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Wednesday, 10 November 2021 14:47

‘Supply chain disruption was the culprit’ as Perrigo records quarterly net sales loss

ALLEGAN — Supply chain bottlenecks that include a truck driver shortage causing problems getting products to market cut into Perrigo Co. plc’s sales in the third quarter and led to a net loss.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 08 September 2021 09:10

Perrigo plans $2.1 billion acquisition to mark ‘crowning achievement’ in transition to self-care company

Perrigo Co. plc plans to buy a European maker of over-the-counter self-care products for $2.1 billion in cash, the company announced today.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 14:07

Bronson Healthcare to start construction on $19.3 million surgery center after pandemic delays

KALAMAZOO — Bronson Healthcare plans to proceed next month with construction on a $19.3 million outpatient surgery center that was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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
Tuesday, 17 August 2021 16:35

Bronson Health Foundation raises $10.3M to upgrade cancer care

KALAMAZOO — Bronson Healthcare’s foundation has raised $10.3 million in a capital campaign to support upgrades in cancer care.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 16:48

Spectrum, Ascension to require workforce COVID-19 vaccines

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health will require COVID-19 vaccinations of employees, students, volunteers and contractors, although not until the vaccines are fully approved by federal regulators.

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Wednesday, 28 July 2021 11:28

Stryker sales grow 55% as company regains pre-COVID ‘rhythm’

KALAMAZOO — Stryker Corp.’s sales grew 55 percent in the second quarter, driven primarily by a return of business lost last year with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 10:02

Report: Michigan pharmaceutical, biotech construction remains strong with more to come

Construction projects within Michigan’s pharmaceutical and biotech industry totaled nearly $450 million between 2015 and 2020, according to an analysis that forecasts many more projects over the next half decade.

Published in Health Care
Thursday, 08 July 2021 15:27

Mercy Health parent corporation to mandate COVID-19 vaccine among employees

Trinity Health, the parent corporation of Mercy Health in West Michigan, will require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 13:05

Bronson Healthcare announces plans for $35M Battle Creek psychiatric hospital

BATTLE CREEK — Bronson Healthcare will partner with Franklin, Tenn.-based Acadia Healthcare Co. to develop a new 96-bed psychiatric hospital in Battle Creek.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 29 June 2021 16:55

Metro Health — University of Michigan Health renamed to University of Michigan Health-West

WYOMING — Metro Health — University of Michigan Health has been renamed to University of Michigan Health-West in what health system officials say is a “natural next step” that will help “fulfill our destiny.”

Published in Health Care
Monday, 21 June 2021 16:29

Employer group raises concerns over proposed Spectrum-Beaumont merger

The proposed merger between Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health that would form the largest in-state health system in Michigan has drawn concern from a statewide business-labor coalition that worries about the resulting potential for higher prices.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 09 June 2021 14:12

Spectrum Health joins national effort to boost procurement diversity, sustainability

Spectrum Health has joined several health systems around the country that committed to increasing purchases from local minority- and women-owned businesses.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 25 May 2021 13:17

Bronson Healthcare opens new $22 million South Haven Hospital

SOUTH HAVEN — Bronson Healthcare has opened its new $22 million, 52,000-square-foot South Haven Hospital.

Published in Health Care
Friday, 21 May 2021 10:17

West Michigan medical device firm lands ‘significant equity financing’

BELMONT — AvaSure Inc. plans to use an equity investment to drive further growth and support product development.

Published in Health Care

Wednesday, 19 May 2021 11:36

Contract research firm Kalexsyn names Brian Eklov as CEO

KALAMAZOO — Contract research organization Kalexsyn Inc. has named Brian Eklov as CEO.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 14:40

Home health provider accelerates telehealth product during pandemic

Grand Rapids-based home health care provider Atrio Home Health Lakeshore was already looking for a telehealth platform to remotely monitor clients’ conditions before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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