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PORTAGE — Southwest Michigan could become one of three production sites in the U.S. for a potential vaccine for COVID-19 that Pfizer Inc. and Mainz, Germany-based BioNTech SE are developing.
CALEDONIA — Aspen Surgical Products Inc., a producer of disposable surgical products, has acquired Precept Medical Products in Arden, N.C., a maker of personal protection equipment in health care.
KALAMAZOO — Stryker Corp. recorded a modest sales increase in the first quarter, as the COVID-19 pandemic cut into demand from medical procedures that were delayed or postponed and as hospitals were unable to perform elective medical procedures.
ALLEGAN — Higher consumer demand to treat symptoms of COVID-19 pushed Perrigo Co. plc to a 14-percent increase in sales growth for the first quarter.
State lawmakers on Tuesday urged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to ease temporary restrictions and allow hospitals and other care providers to resume elective or non-essential medical procedures and surgeries.
GRAND RAPIDS — New supplies and equipment have enabled Spectrum Health to test 1,000 people a day for COVID-19.
In normal times, Trinity Health’s seven hospitals across Michigan generate combined operating income of $9 million to $10 million a month.
As doctors and nurses treat patients during the COVD-19 pandemic, Casey Kuhn and his team of seven people at Metro Health-University of Michigan Health have been busy working to identify what they face in the days and weeks ahead.
KALAMAZOO — Bronson Healthcare will furlough staff and cut executive pay 25 percent in response to the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Plans for additional beds to handle a potential surge in COVID-19 patients in West Michigan now include hospitals in Holland and Zeeland.