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Innovation in imaging: MRI technology experiences rapid advances

Innovation in imaging: MRI technology experiences rapid advances

The days of patients being fed into a horizontal tube with expectations to stay there for sometimes half an hour while a machine snaps detailed images are fading, as MRI technology makes way for wider, sturdier machines.

August 23, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Cyber attack hits local hospital system

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Local patients affected by a recent cyber attack will be offered free identity theft protection, after their personal information was compromised.

August 18, 2014 6:10 pm

Porter Health Care System Offers Emergency Medical Services Class

VALPARAISO | Porter Emergency Medical Services will offer an Emergency Medical Technician Course beginning Nov. 3, 2014 through May 20, 2015. The class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, with an occasional Saturday, from 5 to 9 p.m. at 2206 LaPorte Ave. in Valparaiso.

August 13, 2014 9:38 pm
Health care system names two directors

Health care system names two directors

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Two new directors have been hired within Porter Health Care System.

August 13, 2014 1:45 pm Photos

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Porter Health Care System offers free Preventive Wellness Screenings

VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System will offer bone density and blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index screenings in August.

July 31, 2014 5:35 pm

Porter to add emergency department to Valpo center

VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System on Tuesday announced plans to open a full-service emergency department at the Valparaiso Medical Center, 1900 Roosevelt Road.

July 15, 2014 5:15 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Red Cross announces new board appointees

MERRILLVILLE | The American Red Cross announced Monday the appointment of three new members who represent a cross section of legal, labor and media organizations to the organization’s board of directors.

May 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Porter Health Care System to present Healthy Hustle 5K Run/Walk

VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System will present the Healthy Hustle 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 7 at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 Meridian Road in Valparaiso. Proceeds from the event will benefit Lakeshore Paws.

May 08, 2014 4:42 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Event to honor nurses

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Porter Health Care System will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. tonight on the front lawn of Porter Regional Hospital, in recognition of National Nurses Week.

May 06, 2014 12:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Doctor leads health talk, walk

HEBRON | Each Thursday through May 29, Dr. Alex Alvarez, a family medicine physician, will deliver a brief presentation about a current health topic and then lead participants on a health walk.

April 22, 2014 12:05 am
Hospitals easing flu season visitor restrictions

Hospitals easing flu season visitor restrictions

Hospitals that imposed visitation restrictions during flu season are starting to relax the policy.

March 14, 2014 6:00 pm
New CEO named for Porter Health Care System

New CEO named for Porter Health Care System

VALPARAISO | A hospital executive with experience in Illinois, Missouri and Kentucky has been named CEO of Porter Health Care System.

February 27, 2014 3:00 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Women's heart health touted

SOUTH HOLLAND | Hearts in the Right Place, a free heart health education event focusing on women, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the South Holland Community Center, 501 E. 170th St.

February 17, 2014 6:51 pm
Porter Health Care System names Associate of the Year

Porter Health Care System names Associate of the Year

VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System recently named Rodney Beckner, Bio-Med Technician, as Associate of the Year. Beckner was selected for his high sense of ownership, reliability and responsiveness.

February 17, 2014 1:58 pm
Porter Health Care System names Managers of the Year

Porter Health Care System names Managers of the Year

VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System recently named Elaine Johnson-Merkel, Director of the Women & Children’s Pavilion, as Porter's Clinical Manager-of-the-Year, and Amanda Pape, Director of Decision Support Services, as Porter's Non-Clinical Manager-of-the-Year.

February 03, 2014 4:05 pm Photos

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Report shows health care's $31B impact on state

Report shows health care's $31B impact on state

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.

December 14, 2013 8:25 pm
Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Michael Leland  Performs 700th Muscle Sparing Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery at Porter Regional Hospital

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Michael Leland Performs 700th Muscle Sparing Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery at Porter Regional Hospital

VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System CEO Jonathan Nalli is pleased to congratulate Orthopedic Surgeon Michael Leland, M.D. on his 700th anterior hip replacement surgery at Porter Regional Hospital. The surgery was performed on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.

November 21, 2013 4:51 pm

Largest Cardiology Group in Porter County joins Porter Health Care System

VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System CEO Jonathan Nalli has announced that Northwest Indiana Cardiovascular Physicians (NICP) has joined Porter Physician Group. NICP, the largest cardiology practice in Porter County, brings a formal affiliation of eight cardiologists to the health care system.

November 13, 2013 2:34 pm

New rule addresses hospital stays

A new rule about outpatient observation care for Medicare patients could mean more hurdles for hospitals and affect admissions.

October 12, 2013 2:00 pm

Porter County chambers hold annual network night Oct. 17

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | More than 1,000 professionals are expected to attend this year's annual Chamber Network Night sponsored by the Porter County Chamber Coalition at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Road.

October 03, 2013 6:45 pm
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