Henry Ford gets new technology that allows surgery on tumors deep within brain | Crain's Detroit Business
With an advanced brain surgery technology called BrightMatter, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit is once again redefining the dreaded medical term "inoperable."
Mercy Health names five new board members | Grand Rapids (Mich.) Business Journal
Muskegon, Mich.-based Mercy Health named five new board members to its regional governance board who will begin their terms Jan. 1.
Conn. hospital onboard with legal challenge against state | Greenwich (Conn.) Sentinel
Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital's parent system, Yale New Haven Health, is supporting an initiative that could result in a legal showdown with Gov. Dannel Malloy over a provider tax they expect to cost Greenwich Hospital $20 million this fiscal year.
Michigan hospital changes name as part of branding initiative | Hillsdale (Mich.) Daily News
Hillsdale Community Health Center is renaming itself Hillsdale Hospital, a simpler and more inclusive approach that officials say better communicates the full range of services the hospital has added in recent years, like cardiovascular care, obstetrics and gynecology and skilled nursing rehabilitation.
Final Philly hospital tally for papal visit: $6 million | Philadelphia Inquirer
The Delaware Valley Healthcare Council estimates that Philadelphia-area hospitals spent $6 million to deal with the visit of Pope Francis, a tidy sum when all of healthcare is under pressure to reduce costs.
Meridian Health to utilize Teladoc telehealth services in 2016 | Business Wire
Leading not-for-profit health care organization Meridian Health selected Teladoc for its growing phone, mobile device and online video telehealth services, which are set to launch in the first quarter of 2016.
Former city official and Wall Street banker lands top post in New York's marijuana industry | Crain's New York Business
Vireo Health of New York, one of the state's five medical-marijuana companies, announced it has a new chief executive: Ari Hoffnung, a former deputy comptroller for the city and an applicant who just barely missed the cut for a state marijuana license in July.
Cigna-HealthSpring and Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health are expanding their partnership, which will provide patients with more affordable access to top physicians while giving doctors better resources and incentives.