2017 Awards & Accolades

Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital was named a 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award®

Category: Spectrum Health Zeeland Hospital

Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital was named a 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in patient experience.

 


Spectrum Health Receives National Ranking From U.S. News & World Report

Category: Butterworth Hospital and Blodgett Hospital

Spectrum Health is among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Hospitals 2017-18 rankings. Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital and Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital placed 43rd in pulmonology in the national rankings and was recognized as high performing in five medical specialties: diabetes and endocrinology; gastroenterology and GI surgery; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery; and urology.

In addition to the specialties, U.S. News also ranked hospitals in areas called Common Adult Procedure and Condition Ratings. Spectrum Health’s two adult hospitals ranked as high performing in: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), knee replacement surgery, hip replacement surgery and lung cancer surgery.


Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Category: Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

U.S. News & World Report has again included Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in its Best Children’s Hospital rankings, with a total of six specialty areas being recognized in 2017-18: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. This is the sixth year the children’s hospital has been included.

 


Spectrum Health Hospitals Butterworth Hospital Awarded Comprehensive Stroke Certification by Total Joint Commission 

Category: Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health Hospitals Butterworth Hospital is now a Comprehensive Stroke Certified location. As a Joint Commission-accredited and certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and leading provider of comprehensive stroke care, Spectrum Health is committed to fostering better outcomes for stroke patients.


15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson Health™.

Category: Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health was again named one of the nation’s 15 top health systems—and in the top five among the largest health systems—in 2017 by Truven Health Analytics® (part of IBM Watson Health™), based on key performance measures on inpatient outcomes, process of care, extended outcomes, efficiency and patient experience. This is the sixth time the organization has received this recognition.

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“B” Hospital Safety Score for Spring 2017 from The Leapfrog Group

Category: Spectrum Health Pennock

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“A” Hospital Safety Score for Spring 2017 from The Leapfrog Group  

Category: Spectrum Health Hospitals Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids Medical Center), Big Rapids, Spectrum Health Hospitals Blodgett Hospital, Ludington Hospital, United Hospital, Zeeland Community Hospital

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2016 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service
Category: Spectrum Health

As one of the most revered community service awards in healthcare, the Foster G. McGaw Prize recognizes the achievements of hospitals and health systems and inspires strong partnerships that significantly improve the health and well-being of their communities.

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2016 Hospital Charitable Services Award Program of Excellence - Strong Beginnings (Healthier Communities)

Category: Spectrum Health

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DIFS recommends Priority Health HMO plan as Michigan's benchmark health insurance plan for 2017

Category: Priority Health

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