With a looming doctor shortage, local hospitals are making efforts to attract and retain physicians, and local colleges and universities are adapting their programs to meet the needs of the area.
High-tech medical equipment and cutting edge techniques are found beyond the boundaries of a metropolis like Chicago.
A component of the Affordable Care Act is forcing a philosophical shift on how health care and hospital stays are viewed, with Medicare reimbursement dollars as the incentive.
Hospitals that imposed visitation restrictions during flu season are starting to relax the policy.
For Pamela Ward, auditioning for a spot on a food-themed reality television show was like throwing cooked noodles against a wall.
LAPORTE | Indiana University Health LaPorte Hospital is offering a Spanish/English medical interpreters course to the public, taught by Medical Communications Ambassadors.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals is offering a health education series for women, Healthy Night out with the Girls at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning today, at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center on the Southlake Campus, Pavilion A, 101 E. 87th. Ave., Second Floor.
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.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals is at the front of the pack for transitioning into electronic medical record keeping.
Methodist Hospital’s Affordable Care Act Navigators and Certified Application Counselors are hosting free Affordable Care Act Information Sessions beginning today.
Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses, Gary and Merrillville, teamed up in the spirit of the holiday season to hold a holiday food drive and provide gifts to children in need. Perishable food items were donated to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.
GARY | Methodist Hospitals donated a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support The Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals announces the opening of a GERD Center at their Southlake Campus in Merrillville for the treatment and management of patients with GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) and other related conditions.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals donated a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Gary. The supplies included razors, shaving gel, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and paste, slippers, combs, soap and shampoo – many i…
MERRILLVILLE | Two Methodist Hospitals LPNs were honored and awarded LPN to RN scholarships to complete their Registered Nursing degrees at Methodist Hospital’s Annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals recently welcomed Raymond Martinez and Rayfeael Gullatt to their management staff.
The point of requiring electronic medical records is to make patient information easily accessible. But in Northwest Indiana, that hasn't happened yet.
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.
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