Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital Named One of ‘100 Great Hospitals in America’

Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital has been named one of “100 Great Hospitals in America” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Butterworth Hospital was one of six Michigan hospitals to earn the recognition, which appeared in Becker’s March 29 edition.

Becker’s stated that the hospitals included in their list have proven to be innovators for medical treatments, research, technology and care delivery. These hospitals are home to medical breakthroughs and act as anchors of health within their respective communities.

“Spectrum Health continues to be recognized for its dedication and commitment to excellent patient care,” said Matt VanVranken, executive vice president, Spectrum Health Delivery System. “It reflects well upon our employees and physicians.”

To develop their list, the Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team accepted nominations, conducted research and considered other reputable hospital ranking sources such as U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals, HealthGrades, Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the Studer Group and Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients. 

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system in West Michigan offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of nine hospitals including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital; 130 ambulatory and service sites; the Spectrum Health Medical Group and West Michigan Heart, physician groups totaling 751 providers; and Priority Health, a health plan with 600,000 members. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer with 19,100 employees. The organization provided $204 million in community benefit during its 2012 fiscal year.