Loren B. Hamel, MD
President, Spectrum Health Lakeland
Chief Strategy Officer, Spectrum Health
Natalie Baggio, RN, BSN
Sr. Vice President Patient Care Services
Chief Nursing Officer
Vice President Business Strategy and Hospitality Services
President, Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles and Watervliet Hospitals
John Froggatt, MD
Vice President Medical Affairs
Melinda Gruber, PhD
Vice President Continued Care Services
President, Caring Circle
Lowell Hamel, MD
Sr. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Clinical Officer
Thomas Huyck, JD
Vice President Deputy General Counsel
Vice President Finance
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President Philanthropy
President, Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation
Robin Sarkar, PhD
Vice President Information Systems
Chief Information Officer
Sr. Vice President Human Resources, Transformation, Talent, and Culture Collaboratory, Spectrum Health
Human Resources Executive Business Partner, Spectrum Health Lakeland
Vice President Health Equity
Vice President Medical Group and Quality
Debra Johnson, RN, BSN
Assistant Vice President of Love & Respect
Chief Experience Officer
Compliance and Privacy Officer
Structural Racism, meaning biases that have been built into the institution's people rely on, is a pervasive issue in the US.
After assistance from a Lakeland nurse, Nancey received intervention for a life-threatening condition in the nick of time.
Dr. Geronimus discussed weathering and the ways that structurally rooted biological and psychosocial processes shape health inequities in our society.
Dr. Choucair shares how his organization is working to improve conditions for health and equity
Dr. David Williams discusses institutional discrimination, individual discrimination, and structural competency.
Dr. David Williams discusses his research on ways to recognize and prevent implicit bias.
Dr. David Williams discusses his research on health inequities caused by racial discrimination.
Dr. David Williams discusses his research on the distinctive social exposures linked to racial status.
Dr. Patricia Rush discusses the impact of psychological trauma on the brain and on chronic disease and health inequities.
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.
The Leapfrog Group designates "A" grades in Patient Safety to Lakeland Hospitals.
During National Donate Life Month (NDLM), Spectrum Health Lakeland encourages community members to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health are moving forward to create a new health system which will be temporarily known as BHSH System and will launch Feb. 1, 2022.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has received reports from patients and Priority Health members in Berrien County who are receiving calls from individuals pretending to be from Spectrum Health or Priority Health.
Spectrum Health Lakeland welcomed three new board members in 2022: Deborah Bennett Berecz, Pamela Garmon Johnson, and Kenneth O’Neill, MD.
Spectrum Health Lakeland recently published the 2022-2024 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA).
As part of the tenth annual Bears in the Air program, South Bend International Airport (SBN) delivered more than 2,000 teddy bears to children in six area hospitals this week, including Spectrum Health Lakeland.
The American College of Emergency Physicians recently granted the emergency department at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph with the bronze standard—Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation.
The Spectrum Health Lakeland board of directors recently underwent a transition of leadership.
Our individual and collective resources are being overwhelmed, and we need our communities’ help to get back on track.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph has been named one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation for Medical Excellence in heart failure treatment and stroke by CareChex® Awards by Quantros.
Effective Saturday, September 25, the outpatient laboratories at Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles and Watervliet hospitals and the Center for Outpatient Services will revise their operating hours.
For minor conditions and illnesses, health officials encourage patients to contact their primary care provider (after hours answering service is available at most locations) or visit a local walk-in clinic.
A new level of molecular testing is now available at Spectrum Health Lakeland through a $350,000 investment in the cobas® 6800 System which allows for real-time PCR testing.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised its visitor guidelines effective Wednesday, September 8. Revised guidelines allow for two visitors from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the duration of a patient’s stay.