The opioid epidemic has made this doctor deficit painfully apparent. And it’s spurring medical institutions around the country to create fellowships for aspiring doctors who want to treat substance use disorder with the same precision and science as other diseases.
Some local residents are receiving letters about protecting their health and financial information after the North Ottawa Community Health System was informed of a data breach.
In some parts of Michigan, as many as 1 in 10 school-age children have gotten waivers to exempt them from getting a school-mandated vaccine.
As influenza season trudges on, public health officials report fewer cases than last year’s severe and deadly season.
Walmart recently rolled back the $40 price on telemedicine, becoming the latest big company to nudge employees toward a high-tech way to get diagnosed and treated remotely.
On Friday, officials from Health Pointe and Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital announced a formal partnership that will bring educational opportunities, best practices and initiatives to the Grand Haven Township-based facility.
LANSING - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced on Tuesday that two more cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) have been confirmed in Michigan children.
A case of confirmed chickenpox has been reported in an unvaccinated student attending Rosy Mound Elementary, according to a press release from the Ottawa County Health Department.
n Michigan and across the country, cases of vaccine-preventable diseases like these have popped up in recent years. While not all the preventable diseases are life-threatening, the possibility of complications and long-term health problems makes any case a concern for health care professionals.
LANSING — Michigan has become the second state to win federal approval for a drug-pricing experiment aimed at saving money in the Medicaid program and ensuring better patient outcomes.
Staffing changes will be made at Spectrum Health’s urgent care centers, but none of them will happen in Grand Haven.
Health Pointe Medical Center donates AED defibrillator to Grand Haven Youth Football Program
The partnership and collaboration between two West Michigan health care entities is expanding.
The move is designed to provide greater access to health care services that are in high demand throughout the Lakeshore region.
MUSKEGON — In order to better identify community health needs, The Health Project is encouraging local residents to fill out the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA).