Awards


Spectrum Health’s Valissa Armstead Receives YWCA Tribute Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 20, 2019 – The YWCA West Central Michigan has honored seven women for their work in the community through its annual Tribute Awards. Valissa Armstead, 49, a native of Flint, is director of diversity, equity & inclusion at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids. She received the Tribute Award for Business, Management, […]



Governor’s Service Awards Names Spectrum Health A Corporate Community Leader

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 6, 2019 – Spectrum Health has been recognized as a Corporate Community Leader by Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission. This year’s ceremony took place last night at the Detroit Opera House. The health system was among 43 individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations that were selected for their […]



Spectrum Health Receives Award for Initiative to Decrease Adult Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Mortality

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 28, 2019 – The Michigan Hospital Association, or MHA, has awarded Spectrum Health with its Advancing Safe Care Award for reducing severe sepsis/septic shock mortality. Created in 2018, the award honors health care teams within MHA-member hospitals that demonstrate a fierce commitment to providing care to different patient populations, show evidence […]