Author:

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.

Posts from Alan Neushwander

No magic pill for weight loss

A dietitian says your best bet is to avoid gimmicks and fad diets—and stick to the basics.

Patient Story

A lifesaving visit

One woman set aside her skepticism and followed her doctor's advice to get a mammogram. It saved her life.

Patient Story

Parkinson’s program gets ‘Big’ results

Woodworker David Smedley—grandpa to 30, great-grandpa to 24—discovers a unique physical therapy program to help him control his tremors.

Making and keeping your New Year’s resolution

Find success by keeping your goals simple and realistic.

Patient Story

Susan Sniegowski drops the gavel on breast cancer

The verdict is in: This circuit court judge wouldn't allow her diagnosis to change her life.

Patient Story

No doctor? No appointment? No problem.

Convenient Care Walk-In Clinic increases access to health care in the Ludington area.

Patient Story

Soccer injury won’t sideline this athlete

It’s been called the nastiest injury in sports—but Brad Reed wouldn't let a torn ACL keep him from the game he loves.

Helping hands. Caring hearts.

Volunteers add a personal touch to local health care.

A heart for moms and babies

Small town nurses have big hearts for newborns and their families.

Patient Story

‘I thought we were going to lose her’

Finding 14-month-old Sloane convulsing and unresponsive on Christmas Eve was a nightmare, but a late night flight and quick care saved Christmas.

Five decades and counting

Arlene Swanson reflects on a long career in nursing and her plans to continue the profession she loves.

Patient Story

‘Make the most of what you have’

Jacob Lesinski isn't about to let type 1 diabetes keep him from accomplishing his dreams.