Awards

Awards from respected, national organizations help Lakeland benchmark against a national stage and ensure that we are performing in the top tier of healthcare systems.  This means better outcomes for the patients we serve.

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Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospitals Earn Maternity Care Honors

The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) has awarded Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles Hospital a Maternity Care Excellence Award for the second year in a row. The awards are part of EAM’s Maternity Care Project. Created in 2018, the project goals are to decrease the state’s infant mortality rate, reduce the rate of unnecessary C-sections, and be an educational resource for new and expecting parents residing in Michigan. Read more.

Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles Hospital also earned a platinum designation for maternal care from the Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (MI AIM). Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph also earned gold level designation, the second highest ranking. Read more. 


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Spectrum Health Lakeland Earns National Recognition for Stroke Treatment

For the eighth consecutive year, Spectrum Health Lakeland has received the American Heart Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award with Honor Roll for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.


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Spectrum Health Lakeland Achieves Cardiac Service Line of Excellence 

Corazon, Inc., a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty, has granted Service Line of Excellence to the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), chest pain center, and open heart surgery programs at Spectrum Health Lakeland. 

Through a rigorous process, this designation proves that the cardiovascular program at Spectrum Health Lakeland has met or exceeded the requirements established by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MI DCH). The health system has also undergone detailed quarterly quality reviews to ensure outcomes and practices meet or exceed national and societal guidelines.


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Lakeland Named One of the Nation's 15 Top Health Systems 

Spectrum Health Lakeland was named the only hospital in Michigan and northern Indiana to be named to the nation’s 2019 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson Health™. The study spotlights the best-performing health systems in the U.S., based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data.


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Lakeland Named 100 Top Hospital 

IBM Watson Health™ today published its 2019 100 Top Hospitals® study naming Lakeland Medical Center and Lakeland Hospital Niles among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance. The federal government recognizes the two hospitals as a single entity; thus, the recognition applies to both hospitals. 

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COVID-19 Update 12.22.21

Hear from Dr. Hamel and Berrien County Health Department medical director, Rex Cabaltica, MD, as they share the latest COVID-19 headlines in Berrien County.

COVID-19 Update 12.8.21

Spectrum Health Lakeland president, Dr. Loren Hamel and Berrien County Health Department Medical Director, Dr. Rex Cabaltica share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.

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COVID-19 Update 11.10.21

Spectrum Health Lakeland president, Dr. Loren Hamel and Berrien County Health Department Medical Director, Dr. Rex Cabaltica share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.

COVID-19 Update 9.22.21

Spectrum Health Lakeland President Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Acting Health Officer at the Berrien County Health Department, Courtney Davis, share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.

COVID-19 Update 9.8.21

Spectrum Health Lakeland President Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Acting Health Officer at the Berrien County Health Department, Courtney Davis, share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.

COVID-19 Update 8.25.2021

President Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Berrien County Medical Director and family medicine physician, Rex Cabaltica, MD, shared the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County

COVID-19 vaccine and kids

Pediatrician, Anne Dudley, DO, and Berrien County Health Department Medical Director, Rex Cabaltica, MD, discuss the COVID-19 vaccine for kids.

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