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.
I used to think Gary cried “wolf” at the drop of a hat.
HAMMOND | Safety officials say a state rule regarding trauma patient care is taking police and paramedics off the streets for hours at a time, illustrating the need for a local trauma center.
As the Indiana General Assembly begins its session on Monday, Northwest Indiana's residents — and, of course, their legislative delegation — should push for this agenda:
State health officials want to arm hospitals with resources to help them care for the most seriously injured patients.
The Nov. 14 editorial, "Draft a prescription for trauma," made the point that Indiana, and in particular Northwest Indiana, needs more trauma centers. You couldn't be more correct.
Indiana health officials have concluded from their statewide listening tour that Indiana needs more trauma centers. We've been making that point for years.
In Indiana House District 11, voters face two good candidates -- Democrat John T. Hart and Republican Rick Niemeyer.
Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Gregory Larkin deserves credit for gathering information on the state's trauma care system. There are obvious gaps — including in Northwest Indiana, where no trauma center exists.
PORTAGE | A red helicopter from University of Chicago Medicine’s Aeromedical Network landed Thursday afternoon in a grassy area behind the Woodland Park field house.
Do you know the No. 1 killer of Hoosiers under age 45? It is injury, more specifically trauma.
PORTAGE | The Indiana State Department of Health will make a stop Thursday in Portage as part of its statewide listening tour about trauma care.
INDIANAPOLIS | A pending state rule requiring severely injured Hoosiers be taken to the nearest trauma center may boost plans to build a trauma hospital in Gary.
INDIANAPOLIS | Should a state representative focus only on issues important to his or her district or push for legislation affecting all Hoosiers?
GARY | Data analyzed by Indiana University Northwest students show Northwest Indiana qualifies for a trauma center and that racial disparity exists in trauma patients.
Discussion of a trauma designation has been as unrelenting as talks about a teaching hospital in Northwest Indiana. Both are major concepts dealing with quality of care in the region. The economic impact is estimated to be between $300 million to $600 million.
While speaking at a meeting of the Indiana Rural Health Association in January, state Health Commissioner Gregory Larkin said if U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, had been campaigning in Gary instead of Tuscon during the shooting left six people dead and Giffords and 12 others wounded…
HAMMOND | State and federal fire officials will investigate a Sunday night fire that killed a woman who had alleged wrongdoing in the Hammond Fire Department and had a lawsuit pending against the city.
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