision that may very well lead to altering the competitive balance for heart care in West Michigan.
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.
West Mich. Sports Commission manages through cancellations, lost visitor spending
GRAND RAPIDS — The West Michigan Sports Commission took measures to create a safer work environment at its office, which was newly opened in November of last year before the springtime COVID-19 pandemic sent staff home to work remotely.
Health tech firms address emerging needs brought on by COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting emerging market needs gave opportunity to two Grand Rapids-area health care technology companies.
State requests medical supply donations from residents, businesses
The state now asks businesses and residents to donate essential medical supplies and protective gear to hospitals and other care providers.
Spectrum Health, Metro Health request donations of medical supplies
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health and Metro Health today became the latest health systems to appeal for donation of medical supplies.
Specialty medical practice pursues selective growth strategy
GRAND RAPIDS — Two years after forming a specialty medical practice to prevent leg amputations via a procedure he developed, Dr. Jihad Mustapha is ready to begin growing the care model well beyond West Michigan.
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.
Q&A: Melissa Cook, Cardiovascular rehabilitation coordinator, Metro Health – University of Michigan Health
Melissa Cook, cardiovascular rehabilitation coordinator at Metro Health, spoke with MiBiz about the move in health care toward helping people to change their lifestyle to prevent or better manage disease and how the Pritkin program fits with it.
Metro Health launches new rehab program for heart patients
Metro Health-University of Michigan Health launched the Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehab program for patients with heart disease.
U-M affiliation energizes giving to Metro Health Hospital Foundation
Affiliating with the University of Michigan Health System nearly two years ago gave Metro Health a partner to grow and become a larger player in the West Michigan health care market.
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.
Metro Health selects Peter Hahn as next CEO
Metro Health – University of Michigan Health System today named Dr. Peter Hahn as its next president and CEO.
Mercy Health deal for medical group expands presence in growing Ottawa County
GRAND HAVEN — A deal for North Ottawa Community Health System’s medical group raises Mercy Health’s presence in the growing Ottawa County market where it’s been investing for a few years.
Spectrum Health tackles largest acquisition yet with Lakeland deal
ST. JOSEPH — Knowing the business wouldn’t get any easier, directors at Lakeland Health decided the best route into the future was to pursue a deal with another health system.
Spectrum Health pilots retail clinic at new Hudsonville Meijer store
HUDSONVILLE — The newest Meijer Inc. store in West Michigan includes a first for the region: a retail-based medical clinic operated by Spectrum Health.
Metro Health CEO Faas to retire in 2018
Metro Health President and CEO Mike Faas plans to retire next year.
6 months in, U-M affiliation begins to pay off for Metro Health
WYOMING — Six months into its new life as part of the University of Michigan Health System, Metro Health has a clearer view of its future based on capital investments to drive growth.
Grand Rapids obstetrics and gynecology office merges with Metro Health U-M
As of May 1, the Grand Rapids-based Michigan Obstetrics & Gynecology P.C. is a part of Metro Health – University of Michigan Health.
Three hotels planned for Wyoming parcel
A Farmington Hills-based hotel operator continues to look at southwestern Kent County as a target for continued growth in hospitality.
Long-term visions emerge for $1 billion Metro Health Village development
WYOMING — Stakeholders in the ongoing development of the Metro Health campus say they’re about halfway to their targeted $1 billion investment in southwestern Kent County.
U-M affiliation can make Metro major player’ in health care
Metro Health enters 2017 as a subsidiary of the University of Michigan Health System after the two closed on an affiliation agreement toward the end of 2016. The deal with the Ann Arbor-based U-M Health System gives Metro Health a partner to expand medical services ranging from primary care to specialties. It also allows Metro Health to better compete in the market. President and CEO Mike Faas told MiBiz he believes the deal is the biggest thing to happen in the local health care market since the 1997 merger of the former Butterworth Hospital and Blodgett Memorial Medical Center that created Spectrum Health, the largest care provider in the region.
Affiliation with U-M Health System gives Metro Health options for growth capital
Becoming part of the University of Michigan Health System provides Metro Health not only better access to capital needed to drive growth, but also the ability to put more of it to use.
Metro Health and University of Michigan Health System finalize affiliation
Metro Health and the University of Michigan Health System say they’ve reached a final affiliation agreement.
Metro seeks to refinance $200M in bonds through U-M Health System
The University of Michigan Health System’s acquisition of Metro Health appears on track to close in the near future.
New medical buildings spur suburban Grand Rapids office rebound
Large amounts of new office space, particularly for medical uses, will come online in suburban Grand Rapids in the near future, and it’s not expected to last long on the market.
Metro Health receives approval to perform elective heart procedure
Metro Health can now begin performing angioplasty on an elective basis after earning state approval.
Failed CHS deal becomes a blessing in disguise for Metro
Metro Health’s probable link with the University of Michigan Health System comes a little more than a year after a joint venture collapsed with one of the largest operators of hospitals in America.
Metro, U-M Health System plan opens doors to new services in GR
Affiliating with the University of Michigan Health System would give Metro Health scale and the access to expertise and capital needed for breaking out of the shadows of its larger competitors in Grand Rapids.
Metro Health and University of Michigan Health System sign definitive agreement for affiliation
Metro Health would become part of the University of Michigan Health System by year’s end under a definitive agreement announced today.