Awards


Grand Rapids Chamber Announces 2018 Center for Community Leadership Award Recipients

Grand Rapids, Mich., (May 15, 2018) – The Grand Rapids Chamber is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 Center for Community Leadership (CCL) Awards, to be presented at the upcoming CCL Fundraiser on Thursday, June 20, from 5 pm – 8 pm at Bissell Tree House at the John Ball Zoo, 1300 W. […]



Spectrum Health’s Tina Freese Decker Named One of Top 25 COOs in Healthcare 2018

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 9, 2018 – The editors of Modern Healthcare have named Tina Freese Decker, Spectrum Health’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, to the 2018 list of the Top 25 COOs in the health care industry. Modern Healthcare magazine is the industry’s leading source of health care business and policy news, research […]



Two Spectrum Health Hospitals Receive America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ for 4th Year in a Row

Grand Rapids, MI— February 27, 2018 – Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital and Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital have received the Healthgrades 2018 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ for a fourth consecutive year (2015-2018).  The distinction places these hospitals in the top one percent of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide, for consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance […]



Spectrum Health Innovations Receives Large Smartzone Grant for Development of Medical Devices

Grand Rapids, Mich, Feb. 20, 2018– Spectrum Health Innovations (SHI) was recently awarded a grant from the City of Grand Rapids’ Smartzone Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA) to support the development of new health care solutions. The $727,000 grant will be used over the course of three years and is the largest one SHI has […]



Spectrum Health Receives National Designation as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2018

Grand Rapids, Mich, Feb. 19, 2018– Spectrum Health has been named one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2018 for offering exceptional employer-provided commuter benefits that meet the National Standard of Excellence criteria. “We are extremely proud about our commuter benefit program that save employees time, money and stress,” said Kevin Judd, Manager of […]



Spectrum Health Hospitals Nationally Recognized for Quality

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 18, 2017 – Spectrum Health hospitals have been recognized nationally for providing exceptional quality care for their patients. Healthgrades, a leading online consumer resource, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.* Healthgrades identified the  top-performing hospitals across all conditions or procedures evaluated within […]



Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in Six Specialty Areas

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 27, 2017 – U.S. News & World Report has again included Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in its 2017 Best Children’s Hospital rankings, with a total of six specialty areas being recognized this year. This is the sixth year the hospital has been included. The 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings […]



Spectrum Health One of Five Top Large Health Systems

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 24, 2017 – Spectrum Health was again named one of the 15 top health systems and one of the top five largest health systems in the nation by Truven Health Analytics®, based on key performance measures. This is the sixth time since 2010 that Spectrum Health has received this honor. The […]