Spectrum Health West Michigan

Corewell Health’s Grand Rapids hospitals achieve Magnet® designation for the fourth consecutive time.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 24, 2023–Corewell Health’s Grand Rapids hospitals — Spectrum Health Butterworth, Blodgett and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital — have earned the prestigious Magnet® designation for exceptional nursing for the fourth consecutive time. The American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program is the highest international distinction a health care organization can receive for […]

Butterworth and Blodgett receive top quality ranking from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Grand Rapids, Mich., July 27, 2023 –Butterworth and Blodgett hospitals, part of Corewell Health, have received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for strong performance in key quality measures including mortality and readmission rates. “Being in the top 15% of hospitals nationwide to receive this five-star rating is a significant milestone […]

After discovery of rare disease, doctors invent successful treatment in just 15 months

Grand Rapids, Mich., May 15, 2023 – For a handful of children worldwide who have an ultra-rare disease called Bachmann-Bupp syndrome, a treatment regimen discovered in just 15 months by the team who identified the disease is dramatically changing their young lives. Now, two Corewell Health physicians are part of a group who has been […]

Corewell Health™ has Earned 2022 Distinction Through the Tree Campus Healthcare Program for the Fourth Consecutive Year

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 10, 2023 – The Arbor Day Foundation has named Spectrum Health Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals, part of Corewell Health, as a Tree Campus Healthcare institution for showing its understanding of the vital role trees play in human health. This is the fourth consecutive year Blodgett Hospital earned this designation and the […]

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 […]