Lakeland Health Issues Detailed Corporate Annual Report to the Region

If you want a feel for how critical Lakeland Health is to the collective communities of Michigan’s Great Southwest, do a quick scan of their new 2017 corporate annual report. You will discover some startling statistics including the likes of:

  • The nearly 80,000 emergency room visits recorded throughout the year…
  • The almost 88,000 hours of service donated by over 1,000 volunteers there…
  • The more than 4,150 team members who make them Berrien County’s largest employer…
  • The more than 1,600 babies born there in the last year alone…
  • The nearly 88,000 home care visits logged by Lakeland providers…

Those numbers barely scratch the surface in showcasing the accomplishments of the past year. The new annual report is a veritable by-the-numbers look at not only the people, but the facilities, the patients, and then the many and varied stories of the manner in which caregivers are making a difference in the lives of patients all across the region.

The report also gives you a peek behind the curtain on the use of funds wherein Lakeland Health has provided more than $23.7-million in community benefits, including many that went far beyond traditional patient care, to improve the quality of life in the region.

The report also highlights Lakeland’s efforts to improve the community through a partnership with Berrien RESA offering hands-on work experience to students with disabilities, the acquisition of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) technology for women with stage 1 breast cancer, and the collective generosity of Lakeland team members, individuals, and organizations raising nearly $5 million in support of the new Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion.

For more information or to view the full report, simply click the link below for a detailed examination of all things Lakeland Healthcare:

http://www.lakelandhealth.org/annualreport