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Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital

‘These COVID-19 wins’

The ICU team celebrates as 78 patients graduate from the unit—and draws strength and knowledge to help care for others.

Patient Story

‘So glad to be alive for my kids’

After a stroke at age 30, Josh Crandall-Morgan gets inspiration from his children as he works toward independence.

Patient Story

‘He was such a giver’

In the wake of the pandemic, the Renucci Hospitality House provides a gathering place for a family to say goodbye to a loving father.

‘You put your heart and soul into it’

The ICU team draws on support from each other and the community as they care for patients with COVID-19.

‘It is absolutely an honor’

In a unit dedicated to caring for COVID-19 patients, health care workers speak with compassion and pride about their roles.

A spoonful of gratitude

Hudsonville Ice Cream donates 3,000 pints to Spectrum Health employees as part of the local company's Random Acts of Ice Cream initiative.

A ‘Herculean effort’

With a surge in COVID-19 patients expected soon, a health system works to expand capacity so it can best care for the community.

‘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

A stroke at 14—and a remarkable recovery

Zosia Wasylewski was “as healthy as they get” until a blood clot suddenly blocked an artery in her brain.

Patient Story

‘I don’t want to go back’

Jalyn Phelps struggled with weight issues for years. Bariatric surgery helped her build an active, new lifestyle.

Patient Story

‘Without that blood, I wouldn’t have made it’

After a 78-year-old deer hunter suffered severe burns, transfusions helped save his life.

Patient Story

‘You need to stay happy’

For Hope Gonyon, a 9-year-old who has spina bifida, surgery gives a boost in independence.

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