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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 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.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting emerging market needs gave opportunity to two Grand Rapids-area health care technology companies.
The state now asks businesses and residents to donate essential medical supplies and protective gear to hospitals and other care providers.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health and Metro Health today became the latest health systems to appeal for donation of medical supplies.
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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 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-University of Michigan Health launched the Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehab program for patients with heart disease.
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.
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Metro Health – University of Michigan Health System today named Dr. Peter Hahn as its next president and CEO.
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.
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.
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 President and CEO Mike Faas plans to retire next year.
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.
As of May 1, the Grand Rapids-based Michigan Obstetrics & Gynecology P.C. is a part of Metro Health – University of Michigan Health.
A Farmington Hills-based hotel operator continues to look at southwestern Kent County as a target for continued growth in hospitality.
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.
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.
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 the University of Michigan Health System say they’ve reached a final affiliation agreement.
The University of Michigan Health System’s acquisition of Metro Health appears on track to close in the near future.
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 can now begin performing angioplasty on an elective basis after earning state approval.
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.
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 would become part of the University of Michigan Health System by year’s end under a definitive agreement announced today.