Crain's Detroit reports that he will take a position with Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital President and CEO Gerard van Grinsven, who guided the hospital's 2009 launch, has accepted a post with Chicago-based Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Crain's Detroit reports that an email announcing the move went out to employees on Friday. His resignation is effective June 1. According to the hospital's website, van Grinsven worked in the luxury hotel business before joining Henry Ford in 2006 to oversee development of the West Bloomfield hospital.
Once completed next year, adding a second floor will add three new operating rooms and push the hospital's size to more than 1 million square feet.
A vertical expansion project that will add three new operating rooms to Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital was approved unanimously Tuesday night by the Planning Commission at Town Hall. The 9,600-square foot, one-story project, which was expected to begin construction in February pending approval, is actually less than 1 percent of the total size of the hospital, which will be pushed to more than 1 million square feet after completion, which is estimated at June 2013. The size of current operating rooms are too small for modern services, which require more electronic equipment and people, Marco Capicchioni of Henry Ford Health System said. The three new larger operating rooms, which will connect to each other internally, will allow more …