Lakeland Health Care


Lakeland HealthCare affirms diversity as an important organizational value. Every patient and visitor of Lakeland HealthCare should expect respectful, compassionate care.

Lakeland HealthCare defines diversity as any aspect that differentiates groups and people from one another. Personal and cultural backgrounds that make us diverse include:

  • race
  • color and ethnicity
  • religion
  • national origin
  • age
  • gender and gender identity
  • sexual orientation
  • height
  • weight
  • marital status
  • military service
  • physical and mental abilities

Managing Diversity

One of Lakeland's strategic goals is to be an employer of choice in southwest Michigan, fully staffed with associates selected and trained to provide high-quality, safe, compassionate care. In order to achieve this goal, Lakeland is pursuing best in class associate satisfaction, and know that Lakeland, and our patients, will benefit from a diverse workforce.

Ensuring Patient Satisfaction

Lakeland is collaborating with the Race Relations Council of southwest Michigan to ensure an understanding of area residents' perspective on health care and create dialogue around this issue.

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