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Q&A: Gene Diamond, CEO Franciscan Alliance's Northern Indiana Region

Q&A: Gene Diamond, CEO Franciscan Alliance's Northern Indiana Region

Q. What are the great strengths of your health care system?

August 30, 2014 1:54 pm
Franciscan Healthcare-Munster, Franciscan St. Anthony Health, earn highest distinction in hospital safety scores

Franciscan Healthcare-Munster, Franciscan St. Anthony Health, earn highest distinction in hospital safety scores

Franciscan Healthcare-Munster and Franciscan St. Anthony Health recently received A grades, the highest given, as a reflection of superior hospital safety.

August 30, 2014 11:00 am
Neonatal Care: Special technology dedicated to saving the youngest and most fragile

Neonatal Care: Special technology dedicated to saving the youngest and most fragile

It takes a certain type of medical professional to work in the hospital unit that treats the most fragile patients.

August 23, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Stopping Arthritis Pain: Advances in rheumatology progress to eliminate suffering

Stopping Arthritis Pain: Advances in rheumatology progress to eliminate suffering

There it is—that pain, the one that seems to holler, “inflammation!” It comes and goes, but each time it’s just as hard to endure. Or maybe it’s the nagging pain that’s a constant reminder of another chronic condition.

August 22, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert

Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert

Whether it’s within the walls or out in communities, health care facilities strive to be ready for emergencies from power outages to extreme weather with preparation, practice and partnerships.

August 22, 2014 11:00 am
Franciscan St. Anthony Health–Crown Point receives national kudos for emergency care

Franciscan St. Anthony Health–Crown Point receives national kudos for emergency care

The Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care has been awarded to Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point.

August 22, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Bionic body parts: Smart parts create fully functioning replacements

Bionic body parts: Smart parts create fully functioning replacements

Albert DeRubertis, DO, new medical director of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City, offers a long history of providing inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient care. He is shown working with patient Aaron Gustafson.

August 11, 2014 4:33 pm
Express care center dedicated

Express care center dedicated

Tim Ross, center, regional director of occupational and employee health for Franciscan Working Well, cuts a ribbon Thursday at the new Franciscan Working Well/Franciscan Express Care center on Willowcreek Road in Portage.

June 19, 2014 5:29 pm
Express care center dedicated

Express care center dedicated

The Rev. Joe Pottakaran sprinkles holy water Thursday during a blessing of the Sisters of St. Francis Franciscan Working Well/Franciscan Express Care center in Portage. "The purpose of these blessings is to consecrate our work here to St. Francis," said Gene Diamond, CEO of the Franciscan Al…

June 19, 2014 5:29 pm
Express care center dedicated

Express care center dedicated

Nancy Simpson, center, from the Portage Chamber of Commerce, joins local business leaders and physicians Thursday as the Sisters of St. Francis host a blessing and dedication of Franciscan Working Well/Franciscan Express Care center on Willowcreek Road in Portage.

June 19, 2014 5:29 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Breast screenings Friday

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.

January 28, 2014 12:05 am
Anniversary Excitement: Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness celebrating 40 years of fit fun

Anniversary Excitement: Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness celebrating 40 years of fit fun

Betty Durochik, Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness programming coordinator for the Region's familiar destination for exercise with locations in both Schererville and Chesterton, wanted last weekend's 40th anniversary party for the property to be filled with surprises for members.

November 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Playing Games

Playing Games

Following the theme "Get Your Game On," staff at Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness in Schererville, including Julia Ladewski, Parisi Speed School Supervisor and Angie Pilat Parisi, Speed School Coach, donned Chicago Bears jerseys for last weekend's 2013 Fall Open House and hosted games an…

November 21, 2013 12:00 am
A Decorated Party to Celebrate 40 Years

A Decorated Party to Celebrate 40 Years

Decorations and festivities set the scene Sunday for an open house with more than 500 invited guests to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness' during the 2013 Fall Open House.

November 21, 2013 12:00 am

Biggest Loser participant to speak at Chamber luncheon

HAMMOND | A former reality show star will speak at the upcoming Lakeshore Chamber general membership luncheon Nov. 14.

October 29, 2013 2:00 pm
Event holds lens to region innovation

Event holds lens to region innovation

HAMMOND | Cardboard 3-D glasses with red and blue lenses were passed down rows of people seated in folding chairs.

September 19, 2013 4:30 pm Photos

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Health care centers collecting school supplies for 2 facilities

MUNSTER | Franciscan Healthcare - Munster and Franciscan Hammond Clinic are seeking school supply donations for the St. Monica Home and St. Joseph’s Carmelite Home.

August 21, 2013 7:30 pm

Lake County Fair to offer private breastfeeding area

CROWN POINT | The southeast corner of the 4-H building on the Lake County fairgrounds will be dedicated to nursing mothers during the duration of the Lake County Fair, which starts Friday.

July 29, 2013 7:30 pm
A personal message from your Omni family

A personal message from your Omni family

We hope you know that Marci and Courtney Crozier appreciate the opportunities that have been given to REPRESENT Franciscan Alliance and Northwest Indiana.

February 28, 2013 12:00 am
Local businesses promote heart health

Local businesses promote heart health

Although New Year's usually means making a resolution to get fit, several companies in the region have already made it a priority to keep their employees healthy.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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