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Get to Know Us

We are proud to be known as part of one of the nation’s top-ranked health systems. But we are every bit as proud to serve you and West Michigan with the same caring, patient-centered, innovative health expertise you have come to expect.

Affiliation with Michigan Medicine

UM Health-West’s affiliation in 2016 with Michigan Medicine was a game-changing moment in West Michigan health care. 


UM Health-West was founded 1942 by a group of physicians who invested their own money in an innovative approach to medicine that put the patient first. That spirit continues to drive us today.

Mission and Values

At UM Health-West, we rely on medical expertise to provide the best care options available, while going beyond science to transform the patient experience. We have a relentless drive for excellence because that is what all patients, visitors and staff members deserve. We commit to these qualities in our Mission, Vision and Values statements. 

UM Health-West Integrated Network

UM Health-West was a pioneer in development of a clinically integrated network, an equal partnership between primary and specialty care physicians and UM Health-West Hospital. This partnership works with insurers, employers and patients to improve the health and well-being of our communities.

Leadership Team

Under the guidance of CEO Peter Y. Hahn, MD, MBA, the senior leadership of UM Health-West collaborates to develop strategies to improve the health and well-being of our community.

Community Health Needs Assessment

University of Michigan Health-West, along with other healthcare and health related nonprofit organizations, partnered with the Kent County Health Department to complete a community health needs assessment