KNOX | Craig Felty has been named interim administrator of Indiana University Health Starke Hospital, as Linda Satkoski prepares for retirement.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Franciscan St. James Health has named Arnie Kimmel as its new chief executive officer, overseeing the Chicago-area arm of Mishawaka-based health care system Franciscan Alliance.
MUNSTER | The hospitals in the Community Healthcare System were recognized among America's 100 best in multiple specialties, by a company that ranks hospitals nationwide.
GARY | More than 600 consumer complaints were filed Tuesday against a doctor who performs abortions at a Gary clinic.
MUNSTER | Staff members at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System will provide free information sessions about the health insurance marketplace.
LAPORTE | Jake West did not die in vain.
DEMOTTE | A MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic has opened inside the CVS/pharmacy store at 310 N. Halleck St.
One year after the health of region residents was diagnosed as bad and getting worse, the One Region initiative has made a start to finding the cure.
The University of Chicago Medicine and Franciscan Alliance have announced a regional partnership that will boost access to primary and specialty care and clinical research.
GARY | Indiana University Northwest will host a wellness fair and blood drive today on campus.
HAMMOND | Regional Mental Health Center plans to open a facility in downtown Hammond to better serve the city's homeless population and those who live in public housing.
MERRILLVILLE | A school that prepared students for careers in the medical field has shuttered its doors, just weeks before some were set to finish class.
HAMMOND | Workplace wellness goes beyond healthy eating and smoking cessation. It's about maintaining balance.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A group of eight cardiologists who make up Northwest Indiana Cardiovascular Physicians joined Porter Physician Group, bringing a formal affiliation to the health care system, Porter Health Care System CEO Jonathan Nalli ann…
HOBART | In recognition of world COPD Awareness Day, St. Mary Medical Center will host a free health fair and seminar Nov. 20.
The search to replace the president and CEO of Methodist Hospitals should have more focus in the coming months.
MERRILLVILLE | Building off the concept that different sectors in society are intertwined, One Region will host its inaugural health summit this month, inviting stakeholders from an array of backgrounds.
VALPARAISO | The federally qualified health center HealthLinc will host coffee talks this month about the Affordable Care Act and enrollment at its clinic, 1001 Sturdy Road.
GARY | Methodist Hospitals announced Tuesday that President/CEO Ian McFadden will resign, effective Nov. 30.
Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Dyer is undergoing a multimillion dollar renovation, hospital officials announced Monday.
Programs at three Franciscan Alliance hospitals have been recognized for a high level of care by Healthgrades, a company that evaluates hospitals nationwide.
March of Dimes released data today that shows improvement in preterm births in Indiana. It's the same day state health officials are hosting an infant mortality summit.
GARY | The city of Gary, along with the Lake County Minority Health Coalition and Community HealthNet, will host an Obamacare town hall meeting Monday at the Genesis Convention Center, at 5th Avenue and Broadway.
HOBART | An awning hangs outside the entrance to door No. 11 at Hobart High School announcing the newest partnership with St. Mary Medical Center.
MUNSTER | A free class about new diabetes technology patients can use to manage their diabetes will take place Nov. 6 at Franciscan Medical Specialists Administration Building, 757 45th St.
CHESTERTON | As a nurse practitioner with CVS MinuteClinic, Natalie Babcock had seen her share of strep throat, bladder infections and allergy flare-ups.
MISHAWAKA | Franciscan Alliance cut 275 employees at its 11 hospitals and health care facilities in Indiana on Wednesday.
With a glide down the throat, a diagnostic tool at Porter Regional Hospital can detect abnormalities in and around the gastrointestinal tract and determine the stage of certain cancers.
WASHINGTON | Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration's showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Some worked past 10 p.m., energy drinks in hand. Othe…
MERRILLVILLE | A local orthopedic surgical center will host a health insurance seminar at 10 a.m. Saturday.
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama on Monday offered "no excuses" — and little explanation — for the computer bugs still frustrating Americans who are trying to enroll online for insurance plans at the center of his health care law. But soft…
During his five years as CEO and President Ian McFadden has seen Methodist Hospitals become a leader in change and innovation.
At the first sign of a cough or weird bump, there are people who go right to a keyboard and mouse, clicking and typing in symptoms and coming up with their own diagnosis.
"One of the fundamental things in any discussion of food allergies is to separate food intolerance versus true food allergies," says Cynthia Lerner, MD.
Dr. Bethany Cataldi brings a vast amount of expertise in facial plastic surgery and cosmetic enhancement procedures to her patients.
The art of robotics: Technology advancements help surgeons to be more precise and patients to heal quicker
Is it a science fiction movie? It looks like the future, a robot operating on a human being with movements so precise they rival a surgeon's.
Center for Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery: Dr. Bethany Cataldi’s Individual Approach Tailored To Patients’ Unique Cosmetic Needs (copy)
A new healthy lifestyle program called Droptober is encouraging Americans to lose 5 pounds this month while helping the children's charity Variety.
A new rule about outpatient observation care for Medicare patients could mean more hurdles for hospitals and affect admissions.
Committing to Weightloss: Bariatric surgery is not just about an easy fix, it's about a lifestyle change
For many, bariatric or weight loss surgery isn't a cosmetic choice but a medical necessity.
Geriatrics. Palliative care. Hospice. For many people, each term denotes helplessness and hopelessness. But those are the very things healthcare workers and volunteers are dedicated to helping people avoid.
IU Northwest students put healthcare skills to work in community: Interdisciplinary educational approach a win-win for students, area residents
In the real world, professionals from across disciplines collaborate frequently in order to do their jobs effectively and provide the best care possible for those they serve
The debut of the government's health insurance marketplaces drew a huge audience - and underwhelming reviews.
CROWN POINT | Franciscan Alliance will host a respiratory symposium from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in Marian Education Center Suite C at Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Crown Point, 1201 S. Main St.
MERRILLVILLE | Patients who need assistance to understand medical bills, obtain coverage for medical services, pay claims or appeal denied claims or negotiate discounts for medical payment plans could benefit from a firm that has become a Pur…
GARY | Waves of people have been flooding the website that serves as a portal to health care enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.
What's in your diet?: Less meat and more whole grains, fruits and veggies are the keys to keeping us nourished
Since the late 1940's and 1950's the American diet has moved to a high protein diet that relies on red meat as the main source of calories.
For as long as Sarah Compton can remember, she's fought a losing battle with her sinuses.
Health and happiness. Are the two linked? We can assume that those with good health are generally happy to be well. But what about the other way around?
The Region's hospitals and healthcare centers are tapping into new imaging technology that aids diagnostic procedures for the health and comfort of the patient.
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