NWI Perspectives: health care

Hospitals, universities fight doctor shortage through recruiting

Hospitals, universities fight doctor shortage through recruiting

With a looming doctor shortage, local hospitals are making efforts to attract and retain physicians, and local colleges and universities are adapting their programs to meet the needs of the area.

Programs target region's health needs

Programs target region's health needs

When it comes to health, Indiana consistently falls among the lowest in the nation.

NWI is home to high-tech equipment, procedures

NWI is home to high-tech equipment, procedures

High-tech medical equipment and cutting edge techniques are found beyond the boundaries of a metropolis like Chicago.

Trend in health care focuses on the home

Trend in health care focuses on the home

Parts of the Affordable Care Act focus on keeping people out of hospitals as a way to cut costs and to focus on patient care. That shift is putting more emphasis on areas like home-based care and transitional care.

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