Message from the President

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 18, 2021
President Loren B. Hamel, MD shares a special message about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Inspiring Hope

Dec 23, 2020
In Dr. Hamel's latest Message from the President video, he shares a message about the importance of hope and his warmest wishes for a special, safe, and hope-filled holiday season.

Honoring Healthcare Heroes

Dec 02, 2020
Although this has been an incredibly challenging year in so many ways, there have also been some incredibly inspiring stories that have happened as a result.

Everybody, everywhere, every time

Nov 06, 2020
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in our community, and among our team members, it's critical that we take action.

While the Ashes Were Still Hot

Sep 25, 2020
Welcoming a new baby can be such a wonderful and joyful time for a family.

Standing Up for Team Member Success

Aug 18, 2020
When the Lakeland team hired a young man named Eli last year, they knew he’d be a great addition to the call center.

The Right Thing to Do

Jul 20, 2020
There has been a great deal of conversation about our recent show of support for our African American team members and neighbors.

More Than a Care Team

Jun 29, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic reached the United States, 27-year-old Timothy McGuire was working on launching a business with a professor at his alma mater Andrews University.

Angels of Courage

May 04, 2020
One of the many people I’ve had the honor of working with closely over the years is my office manager and assistant Nancy Holverson.

A Heart for Health Care

Mar 03, 2020
By now, you might have heard about our new Heart of Lakeland program.

Collaboration in Action

Feb 05, 2020
I get asked most days, “How is integration going?”

Back to the Future

Jan 14, 2020
Recently, I celebrated the new year with my father who is now more than 100 years old.

Heartfelt for the Holidays

Dec 05, 2019
As the holidays near, this is the time of year we might think a little more about family, about being grateful, and about giving back.

Simply Amazing

Oct 24, 2019
Late last January, Brandon arrived at the Lakeland Medical Center emergency department in St. Joseph.

A Year to Remember

Sep 30, 2019
October marks one year since our integration with Spectrum Health became official.

It’s Contagious

Aug 27, 2019
When we hear the word “contagious,” it doesn’t usually sound like a good thing, does it?

On the Road

Aug 09, 2019
Since our integration with Spectrum Health became official in October of last year, we’ve been excited about teaming up with another system.

Safety First

Jul 23, 2019
Because of our unique role in the community, our hospitals are a hub of activity. Unfortunately, so many people coming in and out of our facilities can also lead to some very serious security risks.

Home Sweet Home

Jun 06, 2019
Mike Wilson loved his home in Buchanan.

Keep It Flowing

May 16, 2019
The pain started his second day on the job.
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