Portage Health

Ishpeming Hospital Bought By LifePoint; Hancock Hospital Joint Venture Deal ReachedThe board of directors of Ishpeming's Bell Hospital Monday announced a final agreement for the hospital's acquisition by Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Hospitals lnc. LifePoint also announced a health care joint venture elsewhere in the Upper Peninsula, with Hancock-based Portage Health.
UP Hospital To Be Sold To For-Profit CompanyThe Portage Health Board of Directors has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with LifePoint Hospitals (Nasdaq:LPNT), a for-profit hospital company based in Brentwood, Tenn.
Michigan Tech To Study Sleep ApneaIn a new collaboration, researchers from Michigan Techological University’ and Portage Health are working together to study sleep disorders, focusing on sleep apnea.