More Powerful MRI Machine Reduces Patient Trips Downstate

Munson Medical Center's 3T MRI is saving patients time and money. The machine, installed a year ago, is four times more powerful than Munson's 1.5 MRI machines and provides clarity that previously was unavailable locally, meaning patients had to go downstate. It can be adjusted to...

Nurse To NW Michigan, STAT

Nursing shortages have been a national concern for years. But the problem is becoming acute for hospitals and other health care facilities in northwest Michigan. “They’re just drowning in openings,” said Mary Robinson, the regional nursing programs coordinator at Grand Valley State University’s Kirkhof College of...

From $18 In The Back Of A Dealership

Dr. Rick Nielsen used to be a big-city guy. The Midland native graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Michigan State University, worked for the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health in Washington, D.C., earned his medical degree from Northwestern University...

GVSU Expands Health Programs at University Center

TRAVERSE CITY – Grand Valley State University will expand its Master of Public Health and Bachelor of Allied Health Sciences programs to the university's regional center in Traverse City. The decision to expand these two programs to Traverse City is based on the need for professionals to...