Awards


Corewell Health West VP honored by NAACP for Health Equity Work

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 27, 2022 — Candace Smith-King, MD, vice president, academic affairs, Corewell Health West, formerly Spectrum Health, received the 2022 Health Equity Award from the Greater Grand Rapids NAACP. The Greater Grand Rapids division of the historic civil rights organization recognized Dr. Smith-King during the 56th Annual Freedom Fund Gala and Awards […]



Corewell Health Earns Highest Marks in Digital Health

Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 25, 2022 — Corewell Health West and Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health and Spectrum Health Lakeland, have earned the highest marks of any health care organization in the country in the 2022 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired survey, a comprehensive “digital health check-up” for […]



BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan Receives National Award for CenteringPregnancy Program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – August 19, 2022 The BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan OB/GYN Residency Practice has been named the first-ever Centering Site of the Year by the Centering Healthcare Institute (CHI) for its work implementing and executing the CenteringPregnancy® care model, in collaboration with Priority Health. Spectrum Health was recognized for patient care as […]



BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan Ranked Best Hospitals in Metro Grand Rapids Area from U.S. News & World Report

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 24, 2022 –BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan Butterworth and Blodgett hospitals together have been ranked the number one hospital in the Grand Rapids Metro Area by U.S. News & World Report. In the Best Hospitals 2022-2023 rankings, the hospitals were ranked number five in Michigan and were also recognized as high […]



Five Collaborative Programs Earn 2022 AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award

**Sharing on behalf of the American Hospital Association** WASHINGTON (July 14, 2022) – The American Hospital Association today announced that it will honor five programs with the AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award for their hospital-led collaborative efforts that will improve community health. The winning programs are the Continuous Care Program, Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center at Broward Health, […]



Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 11th year in a row

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 14, 2022 – U.S. News & World Report has recognized Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in its 2022 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings within four specialty areas. This is the 11th year the hospital has been included on this prestigious list. The 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings are being published online […]



Tina Freese Decker named Women Who Shape the State honoree

Grand Rapids, Mich., May 17, 2022—Tina Freese Decker, BHSH System president and CEO, has been named one of MLive’s Women Who Shape the State honorees. As part of this recognition, Freese Decker also was chosen to receive a specialty Executive Leadership award, recognizing her exceptional leadership guidance and service to Spectrum Health and the newly […]