CROWN POINT | A Crown Point-based lab testing network has an alternative solution for patients who want to consult with a physician regarding their lab results but prefer to do it on their own schedule without visiting a doctor’s office.
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There is a glaring bottleneck in the attempt nationally to rectify the looming shortage of physicians in our country. Despite the almost 10-year-old national effort to increase the numbers of physicians by 30 percent by 2015, including at Indiana University School of Medicine, the number of …
We have been saying for some time now that the nation has a looming doctor shortage and that the Affordable Care Act will mean more patients.
Two years ago, the Pennsylvania legislature enacted — and Governor Tom Corbett signed — a well-intended law, championed by the parents of an infant who died of a previously undetected heart disorder at the 14 weeks old in 2004.
As a general surgeon with more than three decades of experience in private clinical practice, I can safely say Obamacare is the culmination of the fundamental changes I've seen in the way doctors practice medicine.
Sudhish Chandra, M.D., received the annual St. Raphael Award recently at Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point.
MUNSTER | Jovenel Cherenfant, M.D., a general surgery specialist, received the Catherine McAuley Clinic Gratitude Award recently from Franciscan St. Margaret Health President Thomas Gryzbek and Franciscan Healthcare Munster President Barbara Greene during a program at the Hammond campus.
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I openly confess that I am a professional sports fan, especially when it comes to our own Chicago Bulls. The point of divergence between myself and many other sports fans, however, lies in my curiosity regarding the intensely academic aspects of working with superior athletes.
Dr. Kelly Sutton, husband of Chicago diet meal plan guru Seattle Sutton, died Sept. 5 at age 84 at the couple's home in Marseilles, Ill.
Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care
A few years ago, at a local legislative forum sponsored by the Indiana State Medical Association, there was a lively and interesting debate between one of our local legislators (who happened to also be a lawyer) and some docs who were attending.
VALPARAISO | A local doctor was taken into custody Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a female patient on two occasions last fall at his office at 60 S. Valparaiso St.
If seismic devices monitoring planet earth could measure the universe of health care, health geologists would report significant tremors. As heat and pressure shift the tectonic plates beneath our feet, economic pressures and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) change the infrastructure and landsc…
As one of the country’s top physicians, Dr. Alex Lickerman was leading quite a blessed life. He had just turned forty years old, and the future never looked brighter both personally and professionally. He sat down to enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch…and within hours, his world turned upside down.
INDIANAPOLIS | Bruce Arians always wanted to coach his own NFL team.
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HAMMOND | A physician and a race car driver have qualities in common, a local doctor said.
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