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Alan Neushwander

Alan Neushwander works as communications specialist at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. His responsibilities include brand journalism, digital media and community engagement. Prior to joining Spectrum Health in 2011, Neushwander had a successful career as a broadcast news journalist at various radio stations in Illinois and Michigan. During his broadcasting career he was the recipient of several awards from the Associated Press and Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Neushwander received his Associate of Business degree in Marketing and Bachelor of Health Services Administration degree from Baker College.

Alan Neushwander

Posts from Alan Neushwander

Patient Story

A Mayan connection

A new mom finds comfort when her nurse reveals they both speak a rare indigenous Mayan language.

Un vinculo maya

Una nueva mamá encuentra consuelo cuando su enfermera revela que ambas hablan el mismo y raro idioma indígena maya.

Patient Story

Protecting our smallest passengers

Specially designed car seats keep preemies and tiny infants safe.

Bridging the gap

A wellness program is helping students and seniors join forces to focus on intergenerational health.

Patient Story

‘One person can really make a difference’

It seemed like the perfect day for a run. It ended with an off-duty nurse saving a jogger’s life.

Patient Story

‘It means so much’

A man reunites with the nurse who helped deliver him in 1984 for a special photo recreation with his own baby.

The scoop on head lice

If your child is itching, don't fret. A pediatric nurse practitioner provides clear-cut tips that won't leave you scratching your head.

Patient Story

‘I’d rather be fighting fires’

A township fire chief is forced away from the flames to fight a new battle—against cancer.

Back to school means back to sports

An athletic trainer offers her top tips to ensure student athletes avoid injuries.

Patient Story

It’s about a heartbeat

Life has new meaning for Mark Hansen after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest while on vacation in northern Michigan.

Stay safe at the beach

Experts provide tips on how to prevent drowning and water-related injuries.

Patient Story

Be someone’s angel

There's no better way to spend a Saturday than setting a world record and raising money for cancer patients.

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