Porter Health Care System
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.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Local patients affected by a recent cyber attack will be offered free identity theft protection, after their personal information was compromised.
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.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Two new directors have been hired within Porter Health Care System.
VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System will offer bone density and blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index screenings in August.
VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System on Tuesday announced plans to open a full-service emergency department at the Valparaiso Medical Center, 1900 Roosevelt Road.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hospitals that imposed visitation restrictions during flu season are starting to relax the policy.
VALPARAISO | A hospital executive with experience in Illinois, Missouri and Kentucky has been named CEO of Porter Health Care System.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new rule about outpatient observation care for Medicare patients could mean more hurdles for hospitals and affect admissions.
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.
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