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 […]

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Announces Pediatric Certified Duchenne Care Center, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

**Sharing on behalf of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy** WASHINGTON, May 11, 2022 — Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced the expansion of their renowned Certified Duchenne Care Center Program (CDCCP) with the certification of the clinic at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital (HDVCH) in Grand Rapids, […]

Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital Recognized by American College of Cardiology

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 26, 2022 – Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital has received national accreditation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in three areas. These include accreditation for its Electrophysiology Lab, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and as a HeartCARE Center. Spectrum Health is one of three health organizations in Michigan to achieve recognition for cardiac […]

Spectrum Health Chief of Hematology/Oncology Recognized by the Association for Clinical Oncology

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 14, 2022 – The Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named Anas Al-Janadi, MD, VP department chief of hematology/oncology at Spectrum Health Cancer Center, a 2021 Advocacy Champion. The announcement was made during the Association’s 2022 Advocacy Summit in April. “ASCO is immensely grateful for the work of this year’s Advocacy […]

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital with Silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 15, 2022 – The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently granted a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence to both the pediatric (PICU) and cardiac intensive care units (PCICU) at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Only 29 pediatric intensive care units in the country have achieved Beacon Award status, and […]

Spectrum Health has Earned 2021 Distinction Through the Tree Campus Healthcare Program For the Third Consecutive Year

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 10, 2022 – The Arbor Day Foundation has named Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital a Tree Campus Healthcare institution for showing its understanding of the vital role trees play in human health for the third consecutive year. The Arbor Day Foundation is the world’s largest membership nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees. Its […]

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

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 25, 2022 – Spectrum Health is pleased announce that President & CEO Tina Freese Decker was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2022’s Top 25 Women Leaders. This is the third consecutive year Freese Decker has been named to this list. Modern Healthcare’s Women Leaders program honors women executives from […]