Northwest Indiana has a reputation for poor air quality from heavy industry and auto emissions, but studies show the the region's emissions are improving.
Community Hospital in Munster and Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey have been ranked among the top hospitals in the country.
The Indiana Hospital Association on Tuesday announced the launch of Expand Indiana, a campaign aimed at promoting expanded health care coverage in the state.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals is at the front of the pack for transitioning into electronic medical record keeping.
Inclement weather forced the closure of some local doctor's offices, while others opened Tuesday after being closed because of cold and snow.
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.
CROWN POINT | Nurse Sue Heflin received the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Pinnacle Hospital.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is only half-joking when he describes a new law permitting the sale of uninspected frozen rabbit meat at roadside stands as the jobs bill of the just-concluded 2013 legislative session.
Methodist Hospitals President and CEO Ian McFadden speaks Friday during Methodist's annual State of the Organization address at the Genesis Center in Gary.
From strip malls to pharmacies to freestanding buildings, medical care increasingly is being found outside traditional hospital and doctors' office settings.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal allowing public and private Indiana hospitals to establish their own police departments was approved 84-8 by the House on Thursday, but only after lawmakers made several major changes to the Senate-approved version.
The parking lot at Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Dyer hospital is full Thursday afternoon. With a busier than usual flu season coming to a close, hospitals are emerging from peak occupancy times and preparing to ease into spring
INDIANAPOLIS | Public and private hospitals could establish their own police forces under legislation approved 29-18 Monday by the Indiana Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Hospital Association called on state lawmakers Monday to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act after a study showed expansion would provide the state $3.4 billion in added economic activity and support 30,000 jobs.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, lashed out Friday at top legislative Republicans for not taking steps to decide whether Indiana should expand its Medicaid program under the new federal health law.
Dr. Daniel Checco sits in the critical care procedure room at Silver Cross Emergency Care Center in Homer Glen. The hospital's freestanding emergency center has been in operation since 2009.
A CT scan technician prepares for a patient at the Silver Cross Emergency Care Center in Homer Glen.
CHICAGO | One recent evening after office hours, Dr. James Magee got a phone call about a patient, a woman in her 40s. She complained of tingling on one side of her body, in her arm and leg. Could it be a stroke?
A study of Northwest Indiana hospitals shows a gaping hole in care for critically ill children.
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