Borgess Health Alliance and Bronson Healthcare Group play a vital economic role in Kalamazoo County. First, they are major employers in the county. Second, their activities support hundreds of additional jobs in Kalamazoo County as individuals from the county as well as surrounding counties receive tertiary care service from the the two medical providers. Third, they enhance the county's quality of life by providing excellent medical services that are not available in many communities of similar size.
February 23, 1999
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; Industry studies; Regional policy and planning; Michigan studies
Erickcek, George A., and Jason M. Preuss. 1999. "The Economic Impact of Borgess and Bronson Health Care Systems on Kalamazoo County." Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.