Items Tagged with 'Helen DeVos Children's Hospital'


LMCU campaign funds pediatric programs

Monthlong Band Together Campaign raises money for area hospitals.

May 11, 2018
Millions of children visit hospitals each year and many have to stay in those hospitals for months at a time. Read More

Doctor wins grant for pediatric cancer research

October 4, 2017
A $150,000 grant will fuel further research into childhood cancer in West Michigan. Read More

Peter and Joan Secchia CarePartners program opens at Spectrum

The initiative was created to coordinate care and appointments for critically ill children.

April 29, 2016
An opening ceremony was held recently for the new Peter and Joan Secchia CarePartners program at Helen Devos Children’s Hospital. Read More

Restaurant company raises $109K for children’s hospital

February 9, 2016
A group of fast-food restaurants in the region have raised $109,375 for a local children’s hospital. Read More

And a child shall lead them

December 25, 2015
| By AP
A 5-year-old boy with leukemia and his family have organized a toy drive that led to a busload of gifts arriving at Spectrum Health's Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. Read More

Put Cancer on the Ropes fights for children

June 11, 2014
A hospital is hosting a boxing fundraiser with local celebrities to knock out cancer one punch at a time. Read More

7-year-old patient fundraises for pediatric cancer research

June 6, 2014
A birthday wish came true recently for a 7-year-old cancer patient. Read More

Girl sells pig for hospital

November 28, 2013
| By AP
A 10-year-old girl turned her experience recovering from a hip injury into a fundraising idea that benefited a local hospital. Read More

Spectrum Health iMRI equipment guides high-risk surgeries

March 25, 2013
New technology recently introduced at Spectrum Health provides high-resolution guidance during surgical procedures, helping surgeons to safely and accurately remove tumors from high-risk locations in the body, such as in the brain or on the spine. Read More

Children's Hospital unveils ICU on wheels

Hospital makes more than 250 NICU runs per year.

January 11, 2013
Officials at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital unveiled a new high-tech ambulance Thursday — virtually a fully equipped mobile neonatal intensive care unit — that Spectrum Health System has purchased to begin transporting in February critically ill or injured infants and children. Read More