Spectrum Health West Michigan


Area Hospitals and Public Health Officials Remind Community of Flu Precautions, How and When to Seek Care for Flu

SITUATION: As the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, reports, flu is now widespread throughout Michigan and many surrounding states. Area hospitals, urgent care facilities and doctor offices are experiencing an increase in the number of people presenting with flu and flu-like symptoms. It is important for our community to know how to prevent flu, […]



Spectrum Health Opens Ada Facility

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 2, 2018 – Spectrum Health will officially open its newest integrated care campus to patients this week, offering quality health care services at a location easily accessible to patients living or working in or near Ada, Michigan. The new Integrated Care Campus (ICC) at Ada, 7128 Fulton St. E., will open […]



Spectrum Health Opens Integrated Care Campus in Rockford

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 31, 2017 – Spectrum Health will celebrate the opening of its newest integrated care campus (ICC) – the Spectrum Health Integrated Care Campus at Rockford – on Tuesday, August 1. The new facility is located at 8501 Meadow Creek Drive, near Meijer in Rockford. A ribbon-cutting event will be held at noon […]



Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital awarded Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

Grand Rapids, Mich., June 22, 2017 – Spectrum Health today announced that its Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality […]



Spectrum Health Opens Newest Integrated Care Campus

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 26, 2017 – Spectrum Health will celebrate the opening of its newest integrated care campus next week. The newly-renovated facility is located at 426 Michigan Street NE in Grand Rapids. A ribbon-cutting event will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30. Several Spectrum Health representatives will be present. A […]



Spectrum Health Announces New Leader for Heart and Lung Transplant Program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 1, 2017 – Spectrum Health today announced the retirement of one key physician leader and the promotion of another. Asghar Khaghani, MD, FRCS, will retire as Richard DeVos Endowed Director for heart and lung transplant surgery and mechanical circulatory support with the Spectrum Health Richard DeVos Heart and Lung Transplant Program. […]



Spectrum Health One of Five Top Large Health Systems

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 24, 2017 – Spectrum Health was again named one of the 15 top health systems and one of the top five largest health systems in the nation by Truven Health Analytics®, based on key performance measures. This is the sixth time since 2010 that Spectrum Health has received this honor. The […]



Spectrum Health Creates System Leadership Role

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 14, 2017 – Richard C. Breon, President & CEO of Spectrum Health announced today that Tina Freese Decker has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of Spectrum Health. In this new position, she will have responsibility for advancing the strategy and leading operations of the organization, including Spectrum […]



Spectrum Health Lauded for Safety Practices

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 12, 2017 – Spectrum Health has received an impressive report card in the most recent industry safety rankings. The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and […]



Spectrum Health Opens North Muskegon Facility

Spectrum Health will celebrate the opening of its newest integrated care campus this week. The public is invited to visit the Integrated Care Campus at North Muskegon for an open house on Thursday, December 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The new 30,000 square foot, single story facility is located north of Muskegon at […]



Spectrum Health Breaks Ground at Ada Facility

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 7, 2016 – Spectrum Health will hold a groundbreaking event on Tuesday, November 8, at 10 a.m. at the site of a future patient care facility – the Spectrum Health Integrated Care Campus (ICC) at Ada. The new 24,400 square foot, two-story facility is being constructed within the newly developing Ada […]



Spectrum Health Hospitals Recognized for Patient Safety

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., November 1, 2016 – New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S., were announced this week by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Spectrum Health Blodgett, Butterworth, Big […]



Spectrum Health Hospital Group names new chief medical officer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–Oct, 3, 2016 – Darryl Elmouchi, MD, MBA, has been named chief medical officer, Spectrum Health Hospital Group. Elmouchi, currently cardiovascular division chief, assumes the position October 10. In his new role, Elmouchi will assist in setting the strategic direction for the hospital group. He will lead initiatives that support Spectrum Health strategy, […]