“As a young person, I think it is very important to learn as much as I can about healthcare access and health equity. While millions of people now have access to healthcare because of the Affordable Care Act, the fight is not over. We still have a long way to go.”

An interview with Skylar Young, a student at Kalamazoo College

I think the data shows that there is a need within the community for people to have a medical home, and that all the members of the collaboration were in agreement with this…all of those partners within Enroll Kalamazoo had that single focus, and that’s why it was so successful. They’re all marching to the same drumbeat.

An interview with James Greene, the retired Director of Community Relations at Pharmacia Corporation

“Having more individuals and families receiving healthcare coverage and/or expanded coverage…will improve appropriate healthcare access, provide affordable quality health care for the residents of Kalamazoo County”

An interview with Doug Stewart, the Director of Regional Outreach for Kalamazoo County.

“The uninsured aren’t always the poor; it’s a lot of small-business owners and professionals.”

An interview with Dr. Raymond Higbea, who has taught all of the health care administration courses at WMU for the past five years, and before that taught at Cornerstone University for two years. Dr. Higbea also did his doctoral research on access to health care and the uninsured, and joined the Enroll Kalamazoo Community Outreach initiative.