Thrive News

Grant & Proposal Writer(s) Search Begins | April 22, 2019

This critical role of proposal and grant writer will be filled through a variety of per Diem/contractual agreements driven by subject/topic area and requirements of the proposal to be developed (including being proactive, raising calls for proposals to the attention of THRIVE leadership). With THRIVE's focus spanning both economic and health improvements it is our goal to re...

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Portfolio Director Search Begins | January 1, 2019

The THRIVE Portfolio Director's primary function is to provide leadership that substantively fulfills the THRIVE mission. The Portfolio Director is responsible for the comprehensive logistical and administrative leadership of the 35 intervention portfolio, managing progress mileston...

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Executive Assistant Search Begins | January 1, 2019

This critical role will help build capacity for implementation of the THRIVE Portfolio.  We are searching for an experienced, reliable, and out-come focused individual with good judgment and excellent interpersonal skills to fill the role of THRIVE ExecutiveAssistant. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their work ...

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Regional Leaders Assess Progress and Commit to the Future of THRIVE Initiative | December 19, 2018

MIDLAND, MI, December 17, 2018 -- Leaders from across the Great Lakes Bay Region representing health systems, universities, foundations and the business sector convened to recognize progress made and to commit to the future of THRIVE, the health and economic growth initiative. THRIVE, Transforming Health Regionally in a Vibrant Economy, is the collaboration of the Michigan Health Improvement Alliance, Inc. (MiHIA) and the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance (GLBRA). Hosted by Howard Ungerleider, P...

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Portfolio Design Workshop Summary – September 2018 | September 19, 2018

The mission of the THRIVE is to deliver improved health and sustained economic growth in our communities. Summary Statement: Approximately 45 leaders from multiple sectors across the Great Lakes Bay Region convened for a pivotal, half day session as the THRIVE initiative evolves to establish the intervention portfolio that will drive achievement of the THRIVE mission. Participants received detailed analysis of the “business as u...

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Portfolio Design Workshop Summary | September 1, 2018

The mission of the THRIVE is to deliver improved health and sustained economic growth in our communities. Summary Statement: Approximately 45 leaders from multiple sectors across the Great Lakes Bay Region convened for a pivotal, half day session as the THRIVE initiative evolves to establish the intervention portfolio that will drive achievement of the THRIVE mission. Participants received detailed analysis of the “business as u...

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THRIVE – PROGRESS UPDATE | July 31, 2018

Over the past six months, dozens of senior leaders across our region have been heavily involved in the work underway in the Five Priority Teams: Provider capacity Preventive care Social determinants of health Regional attractiveness Job creation We greatly appreciate the teams’ meticulous work and commitment to achieving the purpose ...

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THRIVE: Regional Health And Economic Initiative To Empower The Great Lakes Bay Region | February 1, 2018

Leaders from across the Great Lakes Bay Region recognize the powerful intersection between the economy and health. With healthcare representing nearly 20 percent of our region’s economy, connecting with nearly every public or private investment, it is clear that the ov...

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