3D printing is revolutionizing the medical industry

Additive manufacturing, which also is referred to as “manufacturing with 3D printing,” is a technology that was first introduced in the 1980s. The process...

Coping with caregiver burnout

Caring for an aging loved one with dementia is a big responsibility, especially for working professionals who also must balance careers and families. In...

Don’t forget your sunglasses

It is officially springtime in Michigan and that means warmer weather, blooming flowers and more sunshine. While many people think of sunglasses simply as...

Patient safety and what health care organizations are doing about it

The World Health Organization defines patient safety as the “absence of preventable harm to a patient during the process of health care.” A certain...

Lifelong burn awareness

Whether they’re accidentally grabbing a hot pan, letting a match burn too far or spilling steaming coffee, most people have experienced a minor first-degree...

5 tips for keeping your New Year’s health resolutions

It's that time of year when many of us are setting one or more New Year’s resolutions related to our health.Unfortunately, most of these...

5 ways to stay healthy and safe during the holiday season

The holiday season should be filled with enjoyable time with family and friends, not illness and injury.Our team understands the importance of keeping Michiganders...

Aging in place: Considerations for your future

There are few places in the world that are more comfortable than your own home. Home is the place where life’s memories are built,...

The health benefits of massages

While spas are known for ensuring guests have a luxurious experience during appointments, it is important to remember that many of the services offered...

Certificate of Need perspectives

The state’s Certificate of Need, or CON, program for the health care industry has a 46-year history. The core principle behind CON is simple:...

Do it for the kids

It’s that time of year. Charities are calling on us to remember the kids. One of the most compelling cries is, “Do it for...

Connecting researchers to the specimens they need for medical research

Medical researchers have historically experienced challenges finding biological specimens — blood, other bio fluids, tissue and cells — for their research, despite the fact that the...

Take advantage of advance care planning

Earlier this year, Grand Rapids made headlines as the “best place to die” in the United States. Researchers Andrew MacPherson and Ravi Parikh of...

Finger-pointing: Who owns gun violence?

Gun violence in the U.S. has many pointing fingers in many directions. Considered by many as a public health issue, gun violence has captured...

Bringing yoga practices off your mat and into your busy life

Wake up. Dawdle on your Instagram feed. Attempt to get yourself looking presentable for the day. Stress about the 18 things on your to-do...

Hospital excesses

I recently had occasion to be visiting a local hospital over a weekend and noticed something disturbing to an old “cost container” like myself....

Hospital billing gripes

Hospital bills can be very confusing. Clearly, some changes would help. Let me give a few examples of my gripes.Recently I was at a...

When corporate wellness is in place, small businesses benefit

When you hear the term “corporate wellness,” you might picture large companies with in-house gyms, smoothie bars and trainers on hand to plan meals...

Health Care Notebook

September NotebookHealth Care articlesHome > News > Health CareThe Pulse enewsletterSept. 27 Sept. 13Change UpsBaker College’s Muskegon campus reported 100 percent of its March 2017 physical therapist assistant graduates...

Can we fix the Affordable Care Act?

Don’t like the prospects for fixing the Affordable Care Act? Repeal and replace somehow didn’t work. Unilateral political action doesn’t seem to be in...

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