Awards


Tina Freese Decker Named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders List

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 16, 2021 – Spectrum Health is proud to announce that President & CEO Tina Freese Decker was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2021’s Top 25 Women Leaders. This is the second consecutive year Freese Decker has been named to this list. These high achievers are developing policy, leading change […]



Corp! Magazine Recognizes Spectrum Health Chief Diversity Officer Ovell Barbee

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 12, 2020 – Corp! Magazine recently recognized Spectrum Health’s Ovell Barbee with its Diversity Business Leader Award for his efforts to improve diversity and inclusion programs and to battle systemic and institutional racism. Barbee is a senior vice president for human resources and was appointed as Spectrum Health’s first chief diversity […]



Spectrum Health Named Among the Nation’s Most Wired Health Organizations

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 6, 2020 – Spectrum Health West Michigan (SHWM) has earned the highest marks in Michigan in the 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition in three patient areas and Spectrum Health Lakeland has been recognized in two. The annual recognition is bestowed by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). […]



Spectrum Health Hospitals Nationally Recognized Among the Best Maternity Care Hospitals by Newsweek

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 21, 2020 – Spectrum Health Butterworth and United Hospitals were named to Newsweek’s 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Best Maternity Care Hospitals is part of […]



Spectrum Health Named Best Places to Work in IT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 23, 2020 – Spectrum Health was named among the 100 Best Places to Work in IT in the nation by IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld. Winners were chosen based on benefits, staffing, culture, training and career development in addition to employee feedback. Organizations were further evaluated based on size. Spectrum Health […]



Spectrum Health Named One of Nation’s Best in Revenue Management by HFMA

Grand Rapids, Mich., June 4, 2020 –Spectrum Health is among 23 health providers in the nation recognized for the quality of their revenue cycle management. It is the only organization in Michigan to earn this distinction. The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) announced Spectrum Health as one of the 2020 winners of the MAP Award for […]