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Hospital Hospital House of Southwest Michigan

The CEO of Hospital Hospitality House of Southwest Michigan says having a family member close helps a patient recover while hospitalized. Judy Markusse Paget says research shows that people heal better and faster when family, or someone to lookout for them, is nearby. 

"The six Michigan health systems that aligned for a care network want to accelerate improvements in cost and quality by adopting and sharing common standards in an era of accountable care." (MiBiz)

Susan Andress, Southwest Michigan's Second Wave

Billboards around the Kalamazoo area carry the message that whatever a pregnant woman takes, her baby will take as well. It's part of a new effort to address the problem of opioids in the womb. 

KALAMAZOO, MI – Bronson Healthcare Group has purchased and will redevelop the former Kalamazoo Gazette newspaper building and an adjacent building in downtown Kalamazoo. The healthcare system closed the deal April 24 to buy the three-story, 131,419-square-foot former newspaper building, the one-story, 5,200-square-foot former Business Review West Michigan magazine building, and an adjacent parking lot. The deal was valued at $2.2 million. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

The new five year contract takes effect on Monday