By the year 2022, west Michigan’s health care industry will grow by 23 percent requiring an additional 55,000 jobs. That’s the projection from the Michigan Bureau of Labor Statistics. Area colleges and universities are positioned to help train health care professionals.

This week, Grand Rapids Community has been awarded millions of dollars through a federal grant supporting its health care programs. Grand Rapids Community College is receiving $6 million through the U.S. Labor Department's America's Promise grant competition. It is distributing $111 million nationwide.

Kent County Oral Health Coalition

We talk about Oral Health with guests from the Kent County Oral Health Coalition.

Evelyn Clingerman, Executive Director of the Bonnie Wesorick Center for Healthcare Transformation, joins us to discuss polarities and more.

Health Forum of West Michigan

The Health Forum of West Michigan on Municipal Infrastructure and Health is coming this month. We discuss it with Katherine Branch, Director of University Clinical Initiatives.

We discuss health care open enrollment that begins Tuesday. Kelly Syren of Associated Insurance Design, shares her thoughts on the Affordable Care Act, tax credits, benefit enhancements and deadlines.  

Healthy Headlines

Oct 24, 2016
Kent County, MI

Healthy Headlines, monthly putting the spotlight on health news from the Kent County Health Department.

All About Women

Oct 20, 2016

All About Women, speaking with guests in the Women's Health care field. Today, Dr. Robyn Hubbard discusses Genetic Screening for Cancer.

Priority Health

Jamie Fellinger  and Marathon Don join us to discuss the Priority Health Run Camp.


Oct 7, 2016

Monthly we put the spotlight on Health, thanks to the experts from GVSU's College of Health Professions. Today, Julie Alles discusses the Health Information Management Program.

Healthy Headlines

Sep 26, 2016
Kent County, MI

Healthy Headlines, news about health from our guests from the Kent County Health Department. Mary Wisinski  joins us to discuss immunization, prevention and vaccinations.