A more than 200-page report released Thursday supports a consultant's findings that existing local hospitals can provide trauma care and that existing facilities should be used for academic medical purposes.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals' Northlake campus recent designation as an in-process Level III trauma center is the topic of the October general membership luncheon for the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.
GARY | Hospital officials and community leaders on Monday celebrated Methodist Hospitals Northlake campus' designation as an in-process Level III trauma center, with some calling for the hospital to pursue an even higher level of care.
GARY | The sickest, most injured patients in Northwest Indiana no longer will be transported out of state or the area for immediate care.
CHESTERTON | Sara Franiak has heard every cliche in the book.
GARY | Northwest Indiana has expanded its emergency response capabilities by bringing on a fully equipped trailer dubbed a mobile hospital.
CROWN POINT | A Lowell woman died at a Chicago-area trauma center Sunday afternoon following a head-on-collision in Crown Point, officials said.
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.
HEBRON | The driver of a vehicle reported stolen out of DeMotte was transported by medical helicopter to an area trauma center early Wednesday after crashing the vehicle near Hebron.
EAST CHICAGO | Two employees of a small East Chicago grocery store were shot Tuesday night after an altercation at the business, police said.
Each year the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association develops its legislative priorities for the federal, state and county levels.
At least three local hospitals are playing a role in the state's effort to make trauma care accessible for all Hoosiers.
As we begin 2014, we will all experience changes in our health care due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. All areas of health care will strive for an increased focus on preventative care as well as outcome based medicine. EMS and pre-hospital care will be experiencing some dr…
Almost 10 months after the proposal for trauma centers to be located within a 15-minute transport time, there is a six-month wait to implement an Indiana legislative directive to determine the need for such facilities in Northwest Indiana.
MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority has started to accept proposals from contractors who want to prepare feasibility studies gauging the need for a trauma center and academic medical center in Northwest Indiana.
Officials from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority are preparing to address a legislative directive to study the feasibility of a trauma center and an academic medical center in Northwest Indiana.
LAKE COUNTY | An East Chicago man was airlifted to a Chicago-area trauma center after crashing into the back of a semitrailer early Saturday on Cline Avenue near the Borman Expressway.
Senate Bill 585 brings some necessary reforms to Lake County -- changing the makeup of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority; requiring studies of the need for a trauma center, an academic medical center and a new port in Gary; and more. Left undone is the income tax necessary to …
Methodist Hospitals will host its 2013 state of the organization address on Friday. Hospital officials are expected to review the company's 2012 accomplishments and announce plans for 2013.
Senate Bill 585 has many valuable provisions for Lake County and Northwest Indiana. It must become law.
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