News releases

January 25, 2023

Corewell Health Treats First Patient with Radial Access Platform for Stroke Thrombectomy

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 25, 2023 — Corewell Health West, formerly Spectrum Health, has successfully completed the first-ever ischemic stroke case using the Zoom™ RDL Radial Access System. Zoom RDL provides a new option for accessing and removing life-threatening clots that cut off blood flow to a patient’s brain.

Justin Singer, MD

The surgery using Zoom RDL was successfully performed by Justin Singer, MD, director of vascular neurosurgery, Corewell Health West. It was the first of its kind in the U.S.

January 12, 2023

When battling multiple infections, infants and toddlers at higher risk of severe outcomes, study suggests

Southfield, Mich., Jan. 12, 2023 – With COVID, flu and RSV creating what many are calling a tripledemic, new research is shedding light on the effect the different COVID-19 variants have had on the youngest of patients throughout the pandemic and the role co-infections have played on pediatric outcomes.

Results of the 18-month study, published in Lancet Regional Health - Americas and led by Amit Bahl, M.D., M.P.H., emergency medicine with Corewell Health East, formerly Beaumont Health, showed that while omicron cases had the highest hospital admission rates among children ages 0 to 17, serious, even deadly, cases of illness were less likely during omicron than during the delta and alpha variants. In fact, the odds of severe disease were 65% lower during omicron compared to alpha.

December 13, 2022

Corewell Health Among Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT

GRAND RAPIDS and SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 13, 2022 – Corewell Health™, formerly Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in IT for 2023 by Foundry’s Computerworld. Corewell Health ranked No. 15 among the 56 large organizations on the list.

The award recognizes the top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. Organizations will be included in coverage on along with results from the 2023 Best Places to Work in IT survey.

December 5, 2022

Tina Freese Decker recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Corewell Health™ is proud to announce that President and CEO Tina Freese Decker was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2022.

Tina Freese Decker headshot

The complete ranking can be found in the December 5 issue of MH magazine, and profiles of all the honorees are available online at This prestigious recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential figures in the industry in terms of leadership and impact.

October 25, 2022

New president named for Corewell Health Beaumont Grosse Pointe Hospital

Dr. Timothy C. Lyons has been named the new president of Corewell Health Beaumont Grosse Pointe Hospital.

Timothy C. Lyons, MD

In January, Dr. Lyons will join Corewell Health (formerly Beaumont Health) from Adventist Health St. Helena, a 151-bed regional hospital in northern California where he has served as chief medical officer since 2017. He previously served as chief of staff at St. Helena and has served as medical director of Anesthesia since 2002.

October 11, 2022

BHSH System announces name: Corewell Health

Grand Rapids, Mich. and Southfield, Mich., – BHSH System, the new health system formed in February 2022 by Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, announced its new name today, Corewell Health™, signaling its bold commitment to health and wellness.

Together, we are now Corewell Health

“At our core, we are here to help people be well so they can live their healthiest life possible,” said Tina Freese Decker, President & CEO, Corewell Health. “We recognize the amazing outcomes and history from Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health. Now together, known as Corewell Health, we move forward unified, focused on health and wellness for all. The name selection is especially inspiring as it was influenced by thousands of ideas from our team members who put health and wellness at the core of everything we do.”

August 29, 2022

BHSH System names new Chief People Officer.

GRAND RAPIDS and SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – BHSH System welcomes Tracie Morris as its new chief people officer, effective September 11.

Tracie Morris

In this role, Morris will be integral in developing inspirational and innovative people strategies that will propel the organization forward to thrive in a vibrant and inclusive culture. She will champion the programs and initiatives that impact our people, such as learning, development, recruitment, retention, culture and well-being.

June 20, 2022

BHSH System names Chief Inclusion, Equity, Diversity and Sustainability Officer.

BHSH System welcomes Carlos Cubia as its chief inclusion, equity, diversity and sustainability officer, effective June 30.

Carlos Cubia

In this role, Cubia will be responsible for inspiring and defining the systemwide transformational and innovative inclusion, equity (inclusive of health equity), diversity and sustainability strategies to drive the organization toward its goals of transforming health for the communities it serves, improving health and health equity, and fostering a culture of belonging.

June 8, 2022

BHSH System names new President for BHSH Beaumont Health.

BHSH System welcomes Benjamin Schwartz, MD, MHCM, FACOG, FACS, as the new president of BHSH Beaumont Health, effective July 5.

Benjamin Schwartz

“In the search for the new president of BHSH Beaumont Health, we were looking for a leader with the proven ability to drive excellence, a strong developer of teams and culture, a dynamic communicator, and a strategic and systems thinker. Dr. Schwartz exemplifies these qualities,” said Tina Freese Decker, President & CEO of BHSH System.

January 31, 2022

Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health to launch new health system on Feb. 1.

Board members and leadership team named for new organization. 

Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health are moving forward to create a new health system that is For Michigan, By Michigan™.

Creating a new health system graphic.

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