HAMMOND | A new partnership between a Hammond medical laboratory and a California-based diagnostics company will expand the lab's testing capabilities, introducing new automation and new equipment.
A drop in inpatient volumes is to blame for layoffs and position eliminations at multiple Franciscan Alliance locations in Northwest Indiana.
SCHERERVILLE | Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar and Community Healthcare System’s Cardiovascular Research program are teaming up this month, which is American Heart Month, to raise funding and awareness about heart disease.
A new report on smoking estimates 151,000 Indiana youths will become smokers and die prematurely, a figure that translates into 9.5 percent of Hoosiers 17 and younger.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, continues to be the dominant variable in the health care industry, locally and nationwide.
CROWN POINT | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Crown Point will celebrate the expansion of its Breast Care Center services to include breast tomosynthesis 3D mammography with a screening day from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday.
With the wind chill dipping well into negative digits and snow that continues to fall and drift, hospitals are seeing an influx of patients with weather-related injuries.
MUNSTER | Jovenel Cherenfant, M.D., a general surgery specialist, received the Catherine McAuley Clinic Gratitude Award recently from Franciscan St. Margaret Health President Thomas Gryzbek and Franciscan Healthcare Munster President Barbara Greene during a program at the Hammond campus.
HOBART | People in need of health insurance can learn what is available and how to enroll during free programs, sponsored by Franciscan Alliance, in January and February at Southlake Mall.
At least three local hospitals are playing a role in the state's effort to make trauma care accessible for all Hoosiers.
A judge's order has blocked a federal mandate that would have required Franciscan Alliance to begin providing contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs to its employees free of charge starting Wednesday.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Porter Regional Hospital offers concierge services to its patients and guests.
Indiana hospitals and outpatient medical centers have a $31.3 billion economic impact, according to a report that examines the financial role of health care facilities in the state.
WorkingWell and Franciscan Alliance ExpressCare will expand in Porter County in the new year.
Northwest Indiana hospitals continue to embrace electronic record keeping, but sharing that information among different hospitals is more than just a keystroke away.
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.
This year has been a year of change for the health care industry, as hospital officials strive to implement technology designed to streamline patient care and keep costs down while they build new brick-and-mortar outpatient facilities closer to where their patients live.
Strack & Van Til food markets presented two, $5,000 donations to Franciscan Alliance Foundation to benefit Catherine McAuley Clinic in Hammond and St. Clare Health Clinic in Crown Point, to assist the clinics' efforts to serve uninsured and working-poor clients in north Lake County.
Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Dyer is undergoing a multimillion dollar renovation, hospital officials announced Monday.
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