Items Tagged with 'Spectrum Health '


Questioning a health system's expansion

November 30, 2015
A local health system has money to spend. Read More

Health system names COO of hospital group

August 11, 2015
A veteran health care executive from Indiana is the new chief operating officer of a health system’s hospital group. Read More

Jane Gietzen develops IS team

December 30, 2014
As Spectrum Health’s information services department has grown, so too has Jane Gietzen’s role in leading and developing a team that runs a host of daily business functions. Read More

Health system names president of hospital group

July 23, 2014
A health system has appointed a veteran executive to lead its hospital group in the region. Read More

Spectrum hosts ‘Gemba’ visit for health care leaders

Hospitals are incorporating the same lean principles used in manufacturing.

July 4, 2014
Representatives from national health care organizations were given a tour to see how manufacturing techniques are being implemented at a Grand Rapids-based health system. Read More

Health system partners with hospital

May 23, 2014
Two West Michigan health care providers are looking into streamlining patient care by working together to create and implement services across both systems. Read More

Spectrum Health names chief strategy officer

December 25, 2013
An industry veteran with experience leading two hospitals will help shape strategy for a West Michigan health system. Read More

New epilepsy treatment coming to West Michigan

December 13, 2013
One of the first health systems in the nation to offer treatment with a newly FDA-approved device that uses electric stimulation of the brain for adult epilepsy patients will be located in West Michigan. Read More

Spectrum Health study shows new option for epilepsy treatment

Brain surgery often has been considered too risky for older patients.

October 11, 2013
A recently published study by researchers at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit suggests that surgery may be an effective treatment for epilepsy in older patients, a finding Spectrum says runs counter to conventional treatment methods. Read More

Spectrum Health breaks ground on $48M integrated care center

April 24, 2013
Spectrum Health held a ceremonial indoor “groundbreaking” event last week — because of the heavy rains and lightning — near the site of the future Beltline Integrated Care Center in northeast Grand Rapids. Read More