Spectrum Health System, Kelsey Hospital

Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital Rated Among Cleanest Hospitals in the Nation

July 5, 2012

LAKEVIEW, Mich., July 5, 2012 – Recently, Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital was named as one of the 40 cleanest hospitals in the nation, according to Becker’s Hospital Review.

The rating was based on scores of more than 90 percent on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems rating for “percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were ‘always’ clean.” The reporting period for this data was from April 2010 to March 2011.

For more information on this designation and list of qualifying hospitals can be found at


“We are proud to have received this recognition,” said Brian Brasser, Chief Operating Officer for Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital. “It truly is a team effort to ensure that our facility is one of the cleanest in the country. Specifically, our environmental services and plant operations teams work hard each and every day to ensure our patients receive a clean, safe place to receive care. This acknowledgement is the result of their hard work.”

About Spectrum Health

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, a state of the art children’s hospital that opened in January 2011, and 190 service sites; the Spectrum Health Medical Group and West Michigan Heart, physician groups totaling more than 700 providers; and Priority Health, a health plan with 600,000 members. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer with more than 18,000 employees. The organization provided $176.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.