Earlene McMichael | WMUK

"Son, don't you ever forget the bridge that carried you across." Moses L. Walker recalls his mother often telling him that.

So Walker, a retired Borgess Medical Center executive who served multiple terms on the Kalamazoo City Commission and on many boards, says he always found ways to give back.

Now the Family Health Center in Kalamazoo has named the newest building at its headquarters after Walker. (Click icon to hear interview.)

Courtesy of Hospital Hospitality House of Southwest Michigan

Hospital Hospitality House of Southwest Michigan CEO Judy Markusse Paget says many people don’t know about their organization because they haven’t needed their services.

"Marshall's Oaklawn Hospital and Borgess Health of Kalamazoo have formed a partnership designed to increase access to services in Oaklawn's service area, the two health care providers announced Tuesday." (Battle Creek Enquirer)


Military Veterans can find the process of getting care through the Veterans Administration cumbersome. But they do have options.

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

She is alive, despite being shot four times. She’s healing, though she’s still in a wheelchair and she has a bullet in her liver. She says God, her family, the community and her own grit all played a role in her survival.

Tiana Carruthers described what the last few months have been like on Thursday at Borgess Hospital, in her first media appearance since the February 20 mass shooting in which six people died.