Awards, BHSH System

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

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 25, 2022 – Spectrum Health is pleased announce that President & CEO Tina Freese Decker was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2022’s Top 25 Women Leaders. This is the third consecutive year Freese Decker has been named to this list.

Modern Healthcare’s Women Leaders program honors women executives from all sectors of health care who are leading change, advancing care delivery, community health and gender equity, and supporting the next generation of women leaders. Many have played crucial roles in the pandemic response and the vaccine rollout.

Profiles of all the honorees are featured here and in the February 15 issue of Modern Healthcare. They will be honored during Modern Healthcare’s Top Women Leaders Gala on July 14 in Chicago.

On February 1, Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health came together to form a new not-for-profit health system, temporarily known as BHSH System. Freese Decker is President and CEO of the new system. She has led Spectrum Health since 2018.



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