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Spectrum Health Announces Transition for System Board of Directors

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 4, 2022 – Spectrum Health is pleased to welcome one new incoming board member and a new board chair to the Spectrum Health System Board of Directors as three board members wrap up their terms of service. This transition occurred with the new year. Those ending their terms include Steven C. […]



Progress Continues on Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health’s New Health System

GRAND RAPIDS and SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 24, 2021 – Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health continue to make progress toward combining the two organizations to form a new health system that is For Michigan, By Michigan™. Several weeks after signing an integration agreement, pre-integration planning is now underway, which is permissible under regulatory guidelines, and will not […]



Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health Take Important Step Toward Creating a New Health System For Michigan, By Michigan™

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 2, 2021–Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health have signed a formal integration agreement, the next step in the process to create a new health system that is For Michigan, By Michigan™. The integration agreement signals ongoing momentum and commitment toward the organizations’ shared vision to provide more accessible, affordable, […]



AHA Names New Trustees To The Board

**Sharing on behalf of the American Hospital Association** WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2021 – The American Hospital Association has elected six new members to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2022. The Board of Trustees is the highest policymaking body of the AHA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management […]



Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health Take First Step Toward Creating a New Health System For Michigan, By Michigan™

Download the news release in English Download the news release in Arabic Download the news release in Spanish  Download the community letter in English Download the community letter in Arabic Download the community letter in Spanish  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – [June 17, 2021] – Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, two of the […]



Seventeen Michigan Hospitals Awarded for Excellence and Improvement in Maternity Care

NOVI, MICHIGAN, May 7, 2021 – In honor of Mother’s Day, The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), a nonprofit group comprised of Michigan’s largest employers and unions, is awarding hospitals throughout Michigan that have demonstrated excellence and improvement in maternity care and delivery outcomes. Seventeen hospitals have earned an award for 2021, the highest number […]



Spectrum Health announces new leader for southwest region

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 6, 2021 – Spectrum Health has announced Bill Hoefer, FACHE, as the new market leader for the system’s southwest region covering Allegan and Ottawa counties. Hoefer will step in as president of Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital, a 57-bed acute care hospital located in Zeeland, MI. “Spectrum Health is excited to […]



Spectrum Health and Medtronic Announce Collaboration to Drive Value in Healthcare for Patients in West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and DUBLIN – March 31, 2021– Spectrum Health and Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) have entered into an agreement with the goal of driving value in healthcare and improving outcomes for Spectrum Health patients, while reducing the cost of care. The two organizations will explore the creation of value-based healthcare programs to support the […]



Spectrum Health Partners with TytoCare to Expand Telehealth Offerings

New York, NY — March 10, 2021 —Spectrum Health, a not-for-profit, integrated health system based in West Michigan, today announced a new partnership with TytoCare, the global health care industry’s first all-in-one modular device and examination platform for AI-powered, on-demand, remote medical exams. The integration of TytoCare into Spectrum Health’s current virtual care offerings enhances […]



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

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 16, 2021 – Spectrum Health is proud to announce that President & CEO Tina Freese Decker was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2021’s Top 25 Women Leaders. This is the second consecutive year Freese Decker has been named to this list. These high achievers are developing policy, leading change […]



Priority Health Names New President

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 16, 2020 – Priority Health welcomes Praveen Thadani as the company’s new president, effective in early January. The announcement comes after a rigorous search process for a leader of the third-largest provider-sponsored health plan in the country—serving over a million members annually. “Praveen is a transformative health care leader with extensive […]



Spectrum Health and Priority Health Announce Retirement of Joan Budden, Priority Health President & CEO

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 15, 2020 – Priority Health President & CEO Joan Budden today announced her plans to retire, effective January 1, 2021. “Knowing the company is in a strong position has allowed me to plan for the next chapter in my life which includes spending more time with family and continuing my passion […]



Spectrum Health Launches Patient Loan Financing Program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 13, 2020 – Spectrum Health announced the introduction of an alternative payment program providing patients and families an additional option for paying medical bills. Spectrum Health has partnered with Commerce Bank to offer Health Services Financing (HSF®), a program that allows patients to pay their out-of-pocket balances over time with no […]



Spectrum Health Creates New Division for West Michigan Operations  

Grand Rapids, June 29, 2020 – As Spectrum Health takes steps to achieve its vision of personalized health made simple, affordable and exceptional, it is working to optimize its operations. One step in that direction is the health system’s move to bring together its West Michigan-based hospital group and medical group into one division called […]



Spectrum Health announces new leader for northwest region

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 26, 2020 – Spectrum Health today announced Drew Dostal as the new market leader for the system’s northwest region covering Newaygo, Mason, Oceana and Muskegon counties. Dostal will oversee operations at Ludington Hospital, Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial in Fremont and the Integrated Care Campus in North Muskegon. “Spectrum Health is excited […]