Awards, Spectrum Health West Michigan

Corewell Health’s Grand Rapids Hospitals Earn National Rising Star Award by Vizient for 2023

Award based on patient safety, equity of care and other factors

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept 22, 2023 – Corewell Health’s Grand Rapids hospitals — Spectrum Health Butterworth and Blodgett have received a 2023 Rising Star award from Vizient, Inc., a leading health care performance improvement company.

The award recognizes the hospitals for making significant improvement in their year-over-year rankings and scoring in the top quartile in the Vizient Quality and Accountability Ranking.

Academic hospitals identified as Rising Star rose at least 20 positions from the prior year in the annual Vizient Quality and Accountability Ranking and scored in the top 25 among academic hospitals.

“We are thrilled to have won the Rising Star award from Vizient for Corewell Health Grand Rapids. Our performance speaks to the excellence in care we deliver to our patients and families and the amazing patient outcomes we achieve as a result,” said James Moses, MD, MPH, chief of quality, safety and patient experience for Corewell Health.

The annual ranking assesses data from participating academic hospitals across the U.S. to measure performance in six domains: patient safety, mortality, effectiveness, efficiency, patient centeredness and equity of care. The recognition period is for work from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

“Vizient is proud to recognize Corewell Health’s Grand Rapids hospitals – Spectrum Health Butterworth and Blodgett for their tremendous improvement over the course of the last year that has enabled them to place in the highest quartile of performance for 2023,” said David Levine, group senior vice president, advanced analytics and data science for Vizient. “The Vizient Quality and Accountability Study was designed to support organizations in adopting evidence-based characteristics of top performance. As a Rising Star, Corewell Health’s Grand Rapids hospitals— Spectrum Health Butterworth and Blodgett serve as an outstanding example of executing these best practices to achieve this top-quartile performance in quality, efficiency and effectiveness.”


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