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Patient Safety

Laporte hospital in top 20 for safety

LAPORTE | IU Health La Porte Hospital is viewed as one of the best in terms of patient safety, according to AARP.

May 14, 2013 10:00 am
Get Healthy magazine's letter from the associate publisher, September/October 2012

Get Healthy magazine's letter from the associate publisher, September/October 2012

THE THRIVING HEALTH CARE SECTOR IN NWI IS NOT JUST GOOD BUSINESS, IT’S AN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVANTAGE AS OUR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN GAIN GROUND IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS

August 15, 2012 12:45 am

IU Health La Porte Hospital earns an “A” in patient safety

LAPORTE | Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital earned an “A” in patient safety by an independent national nonprofit organization, The Leapfrog Group.

June 13, 2012 10:36 am
HIGHLY-EFFECTIVE COMPETITORS COME TOGETHER TO LOOK AT A REGIONAL INITIATIVE TO REDUCE HOSPITAL READMISSIONS

HIGHLY-EFFECTIVE COMPETITORS COME TOGETHER TO LOOK AT A REGIONAL INITIATIVE TO REDUCE HOSPITAL READMISSIONS

Only a health care provider would know that the nationally systemic challenge of the same patients admitted into the hospital again and again was reaching challenging proportions in certain areas of the Region.

June 04, 2012 12:38 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Health care providers take safety seriously

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Health care providers take safety seriously

Hospitals are in the business of providing health care services to patients. Such health care services should be delivered in a safe and secure environment for the patients.

September 18, 2011 2:01 pm
St. Anthony Health - Michigan City Nets Safety Honor

St. Anthony Health - Michigan City Nets Safety Honor

Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Michigan City is recipient of the National Patient Safety Foundation's Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award, hospital president Dr. James Callaghan announced this week.

May 25, 2011 12:15 am

Advocates criticize Medicaid limits on anti-psychotic meds

The Illinois Medicaid agency recently cut costs by moving numerous medications, including several anti-psychotics, to a nonpreferred list.

April 22, 2011 6:45 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: An EPIC milestone in region health care

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: An EPIC milestone in region health care

When choosing health care, people look for convenience of service and quality of care. There is no shortage of either in Northwest Indiana. There are outpatient centers, clinics and hospitals conveniently located throughout the area to meet the health care needs of patients.

March 20, 2011 12:00 am
Rowe steers patients through breast cancer treatment

Rowe steers patients through breast cancer treatment

Shellie Rowe empowers patients diagnosed with breast cancer by providing them with information and support.

December 10, 2010 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: We stand by our nurses' excellent care

GUEST COMMENTARY: We stand by our nurses' excellent care

Since questions have been raised about the lawsuit St. Anthony Medical Center recently filed to protect its reputation and that of its nursing staff, I'd like to clarify some aspects of the situation.

November 28, 2010 12:00 am
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