Out of the corner of the room comes a soft whirring. When the whirring began, there was nothing. Hours later, and another medical innovation is ready—a patient-specific, anatomical model that will help a physician to plan and practice surgery on a patient’s unique anatomy, providing better care, saving time and money in the process.Continue Reading
Have You Heard of Carol Health?
Carol Health is a new on-demand nursing service in West Michigan that sends a RN to your home within an hour. See how Carol has impacted lives already.Continue Reading
The process begins with a container of plastic or liquid photopolymer. From there, the magic begins as the material is placed onto a platform, where it then cools and solidifies, or a laser moves across the platform, solidifying the layer. Another layer is applied. And another. And another. Until a complete model or prototype is produced.Continue Reading
Do you know a breast cancer survivor?
Over the last two years, Spectrum Health Innovations has been working with a group of Central Michigan University students (now alumni) to bring a Spectrum Health employee’s, idea to life: the thermal bra, which is now available!Continue Reading
Spectrum Health Innovations facilitated a workshop focusing on innovation in health care for a Rockford High School business management class. While enjoying a couple rounds of the Operation game, the students experienced some real life, hands-on innovating in the health care field. The workshop illustrates how problem solving in the moment often leads to innovative solutions.Continue Reading
Spectrum Health has protocols to ensure that patient health information is never exposed or compromised, but Nick Rambow saw an opportunity to make the process even more fail safe.Continue Reading
On July 25, several representatives from area companies attended a MiDevice meeting at Spectrum Health Innovations (SHI).
MiDevice is a consortium run by The Right Place to give medical device companies the opportunity to collaborate, cooperate and promote their expertise in the industry – from concept design through manufacturing and distribution.
On June 29th, Dr. Brent Mulder, Senior Director at Spectrum Health Innovations was featured on Michigan Business Rap radio show for “Entrepreneur Friday” through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). Other Michigan hospital systems featured were Beaumont Health, Henry Ford Hospital System, and Genesys Health System.