Big Rapids Hospital is an acute care hospital providing advanced birthing, rehabilitation, and inpatient and outpatient services, including cardiopulmonary services and rehab, emergency department, lab, imaging and surgical services. The hospital also includes Spectrum Health Big Rapids Physicians, a multispecialty practice.

Reed City Hospital offers a wide variety of services including cancer care, a Rehab and Nursing Center, outpatient services, family practice locations in Reed City, Tustin and Evart, diabetes education and more. We recently opened the Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center bringing state-of-the-art technology together under one roof.

Posts for Big Rapids & Reed City Hospitals

‘Immense gratitude’

Luminaries honor the dedication and compassion of nurses.

Patient Story

‘I love you to pieces’

Life-like companion pets bring joy to nursing home residents.

Patient Story

‘She made it a lot of fun’

Big Rapids nurse entertains people after they get their COVID-19 vaccines.

Patient Story

‘I’m not going to die today’

A rapid response from multiple health teams helped a Michigan bow hunter survive a heart attack.

Patient Story

Zelda saves the day

In a classic Lassie-style move, Neil Tetzlaff’s Brittany spaniel sought help when her owner collapsed from cardiac arrest.

‘A light at the end of the tunnel’

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic sees a steady stream of Spectrum Health medical team members.

‘It’s not fear mongering, it’s the truth.’

Navy reservist recounts his six-week medical support deployment in New York City during the toughest fight of his nursing career.

‘We are honored and inspired’

Communities light up the night and warm hearts of health care workers.

‘We’re going to be OK’

Nurses give and receive support in providing frontline care while sharing messages of hope and gratitude.

‘This is what I am called to do’

Emergency department workers draw strength from teamwork, training and community support in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patient Story

‘Huge progress’

For their first three years, twins Ian and Isaac got all their nutrition from feeding tubes. Then they learned to eat.

Patient Story

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