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Emergency department

Patient Story

‘Thankful to be alive’

She thought she might have COVID-19. She soon learned she'd suffered a severe heart attack.

Patient Story

‘I had tears in my eyes’

A knee injury on his daughter’s wedding day couldn’t stop Gary Bustance from walking her down the aisle.

Patient Story

‘I’m so grateful’

It felt like the flu, but turned into something much more serious. A new mother gets fast care—for her and for her baby.

Stay home and get care in minutes

ERs get busy as seasonal cases surge. An expert medical team directs patients to a better, more convenient option.

A blood test may reveal your heart health

Specific proteins released by a damaged heart may help doctors quickly identify patients at high risk of heart attack and stroke.

Patient Story

‘In God’s hands’

A deer collided into his motorcycle, throwing Ken Pierce to the pavement and breaking his ribs. An innovative 'rib plating' surgery offered a quicker recovery with less pain.

Urgent care centers ease ER burden

The increasing popularity of alternatives to the hospital is likely being driven by a variety of factors, including cost, convenience, and long wait times.

Patient Story

Warm hearts on a cold night

When Janice Covey found her husband barely breathing on the side of a cold and snowy road, she didn't know what to expect.

Patient Story

Quick trip from video visit to OR

Peter Cramer wanted to put off medical assistance for severe pain―until a friend referred him to Spectrum Health Now. A few hours later, he was in surgery.

Faith and trust

When Gerald Peters suffered a stroke, he and his wife found care and rehabilitation close to home.

A dose of trouble

Blood thinners, antibiotics and diabetes drugs are the medications most to blame for landing Americans in ERs, according to CDC study.

‘A win for everyone’

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

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