There are common themes running through the stories of our 20 Under 40 honorees, one is the joy they take from watching others grow and thrive. Another is the willingness to credit others with inspiring and mentoring them, even though success has come so quickly. Consider some examples of th…
ST.JOHN | Franciscan Alliance and St. John Evangelist School are partnering to offer a Family Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school, 9400 U.S.41. Screenings for balance assessment, blood pressure, bone density, glucose, oxygen saturation and vision will be offered, as will a…
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MUNSTER | Franciscan Medical Specialists’ newest facility was blessed and dedicated last month during a packed ceremony. The blessing program performed by the Rev. Gregory Holicky was hosted by Barb Greene, president of Franciscan Healthcare Munster; Sister Jane Marie Klein, O.S.F., chairper…
The days of patients being fed into a horizontal tube with expectations to stay there for sometimes half an hour while a machine snaps detailed images are fading, as MRI technology makes way for wider, sturdier machines.
Something That Works: Corporate partnerships with healthcare centers are a win-win for employees and employers
More and more employers are realizing that fitness is good business.
Providing health care, cleaning, creating personalized gifts, tattoo designing and furnishing your home are just a few of the services provided by new Lowell businesses.
MUNSTER | A $60 million to $70 million expansion project has begun at Franciscan Healthcare-Munster to create a medical center campus.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana announced Monday eight hospital campuses in the Franciscan Alliance system are new participating providers for Anthem members who bought individual health plans through www.healthcare.gov, the online health insurance marketplace.
From corn dogs and funnel cakes to less traditional fare like deep fried butter and doughnut sundaes, those salty and sweet treats draw crowds year after year to local festivals.
HAMMOND | A man who claims he was forcibly catheterized after a traffic stop asked a federal judge Thursday to dismiss Franciscan Alliance's counterclaim against him.
HAMMOND | Two Schererville police officers, the town and the owners of Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Dyer say in court records that a man who claims he was forcibly catheterized after a traffic stop fully consented to the procedure.
Less than a year after announcing it was seeking a buyer or partner for its Chicago Region properties, Franciscan Alliance has pulled them off the market.
ST. JOHN | In the Vuckovic family, becoming a lifeguard is almost a rite of passage.
Marci Crozier noticed something out of place at workplace meetings: doughnuts.
When a same-day appointment with a doctor is out of the question because she is booked, there is a chance sick patients will be offered an appointment with a staff nurse practitioner instead.
HAMMOND | A Crown Point man is seeking at least $11 million in damages from Schererville, two of its police officers and the owners of Franciscan St. Margaret Mercy Health in a federal lawsuit in which he said he was subjected to a forced catheterization following a traffic stop.
From the moment we are born until the day we die, nurses are there for us. Many times, though we don’t even remember his or her name, we recall exactly what he or she looked like: How could I ever forget the smiling nurse who held up my first-born child, already swaddled in blankets---operat…
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