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West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forecast

Friday, January 12, 2018

Eberhard Center, 2nd Floor Multi-Purpose Room, Grand Valley State University

301 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI   49504

The Office of the Vice Provost for Health commissions the report, Health Check: Analyzing Trends in West Michigan.  The report focuses on health-related trends, costs, and employment projections in the West Michigan area and is released each January at the West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forecast event held at Grand Valley's Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids, MI.  The study is conducted by economics faculty from the Seidman College of Business.

Each year the event is complemented by a panel of experts which might include health administrators/practitioners, government officials, or industry representatives.  Audiences have the opportunity to participate in a Q & A session following the panel presentations. 


Health Check is presented by:

Kevin Callison, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Global Health Management and Policy
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Tulane University

Leslie Muller, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics
Seidman College of Business, Grand Valley State University


Panel Discussion - Trends in West Michigan Health Care:

Peter Hahn, MD, MBA, CPE, Medical Director
Metro Health - University of Michigan

Earle (Win) Irwin, Chair of the Board of Directors
Irwin Seating Holding Company

Nick Lyons, Director
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services






The 2017 presentation was presented via live webcast at the following link:

2017 Health Check PowerPoint Presentation



Presented by:
Kevin Callison, PhD, Professor of Economics
Leslie Muller, PhD, Professor of Economics

Seidman College of Business, GVSU

2017 Health Check

2016 Health Check


Mark Your Calendars!

Registration will be available in September!

West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forecast

Friday, January 12, 2018


Eberhard Center, 2nd Floor
Grand Valley State University
401 West Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49504




Questions regarding the event or webcast may be directed to or by calling 616-331-5876.



The West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forecast is made possible by grants from:


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