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.
Spectrum Health Starts New Program For Frequent Emergency Room UsersGrand Rapids-based Spectrum Health announced Tuesday the formation of a multi-specialty clinic to assess and treat high-frequency patients at area emergency departments.
Awards and Certifications From September 22The latest awards, prizes and industry certifications earned by Michigan's technology-focused companies and institutions
Spectrum Health Participating In Heart Valve Clinical TrialGrand Rapids-based Spectrum Health is participating in a clinical trial to evaluate a transcatheter alternative to open-heart surgery for patients with severe aortic stenosis.
Spectrum Health Announces Alliance for Independent PhysiciansOfficials at Grand Rapids-based Spectrum Health Wednesday announced a new initiative to support collaboration with independent physicians.
Awards and Certifications From May 31
Spectrum Health Gets VAD Certification for Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular InstituteThe Spectrum Health Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute in Grand Rapids announced today that it has received advanced certification for ventricular assist devices from the Joint Commission, the national quality organization that accredits hospitals in the United States.
Spectrum Health Implants State’s First MRI-Safe PacemakerThe first implantation of an MRI-compatible pacemaker in Michigan was performed Wednesday at Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center. The device allows patients with a pacemaker to undergo safe magnetic resonance imaging scans.
Event Notices From January 26The latest announcements of technology-related meetings all around Michigan, before they are posted on the GLITR IT Calendar
Patients Move Into the New Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Three West Michigan Patients Receive Heart TransplantsThree additional West Michigan residents received new hearts in the past week at the Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center in Grand Rapids. Hospital officials said they are doing well and progressing as expected.
Spectrum Health Adds Mobile Access to Patient PortalCambridge, Mass.-based InterSystems Corp. announced that Grand Rapids-based Spectrum Health has launched a new smartphone app that provides fast, easy access to personal health information via the health care provider’s MySpectrum Web-based patient portal.
Spectrum Health Performs Its First Heart TransplantSpectrum Health surgeons performed the first heart transplant in West Michigan on Saturday at the Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center in Grand Rapids.
Spectrum Adds New Treatment To Prevent Esophageal Cancer