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Spaude has been the top executive at the Kalamazoo hospital since 2005.


State health officials say personal data for nearly 2,600 people was compromised when a laptop computer was stolen in January. The information includes Social Security numbers and other sensitive information.

The state Department of Community Health says the breach involves some people served by the Long Term Care Ombudsman's Office. The data on the stolen computer was encrypted but information on a flash-drive taken with it was not. It had Social Security or Medicaid identification numbers for about 1,500 people.

Details are still being worked out on incentives designed to provide individual responsibility to health care expansion

Community Health Director says sign up won't start until program and technology are in place

Jim McKernan has been vice president of Bronson HealthCare Midwest