Awards


Spectrum Health Butterworth, Blodgett and Zeeland Community Hospitals Named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® List

Grand Rapids, Mich., April 27, 20201 – Spectrum Health Butterworth, Blodgett and Zeeland Community Hospitals have been named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list. This is the eighth time that Spectrum Health Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals have been recognized with this honor since 2010. They were named among the top performing hospitals […]



The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Spectrum Health as a Tree Campus Healthcare Facility

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 18, 2021 – The Arbor Day Foundation has named Spectrum Health a Tree Campus Healthcare facility. This one-of-a-kind program aims to transform community health and wellness and ultimately save lives through the health benefits provided by trees, as well as recognize healthcare institutions that make an impact on wellness through tree […]



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 […]