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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

Porter Health Care System presents Healthy Heart Diet classes for August

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.

July 31, 2014 5:38 pm

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 Regional Hospital presents Childbirth Education Classes for August

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following childbirth education classes in August:

July 31, 2014 5:32 pm

Porter Regional Hospital presents Community Wellness Events for August

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in August:

July 19, 2014 9:52 am

Porter Regional Hospital named Screening Center of Excellence by Lung Cancer Alliance

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.

July 10, 2014 11:54 am

DeMotte Physicians of Porter Physician Group present Health Fair at New Hebron Office

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.

June 06, 2014 9:14 pm

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).

June 06, 2014 9:11 pm

Porter Regional Hospital presents community wellness events for June

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in June:

May 15, 2014 3:57 pm

Porter Regional Hospital to present EMS Symposium featuring national speaker

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…

May 14, 2014 2:30 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
Dr. Nicholas Retson

Dr. Nicholas Retson

April 10, 2014 11:41 am
Porter physicians, nurses provide help in Nicaragua

Porter physicians, nurses provide help in Nicaragua

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.

April 10, 2014 11:37 am
Implantable Cardiac Monitor

Implantable Cardiac Monitor

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…

March 24, 2014 5:11 pm
Porter Regional Hospital is first in Northwest Indiana to use Miniature Insertable Cardiac Monitor

Porter Regional Hospital is first in Northwest Indiana to use Miniature Insertable Cardiac Monitor

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.

March 24, 2014 5:07 pm

Porter Regional Hospital presents community wellness events for April

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in April:

March 20, 2014 5:03 pm

Porter Regional Hospital relocates Valparaiso CareEXPRESS to LaPorte Avenue

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…

February 28, 2014 4:24 pm

Porter Regional Hospital presents Community Wellness Events for March

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.

February 19, 2014 4:45 pm
Rodney Beckner

Rodney Beckner

February 17, 2014 2:02 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 Regional Hospital and Portage Hospital first to offer 30-Minute ER Service Pledge

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…

February 12, 2014 6:22 pm

Porter Regional Hospital - First Hospital in Indiana to receive Atrial Fibrillation Certification

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…

February 05, 2014 4:35 pm
Amanda Pape

Amanda Pape

February 03, 2014 4:09 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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Elaine Johnson-Merkel

Elaine Johnson-Merkel

February 03, 2014 4:07 pm

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.

January 14, 2014 3:14 pm

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…

December 13, 2013 1:05 pm
Porter Regional Hospital offers Concierge Services to Patients and Guests

Porter Regional Hospital offers Concierge Services to Patients and Guests

Concierges greet and assist guests at the main entrance of Porter Regional Hospital.

December 06, 2013 3:39 pm
Porter Regional Hospital Offers  Concierge Services to Patients and Guests

Porter Regional Hospital Offers Concierge Services to Patients and Guests

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 concierge@porterhealth.com.

December 06, 2013 3:36 pm
Porter Regional Hospital Physician Offers  7 Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

Porter Regional Hospital Physician Offers 7 Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

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…

December 04, 2013 4:52 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
Porter Regional Hospital’s Outpatient Infusion Therapy Center celebrates first anniversary

Porter Regional Hospital’s Outpatient Infusion Therapy Center celebrates first anniversary

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.

November 14, 2013 1:48 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
Porter Regional Hospital’s Center for Women’s Health Celebrates First Anniversary

Porter Regional Hospital’s Center for Women’s Health Celebrates First Anniversary

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.

November 12, 2013 5:02 pm
Porter Regional Hospital’s Center for Women’s Health  Celebrates First Anniversary

Porter Regional Hospital’s Center for Women’s Health Celebrates First Anniversary

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…

November 12, 2013 4:57 pm
Porter Regional Hospital Opens New Anticoagulation Clinic in the Center for Cardiovascular Medicine

Porter Regional Hospital Opens New Anticoagulation Clinic in the Center for Cardiovascular Medicine

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…

November 12, 2013 4:30 pm
Porter Regional Hospital Opens New Anticoagulation Clinic in the Center for Cardiovascular Medicine

Porter Regional Hospital Opens New Anticoagulation Clinic in the Center for Cardiovascular Medicine

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.

November 12, 2013 4:25 pm
Porter Regional Hospital Names 2013 Patient Choice Winner

Porter Regional Hospital Names 2013 Patient Choice Winner

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.

November 01, 2013 1:54 pm
Porter Regional Hospital's Center for Women's Health and Cancer Care announce Wallace as Certified Breast Patient Navigator

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…

October 19, 2013 1:25 pm

Porter Regional Hospital topPresent Community Wellness Program “Becoming a Better Breather”

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.

October 19, 2013 12:55 pm

Porter Health Care System offers Emergency Medical Services Class

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…

September 20, 2013 6:05 pm

Porter Regional Hospital presents Community Wellness Programs

Porter Regional Hospital will present the following free community wellness programs in October:

September 20, 2013 6:03 pm

Porter Regional Hospital Presents Community Wellness Programs

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following free community wellness programs in September:

August 26, 2013 3:20 pm
Porter Health Care System Welcomes New Physicians

Porter Health Care System Welcomes New Physicians

VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System welcomes four new physicians to the hospital’s network, Porter Physician Group. New physicians include:

August 16, 2013 3:42 pm Photos

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Porter Regional Hospital to open third CareEXPRESS at Portage Hospital

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.

August 15, 2013 4:35 pm

Porter Regional Hospital employs new therapy to treat totally blocked arteries

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…

July 08, 2013 4:46 pm
Porter Regional Hospital Completes Renovation and Expansion of Outpatient Laboratory at Glendale Medical Center

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.

June 21, 2013 6:43 pm Photos

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Porter Regional Hospital Completes Renovation and Expansion of Outpatient Laboratory at Glendale Medical Center

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.

June 21, 2013 6:45 pm

Porter Regional Hospital Presents Community Wellness Programs

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following free community wellness programs in July:

June 21, 2013 6:38 pm
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