Awards And Certifications From Dec. 12The latest tech-related awards and certifications earned by Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions, groups and individuals.
Grand Valley To Host Mock DisasterMore than 100 volunteers, health care workers and educators will participate in a two-day, mock disaster training session at Grand Valley State University.
Spectrum Health Using New Heart Pacing Device That Gives Doctors More OptionsSpectrum Health electrophysiologists are the first in West Michigan to begin implanting a new pacemaker and defibrillator that features four wires as opposed to three or two. It gives physicians more options and flexibility in treating patients with heart failure.
Spectrum Health Uses New Sensor To Optimize Knee ReplacementSpectrum Health’s Center for Joint Replacement at Blodgett Hospital has become one of the first hospitals in Michigan to offer intelligent orthopaedic knee replacement surgery using a new technology. It harnesses the latest innovations in sensors, microelectronics and wireless communications to improve results and reduce the cost of treating musculoskeletal disease.
GE LEDs Save Spectrum $170k A YearThe Grand Rapids health system Spectrum Health has retrofitted 1.25 million square feet of parking garage space and more than 3,500 parking spaces with 1,500 Evolve LED Garage fixtures from GE.
UM, Spectrum Rated Among Nation's Top HospitalsThe University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers offer the best care in Michigan -- and some of the nation's best care, according to a new ranking from U.S. News & World Report.
Spectrum Health Adding Lung Transplantation ProgramSpectrum Health announced Tuesday that it has hired Reda Girgis, M.D., to serve as medical director for its lung transplant program. He comes from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and started last week as a member of the Spectrum Health Medical Group.
GLITR Tech Tour Day Seven: Great Grand RapidsDowntown Grand Rapids is an amazing place these days, and I got just a tiny little peek at a few of the companies helping make it amazing Wednesday, Day Seven of the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report's 2012 Spring Tech Tour.
Spectrum Health Named Presenting Sponsor Of Transplant GamesThe West Michigan Sports Commission and Spectrum Health announced today that Spectrum Health will serve as the presenting sponsor of the 2012 Transplant Games of America, in Grand Rapids from July 28 to 31.
University Research Conference Coming To GRRepresentatives from eight research institutions will convene at the Van Andel Institute Friday for a day of networking and sharing best practices.
Toshiba Installs First Aplio 500 Ultrasound System at Spectrum HealthTo enhance the diagnostic capabilities of ultrasound and improve patient care, Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids has installed the first Aplio 500 ultrasound system from Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.
Health System To Open Clinic For Frequent ER UsersA West Michigan health system is opening a clinic to assess and treat people who frequently use hospital emergency departments.