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The blockbuster merger of Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health in February of 2022 created a monthslong process, including a couple of name changes, to merge the two large health systems.
GRAND HAVEN — In deciding to merge into the large Trinity Health ecosystem, North Ottawa Community Health System potentially stands to reap one immediate benefit: a greater ability to attract physicians.
GRAND HAVEN — North Ottawa Community Health System will become part of Trinity Health Michigan on Oct. 1 when the two health care systems close their planned merger.
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Legislation clearing an easier path for North Ottawa Community Health System to possibly merge into Trinity Health has cleared the Legislature and now awaits Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s signature.
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Executives at North Ottawa Community Health System and Trinity Health, the Livonia-based parent company of Mercy Health, have signed a non-binding letter of intent to explore the potential of a merger between the two systems.
GRAND HAVEN — North Ottawa Community Health System would become part of Trinity Health, the parent company of Mercy Health in West Michigan, if the two are able to finalize a merger agreement that was announced today.
State legislation drafted to streamline North Ottawa Community Health System’s ability to pursue a merger with a larger health system also could affect several other community hospitals across Michigan.
Legislation would help North Ottawa, other community hospitals partner with larger health systems amid operating challenges
Proposed legislation in Lansing would streamline the process for North Ottawa Community Health System in Grand Haven, and potentially other Michigan community hospitals, to partner with a larger health system.
Most hospitals in West Michigan have earned an “A” or a “B” grade in a recent biannual report card on patient safety.
The seeds for what became West Michigan’s largest health care provider took root nearly three decades ago.
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GRAND RAPIDS — The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients that Spectrum Health is treating could surge far higher by early December if present infection rates continue unabated.
GRAND HAVEN — A coalition in Grand Haven launched a promotion today encouraging people to wear a face mask when in stores, bars and restaurants.
GRAND RAPIDS — As more employers shift to high-deductible health plans, hospitals and doctors have wrestled with collecting the portion of the bill from patients who have not yet met their deductibles.
Mercy Health plans to develop more outpatient medical centers in West Michigan over the next few years. The newest center will come online on East Fulton Street in Ada, where Mercy Health is presently building out space that will house family and internal medicine physicians, neurology, OB-GYN, X-ray, a lab and ancillary services, including physical therapy. Mercy Health expects to offer the first services at the new Ada location in April, said Chief Integration Officer Mary Boyd.
MUSKEGON — As the first phase of a $291 million expansion and renovation project at the Mercy Hospital campus begins to open, Mercy Health wants to start gathering ideas for the future of the Hackley Hospital campus a few miles away.
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.
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.
Doctors employed by North Ottawa Community Health System went to work today for Mercy Health.
The opening of a neurology clinic in Grand Haven could become the first of multiple satellite sites for Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences.
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s plans to open a neurology clinic in Grand Haven to treat patients in the lakeshore area with neurological diseases, disorders and injuries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mike Damstra’s chance to fill a gap in his company’s service footprint along the lakeshore arose last year when North Ottawa Community Health System came knocking.
The Grand Haven health system’s sale of North Ottawa Home Care Equipment was effective Jan. 1. CareLinc, which now has 20 locations in Michigan, retained the Grand Haven retail location, filling in a gap to its footprint in the lakeshore market where the company also has stores in Holland and Ludington.