Awards, Big Rapids Hospital

Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital Makes Top 100 List

Hospital is one of seven in Michigan to earn distinction.

BIG RAPIDS, Mich., February 21, 2022 – Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital has been named one of the top 100 rural and community hospitals in the United States.

The top 100 hospital list is released annually by the Chartis Center for Rural Health.

The rankings are based on performance using eight key metrics: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge and financial efficiency.

“We’re thrilled with the distinction,” said Andrea Leslie, president of Spectrum Health Big Rapids, Reed City, United and Kelsey Hospitals. “Being named a top 100 hospital is a credit to the commitment and care our teams provide the community. This ranking is a really a community award as it reflects the relationships we have with our patients.”

Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital was just one of seven hospitals in Michigan to achieve the ranking.

To see the complete list of the top 100 hospitals, as published in Becker’s Hospital Review, visit


About Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides care and coverage, comprising 31,000+ team members, 14 hospitals (including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital), a robust network of care facilities, teams of nationally recognized doctors and providers, and the nation’s third-largest provider-sponsored health plan, Priority Health, currently serving over 1 million members across the state of Michigan.

People are at the heart of everything we do. Locally governed and headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, we are focused on our mission: to improve health, inspire hope and save lives. Spectrum Health has a legacy of strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Through experience, innovation and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.

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