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Community Health System

EDITORIAL: NWI health data are vital statistics

Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer have been ranked among the top health concerns in the region. Sound familiar?

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
"Feud" spells fun for family

"Feud" spells fun for family

When Community Hospital gastroenterologist Dr. Gene Chang gets together with his family, there’s plenty of fun and laughter. There was plenty of both earlier this year when the Chang family played for big prize money on the nationally syndicated TV game show “Family Feud.”

September 06, 2012 12:00 am

Bariatric surgery can reverse diabetes symptoms better than medicine

Studies released last week showed some people were able to stop taking insulin as soon as three days after their operations. Cholesterol and other heart risk factors also greatly improved.

April 05, 2012 9:00 am

Research: Bariatric surgery can reverse diabetes symptoms better than medicine

New research shows weight-loss surgery can reverse the signs of Type 2 diabetes better than medication alone.

April 01, 2012 12:00 am

Health care group buys Illinois health system

BLUE ISLAND, ILL. | MetroSouth Medical Center announced Monday it has been purchased by a subsidiary of Community Health System Inc., which owns Porter Health System in Valparaiso.

December 12, 2011 7:15 pm

Porter County crimeBriefs

Man charged with threatening hospital bill processing worker

November 04, 2011 2:58 pm

Patient contacts crucial, hospital exec says

SCHERERVILLE | In 2001, Community Healthcare System had a patient satisfaction rating in the 18th percentile, but its 2010 rating was in the 90th percentile.

December 01, 2010 5:30 pm

St. Catherine Hospital celebrates new stroke center

EAST CHICAGO | Joseph Hetzel is unsure what would have happened if he had his stroke at home because he would have brushed off his symptoms as the flu.

November 18, 2010 6:00 pm
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