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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.
VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System will present Healthy Heart Diet classes in August. The free classes will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-healthy food, along with teaching basic heart healthy food preparation tips.
VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System will offer bone density and blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index screenings in August.
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following childbirth education classes in August:
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in August:
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital has been named a Screening Center for Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for its commitment to improving lung cancer detection and care in Northwest Indiana.
HEBRON | DeMotte Physicians of Porter Physician Group will present a free Health Fair & Cook Out from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 at their new office at 630 N. Main Street, in Hebron.
Both Porter Regional Hospital’s Center for Cardiovascular Medicine and Portage Hospital receive Echocardiography Accreditation by the IAC
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital’s Center for Cardiovascular Medicine and Portage Hospital have been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the areas of Adult Transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in June:
VALPARAISO | In recognition of National EMS Week, which runs from May 18 – 24, Porter Regional Hospital will host an EMS Symposium from 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at Ivy Tech Community College, 3100 Ivy Tech Dr. in Valparaiso. The event is free and complimentary breakfast an…
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.
VALPARAISO | By generously donating their time and talents, several Porter physicians and nurses made a difference in the lives of children and adults in Nicaragua in February.
Porter Regional Hospital is the first hospital in northwest Indiana to implant the smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device available – it is inserted just beneath the skin through a small incision of less than 1 cm in the upper left side of the chest . The big impact and benefit for p…
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital announced that it is the first hospital in northwest Indiana to implant the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System in a patient, the smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device available.
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in April:
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Center in Porter Regional Hospital’s Valparaiso Medical Center on Roosevelt Road is relocating to 809 LaPorte Avenue in Valparaiso on Friday, March 1. The new site, which is located directly across from the former hospital, will now offer e…
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in March. The free presentations will be held in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 1-800-541-1861.
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 | Both Porter Regional Hospital and Portage Hospital have recently launched a 30-Minute ER Service Pledge. This new service is a part of an ongoing quality improvement process to monitor how efficiently Porter triages patients and gets them to a clinical professional, defined as a…
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital has become the first health care facility in Indiana to receive full Atrial Fibrillation Certification status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). This most recent honor further elevates the status of the Porter Regional Hospital’s Cen…
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.
Porter Regional Hospital to present heart-health awareness programs throughout the February, American Heart Month
VALPARAISO | In celebration of American Heart Month, Porter Regional Hospital will present a series of heart-healthy programs to help educate the community on the prevention and treatment of heart disease – the leading cause of death of both men and women according to the American Heart Association.
Porter Regional Hospital To Present Community Wellness Program “Fad Diets: A Quick Fix or Diet Disaster?”
VALPARAISO | According the Journal of Clinical Psychology, the number one New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. To help you follow through on that resolution in a healthy way, Porter Regional Hospital will present “Fad Diets: A Quick Fix or Diet Disaster?” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14 in…
Concierges greet and assist guests at the main entrance of Porter Regional Hospital.
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital is proud to offer our patients and guests Concierge Services. Porter's Concierge Services are available seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and can be reached by phone at 219-983-8900 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VALPARAISO | It’s a good idea to keep your medicine cabinet well stocked when you consider all of the scrapes, bruises, fevers, sore throats and colds your family may get. To help you stock up appropriately, Crystal Tuncay, D.O., of Porter’s Cumberland Internal Medicine shares a basic list o…
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 | Outpatient Infusion Therapy Services of Porter Regional Hospital’s Cancer Care Center recently celebrated its one year anniversary. The Cancer Care Center is located in the hospital’s adjacent Medical Plaza.
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.
The Center for Women's Health marked its first anniversary. Members of the women’s health team pictured left to right are: Nicole DeMeo, Sue Anderson, Stefanie Stahl, Nancy Babich, Jodi Stephens, Melissa Rainwater and Cheryl Wallace.
VALPARAISO | The Center for Women's Health, accredited by the American College of Radiology in ultrasound and mammography, is located in the Porter Regional Hospital's adjacent Medical Plaza and offers a comfortable and convenient location for women to access outpatient diagnostic and treatm…
At Porter’s new Anticoagulation Clinic, the team works in collaboration with referring physicians to provide close monitoring of patients’ anticoagulation therapy. Members of the team pictured left to right include: Pam Sutherland, RN; Lisa Frey, Pharm D; Vincent Nguyen, Pharm D; and Melissa…
VALPARAISO | To better serve patients who take prescription blood thinner medications to prevent life-threatening blood clots, Porter Regional Hospital recently opened an Anticoagulation Clinic in the Center for Cardiovascular Medicine.
Porter Regional Hospital once again sought to honor one of its nurses through its annual Patient Choice Award program. The prestigious award recognizes the level of quality care, comfort and compassion offered by nurses each day.
Porter Regional Hospital's Center for Women's Health and Cancer Care announce Wallace as Certified Breast Patient Navigator
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital’s Center for Women’s Health and Cancer Care Center are proud to announce that Cheryl Wallace, RN, BSN, recently received the prestigious designation of Certified Breast Patient Navigator (CBPN) in Imaging and Cancer Care from the National Consortium of B…
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present “Becoming a Better Breather” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.
VALPARAISO | Porter Emergency Medical Services will offer an Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Course (EMT-B) beginning Nov. 4, 2013 through May 28, 2014. The class will be presented on Mondays, Wednesdays and an occasional Saturday, from 5 to 9 p.m. at EMS Station 2, 2206 LaPorte Ave. in…
Porter Regional Hospital will present the following free community wellness programs in October:
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following free community wellness programs in September:
VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System welcomes four new physicians to the hospital’s network, Porter Physician Group. New physicians include:
PORTAGE | Porter Regional Hospital will open its third CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Center in Portage Hospital on Monday, August 19. Portage Hospital is located at 3630 Willowcreek Road in Portage.
VALPARAISO | The Center for Cardiovascular Medicine at Porter Regional Hospital recently employed new devices designed to treat fully blocked coronary arteries known as Chronic Total Occlusions (CTOs). Historically, totally blocked arteries have been addressed by heart bypass surgery or trea…
Porter Regional Hospital Completes Renovation and Expansion of Outpatient Laboratory at Glendale Medical Center
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital recently completed the redesign and expansion of its Outpatient Laboratory at Glendale Medical Center, 1101 East Glendale Blvd. in Valparaiso.
Porter Regional Hospital Completes Renovation and Expansion of Outpatient Laboratory at Glendale Medical Center
Holly Huddleston works with new lab equipment in Porter Regional Hospital’s newly renovated outpatient lab at Glendale Medical Center.
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following free community wellness programs in July:
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