Spectrum Health

Awards And Certifications From Dec. 12

The latest tech-related awards and certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions, groups and individuals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

Grand Valley State University's Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences just east of downtown Grand Rapids. Photo Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley To Host Mock Disaster

More than 100 volunteers, health care workers and educators will participate in a two-day, mock disaster training session at Grand Valley State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

Spectrum Health Using New Heart Pacing Device That Gives Doctors More Options

Spectrum 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2012

Spectrum Joint Replacement

Spectrum Health Uses New Sensor To Optimize Knee Replacement

Spectrum 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2012

GE LED parking garage lights at work. GE photo.

GE LEDs Save Spectrum $170k A Year

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

University of Michigan Hospital (University of Michigan photo)

UM, Spectrum Rated Among Nation’s Top Hospitals

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2012

Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids

Spectrum Health Adding Lung Transplantation Program

Spectrum 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2012

Kristine White, president of Spectrum Health Innovations, in the health care group's brainstorming center just north of downtown Grand Rapids. Matt Roush photo.

GLITR Tech Tour Day Seven: Great Grand Rapids

Downtown 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

Grand Valley State University's main campus in Allendale. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Spectrum Health Named Presenting Sponsor Of Transplant Games

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012


University Research Conference Coming To GR

Representatives from eight research institutions will convene at the Van Andel Institute Friday for a day of networking and sharing best practices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012