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Spectrum Health Innovations

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‘Full of beauty’

It took a team of specialists to deliver Willow safely. At 4 days, she underwent surgery. Through everything, her parents see God’s blessings.

Turning a ‘light bulb’ idea into reality

More than a year of work by hundreds of Spectrum Health staffers results in an improved surgical skull cap.

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A new twist on the house call

An on-demand nursing service sends help to West Michigan patients when they need it most.

Brace yourself

An orthopedic surgeon's new shoulder brace design could be a game-changer for those with shoulder pain.

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‘It looks and feels like a normal bra’

Breast cancer survivors who suffer from cold breasts after reconstruction surgery may soon have a new solution—the thermal bra.

Hope for the newborn heart

Spectrum Health Innovations, a pediatric cardiologist and Michigan Tech students team up to design a stent for babies with heart malformation.

Rethinking the female catheter

Nurse shares her innovative idea and excitement about new product that's all about dignity and reducing infections.

‘It’s absolutely exciting’

New device gives rehabilitation patients and staff a backboard boost.

Comfort counts

A new device could make scanning procedures better for radiology technicians and patients of size.

‘A win for everyone’

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

A little steel leads to big innovation

Spectrum Health Innovations team finds simple solution to complex, costly problem.

‘Simple idea’ may have profound impact on wound care

The Angel Ortho Basin is named after its inventor—a surgical technician trying to improve patient care.

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