Spectrum Health West Michigan

Corewell Health™ Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Pediatric Heart Transplant Program Considered Active by UNOS

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 8, 2022 – Corewell Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital (HDVCH) pediatric heart transplant program is now considered active by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). HDVCH is now one of three pediatric hospitals in Michigan connected to the national transplant list and database across the United States through UNOS. Physicians […]

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 Offers More Primary Care Options To Help Reduce Patient Costs

Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 28, 2022—To help minimize patient health care costs, BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan is offering more ways for patients to better align their care to personal health goals and lifestyle needs. The move comes as the health system looks to offer more value-based care options rather than a one-size-fits-all approach and […]

BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan Breaks Ground on Innovative Orthopedic and Performance Center

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 27, 2022 – BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan breaks ground today on its state-of-the-art Orthopedic Health & Performance Center, a 117,000 square foot building and adjacent grounds that will be home to advanced orthopedic care, an ambulatory surgery center, physical and occupational therapy, performance training spaces, orthopedic urgent care and more. […]

New BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan LGBTQIA+ patient navigator focuses on equitable care

Grand Rapids, Mich., Aug. 17, 2022—BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan has added a new patient navigator service dedicated to the LGBTQIA+ community to help individuals access the care they need and help guide them through their health care journeys. Zoey O’Brien is the newest patient navigator to join the Spectrum Health team and is working […]

BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan Breaks Ground on Downtown Grand Rapids Outpatient Center

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 20, 2022 – BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan breaks ground today on a 12-story, 240,000-square-foot building located across the street from Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital. The new building will bring together several outpatient services, including primary care and specialty services which include heart and vascular and neurosciences clinics, West Michigan’s only […]

Spectrum Health Names Charles Gibson VP of Medical Affairs

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 22, 2022 – Spectrum Health West Michigan is pleased to announce that Charles J. Gibson, MD, FACS, has been named vice president, medical affairs, Grand Rapids. Gibson, who joined Spectrum Health West Michigan in 2016, is an acute care surgeon and recent past chair of the Spectrum Health Grand Rapids department […]

Spectrum Health First in West Michigan to Debut New Single Port da Vinci Robot Technology

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 19, 2022 –Spectrum Health became the first health system in West Michigan to debut new minimally invasive robotic technology helping patients get back to their lives faster. The da Vinci Single Port (SP) allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive urologic and ENT procedures through one incision. Surgeries that previously required an […]

Spectrum Health West Michigan and CMS Energy

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 3, 2022 – As part of the BHSH System’s goal to make its facilities carbon neutral by 2040, Spectrum Health West Michigan and CMS Energy are partnering to develop a 2.35-acre solar array in Grand Rapids. The future solar array will help power the health system’s planned 80-bed subacute rehabilitation center […]

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 […]

Spectrum Health Hires New Senior Vice President of Medical Group Operations

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 12, 2022—Spectrum Health West Michigan has hired Kimberlee Sherbrooke, MHA, FACMPE, as senior vice president of medical group operations. Sherbrooke will begin her new role on February 28, 2022. Sherbrooke comes to Spectrum Health from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, where she has served as vice president, chief operating officer for […]