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Spotlight on: Todd Hutchison, Health Alliance Plan

Spotlight on: Todd Hutchison, Health Alliance Plan

Health Alliance Plan has named Todd Hutchison senior vice president and CFO. Hutchison previously was vice president of sales and account management for Health Alliance Medical Plan in Urbana, Ill., and he has held leadership positions at Principal Financial Group and Cigna HealthCare. He joined HAP in 2011 as vice president of underwriting and actuarial […]

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St. Joseph Mercy Health to acquire Ann Arbor physical therapy company

Jay Greene – St. Joseph Mercy Health System and Probility Physical Therapy, both based in Ann Arbor, have signed a letter of intent for St. Joseph to acquire Probility and its six outpatient physical therapy clinics for an undisclosed amount. When the deal is complete in January, St. Joseph plans to integrate its seven physical […]

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3 Michigan institutions get health care grants

Associated Press – Three Michigan institutions have received a combined $ 625,000 in federal funds under a program designed to improve health care and educational services. The grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture were among 65 awarded nationally for distance learning and telemedicine projects. Memorial Hospital in Owosso is getting $ 110,000 to connect […]

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Rob Casalou named CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Health System

Rob Casalou named CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Health System

Jay Greene – Rob Casalou has been named president and CEO of Ann Arbor-based St. Joseph Mercy Health System, a six-hospital group that is part of Livonia-based Trinity Health, the nation’s second-largest system with 86 hospitals. Casalou, 55, former CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and St. Joseph Mercy Livingston, replaces Garry Faja, who […]

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Seven senior executives leave Metro Health ahead of partnership with Tennessee hospital group

The chief operating officer, chief medical officer and chief financial officer are among those no longer employed by Metro Health, the hospital confirmed. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit health workers receive paychecks after delay

Detroit health workers receive paychecks after delay More than 85 Detroit health workers were not paid Friday but received their checks Monday, caught in a cash dispute between the Detroit health department and their nonprofit employer that took over health services under former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing. Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Gilbert’s Bedrock, Meridian Health to buy Compuware building in Detroit

Jay Greene, Tom Henderson and Kirk Pinho – Bedrock Real Estate Services and Meridian Health plan to jointly purchase the 1.1 million-square-foot Compuware Corp. headquarters building at Campus Martius in Detroit for $ 140 million to $ 150 million, Crain’s has learned. Meridian’s Sean Cotton, chief administrative officer, said the Detroit-based managed care company plans […]

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2 plead guilty in $1 million Detroit-area home health care fraud scheme

The founders of a Detroit-area home health care agency pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday for their roles in a nearly-$ 1-million fraud scheme. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Transit summit to focus on business, education, health care issues

Transit summit to focus on business, education, health care issues

Bill Shea – An upcoming business-oriented transit summit will introduce Michael Ford, the new CEO of the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan, to local business, civic and religious leaders. “Build Transit. Build Business” is a free event scheduled for 8:15-11 a.m. Nov. 18 at Ford Field, and is a follow-up to “Better Transit, Better […]

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Health care summit highlights: Hospital mergers, health reform and patient value

Health care summit highlights: Hospital mergers, health reform and patient value

Jay Greene – The Affordable Care Act, benefits of hospital and physician collaboration and what providers and insurers are doing to curtail rising prices, waste and overutilization were front and center Thursday at Crain’s 6th annual Health Care Leadership Summit. More than 450 attendees, including at least 45 CEOs of health care organizations in Southeast […]

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Michigan Health Officials Monitoring 10 People For Possible Ebola Exposure

Michigan Health Officials Monitoring 10 People For Possible Ebola Exposure LANSING (WWJ) – Health officials in Michigan are now monitoring 10 people for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus, but none are showing symptoms, according to the Michigan Department of Community Health. Spokeswoman Jennifer Smith told … Full News here – Read more on CBS […]

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Health care company to move to Detroit Media building

Health care company to move to Detroit Media building At that time, Molina said it would also seek to lease office space in Detroit. Molina completed its move to the newly acquired headquarters facility last month. Molina will be the first new tenant to move into the 404,000 square foot, six-story office … Full News […]

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Crain’s week in news, Oct. 4-10: Federal-Mogul opens new plant in Mexico; St. Joseph Mercy Health System CEO to retire

Crain’s staff – Southfield-based Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. opened a new piston ring manufacturing plant in Puebla, Mexico. Federal-Mogul spent $ 15 million to open the plant, which initially employs 120. The company declined to reveal the square footage of the facility. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business

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Owner of home health agencies in Oakland County pleads guilty to $22M in Medicare fraud

Jay Greene – The former owner of two Detroit-area home health agencies has pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in a $ 22 million Medicare fraud ring. Usman Butt, 40, of Shelby Township, who owned Prestige Home Health Services Inc. of Troy and Royal Home Health Care Inc., of Clawson and Troy, pled […]

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Henry Ford Health System CEO Nancy Schlichting to retire; Wright Lassiter to transition to CEO

Henry Ford Health System CEO Nancy Schlichting to retire; Wright Lassiter to transition to CEO

Jay Greene – Nancy Schlichting, 59, CEO of Henry Ford Health System, announced today that she will retire in December 2016. Wright Lassiter III, 51, currently CEO at Alameda Health System in Oakland, Calif., has been hired to start Dec. 15 as president of Henry Ford Health System. Lassiter, whom Schlichting said she met last […]

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