Lakeshore Clubhouse reopens with new name

August 9, 2018 (WZZM) – After being on the verge of closing for good, one Holland mental health center is getting a second chance. That’s all thanks to its members. The Lakeshore Clubhouse was set to close earlier this year when Ottawa County Community Mental Health dealt with budget cuts. After months of uncertainty, Cherry Read More

Lakeshore Clubhouse to remain open, despite budget cuts

May 14, 2018 (WZZM 13) – After nearly six months of battling, the doors will remain open at the Lakeshore Clubhouse. The Clubhouse is a center that aims at getting those with mental illness on their feet. Back in November, Clubhouse members were told the facility would close in February. That announcement came after officials Read More

Holland’s Lakeshore Clubhouse will no longer close

May 13, 2018 (Holland Sentinel) – To the joy of its members, the Lakeshore Clubhouse in Holland will no longer close and will be operated indefinitely by Cherry Health. The Clubhouse is operated by Ottawa County Community Mental Health and was slated to close June 1. According to the county’s website, the clubhouse is “a community of Read More

Cherry Health Champions Care Team Approach

April 19, 2018 (Rapid Growth Media) – It’s been over a century since hacking off a limb was considered the best cure for a deep cut, and even less than that since frontal lobotomies were forcefully prescribed for the melancholy. The dark ages of medicine are seemingly behind us. Sterilization revolutionized medicine during the Civil Read More

Stabenow Unveils New Legislation to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs

March 29, 2018 (U.S. Senator Stabenow’s Office) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) unveiled new legislation aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs during events across the state in Detroit, Flint, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. Americans pay – by far – the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. Prices for the most Read More

Barry Community Health Center Reaches Funding Goals

March 26, 2018 (Hastings Reminder) – The Barry Community Center Campaign is celebrating reaching its funding goal of $1.3 million after it received a capstone gift from the Baum Family Foundation of $278,108. “Our gift to Cherry Health, completing this capital campaigning for the Barry Community Health Center, is an expression of our joy,” said Read More

Nine Cherry Health Medical Health Centers Receive Patient-Centered Medical Home Status

Grand Rapids, MI – Nine Cherry Health medical health centers are part of an elite group that has demonstrated commitment to advancing quality care, as certified by a national leader in health-care accreditation. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has certified the following Cherry Health medical sites as a Patient-Centered Medical Home at Level Read More

Cheryl Goodell: The Progression of HR in Health Care

January 24, 2018 (HR Tech Outlook) – Our corporate office is located near what we call in Grand Rapids, “The Medical Mile.” We are surrounded by other health care agencies and hospitals causing a huge area of competition when it pertains to recruitment. So, we must rely on HRIS software to determine trends in turnover, Read More

Tasha Blackmon: Incoming CEO of Cherry Health Interview

January 5, 2018 (Grand Rapids Business Journal) – To Tasha Blackmon, the incoming CEO of Cherry Health, the patients are more important than anything. Many of the nonprofit health care organization’s patients are living in poverty, but Blackmon said she and the staff work hard to ensure everyone receives the best quality of care possible. It’s Read More