Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

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Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Spectrum Health
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital 1.jpg
Geography
Location Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Organization
Affiliated university Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Services
Beds 190
History
Founded 1970
Links
Website http://www.devoschildrens.org

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital is a pediatric hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a division of Spectrum Health. It is named for Helen DeVos, wife of Amway founder Richard DeVos, a major donor.[1]

Services[edit]

The hospital offers 40 pediatric specialty services.

Accreditations[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

New Building[edit]

The hospital built a state-of-the-art 14 story children's hospital at 100 Michigan St. NE in downtown Grand Rapids. The building opened January 11, 2011.

Programs[edit]

In 2008, the hospital implemented a collaborative program with Priority Health called the Children's Healthcare Access Program that provides children enrolled in Medicaid more access to primary care.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schneider, Keith (11 July 2007). "Grand Rapids Lays Foundations for a Health Mecca". New York Times. Retrieved 24 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Community Partners Offer Financial Incentives and Support for Primary Care Practices, Improving Access and Reducing Utilization for Children on Medicaid". Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2013-07-31. Retrieved 2013-08-09. 

Coordinates: 42°58′14″N 85°39′57″W / 42.97051°N 85.66581°W / 42.97051; -85.66581