Rethinking the female catheter

Nurse shares her innovative idea and excitement about new product that's all about dignity and reducing infections.

March 18, 2017 4

‘It’s absolutely exciting’

New device gives rehabilitation patients and staff a backboard boost.

January 27, 2017 0

Comfort counts

A new device could make scanning procedures better for radiology technicians and patients of size.

November 13, 2016 5

‘A win for everyone’

Emergency department doctor partners with innovative team to bring his time-saving charting idea to fruition.

August 21, 2016 1

A little steel leads to big innovation

Spectrum Health Innovations team finds simple solution to complex, costly problem.

July 15, 2015 0

‘Simple idea’ may have profound impact on wound care

The Angel Ortho Basin is named after its inventor—a surgical technician trying to improve patient care.

July 9, 2015 0

From games to bionic suits, kids lead the charge

Gifted and talented students practice innovation with the pros.

May 28, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

A moment in the spotlight for little boy with cerebral palsy

'He put them on and ran all over the place and just forgot he was wearing them.'

April 22, 2015 3

Innovation helps patients breathe easier

A partnership between Spectrum Health and an engineering student may have solved the problem of patients removing intubation tubes.

April 8, 2015 0