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Why longtime health food store is now selling beer, wine

Harvest Health Foods in Hudsonville recently began stocking beer and wine that meet a sustainability criteria. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Health information exchanges in Michigan

Jay Greene – A health information exchange is a nonprofit organization intended to help hospitals and physicians exchange patient information in a secure electronic format. Data include electronic messages, laboratory, pharmacy and imaging data along with documentation of care and admission discharge and transfer information, or ADT. Michigan’s foray into health information exchanges began in […]

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Mercy Health creates regional board to oversee hospitals in Grand Rapids, Muskegon

The regional board will not replace the local boards, officials say. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Germ-zapping robots deployed at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to prevent hospital infections

The devices send out a pulsing blue light to destroy bacteria, viruses and fungi. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Top 10 health care jobs that don’t require bachelor’s degree – a look at growing fields

Here is a look at the top 10 health care occupations that don’t require a bachelor’s degree. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit water shutoff protesters claim public health state of emergency

Detroit water shutoff protesters claim public health state of emergency Chester Clemons, a water shut-off technician for the city of Detroit, shuts off the water at a home in the Palmer Woods neighborhood of Detroit, Mich., on Wednesday,July 8, 2014. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is putting businesses on notice … Full News here – […]

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Groups work to create health equity in Michigan

Associated Press – LANSING — Local health departments in Wayne, Washtenaw and several other Michigan counties are working with community groups to create a network dedicated to bringing health equity in the state. Plans for the “Michigan Power to Thrive” network are being announced Thursday at Cristo Rey Parish in Lansing. The first effort aims […]

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Beaumont’s new health system looks to compete on cost, quality

Jay Greene – Last week, the boards of Royal Oak-based Beaumont Health System, Dearborn-based Oakwood Healthcare and Farmington Hills-based Botsford Health Care approved a plan to create the region’s largest health system with combined revenue of $ 3.8 billion. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Metro Detroit health systems Beaumont, Oakwood and Botsford reach definitive agreement to combine operations

The combined health system will have eight hospitals and 153 other patient care sites. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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U-M Health System ends 2014 fiscal year with $17.3 million surplus; regents adopt $2.66B 2015 budget

The 2015 budget includes a 4.9 percent increase in payroll expenditures, a 5.4 percent increase in supply costs and a 2.5 percent reduction in non-salary spending. Full News here – Oakland Business

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In era of health reform, Medicaid expansion, clinics evolve to care for more than just the uninsured

In era of health reform, Medicaid expansion, clinics evolve to care for more than just the uninsured

Jay Greene – Many of the 75 free health clinics in Michigan are changing their business models to become more flexible providers as hundreds of thousands of previously uninsured people gain private coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the expansion of Healthy Michigan Medicaid, clinic directors say. Full News here – […]

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Mental health cuts cost state’s most vulnerable

One state senator who pushed the cuts fled from 7 Action News when questioned. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Oakwood receives $5M gift to support women’s health

Natalie Broda – Oakwood Healthcare Inc. has received a $ 5 million gift to support women’s health services programs and equipment at the four-hospital system. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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UAW to raise money for Detroit retiree health care in contribution to bankruptcy ‘grand bargain’

The UAW plans to raise money to help Detroit retirees with health care costs as part of a settlement meant to resolve the most complicated part of the city’s bankruptcy case. Full News here – Detroit News

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CrossFit Kalamazoo becomes the latest health and fitness club offering in the area

They typically have pullup bars, climbing ropes, jump ropes, kettlebells, free weights and truck tires rather than rows of weight machines and cardio equipment, Full News here – Oakland Business

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