Press Releases

Tim Diamond joins Methodist Hospitals as Chief Information Officer 

Oct 22
2012
Tim Diamond has joined Methodist Hospitals as Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Methodist, Tim was the Chief Information Officer at La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Illinois where he was responsible for all aspects of Information Services, Health Information Management and Telecommunications Services. Tim developed and executed IS Strategy focusing on patient safety, quality of patient care and technology advances. Previously he also served as the Director of Information... read more
 

NEW SURGICAL SOLUTION AT METHODIST HOSPITALS HELPS THE SURGEON AND STAFF SEE PROCEDURES MORE CLEARLY  

Sep 24
2012
New systems from OEC Medical Systems, Inc., a GE Healthcare business, offer the surgeon and staff precise surgical images that can be seen from almost anywhere in the OR. Better visualization during surgery increases the chance for a successful outcome. GE Healthcare is committed to providing quality products that help deliver better care to more people at lower cost. Gary, Indiana- September 24, 2012 – Surgeons and the OR staff at Methodist Hospitals now have the opportunity to... read more
 

Wright Alcorn joins Methodist Hospitals as Vice President of Operations 

Sep 12
2012
Wright Alcorn has joined Methodist Hospitals as Vice President of Operations. Wright has vast experience in hospital and health system administration and operations. He has held the role of interim-Vice President Operations since February 27th, 2012 and has been effective and well received throughout the Methodist Hospitals organization over this time. Wright will have responsibilities for Centers of Excellence, clinical ancillary departments including Laboratory Radiology/Imaging... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center 

Aug 27
2012
Gary and Merrillville, Indiana (August 27, 2012) – Methodist Hospitals announces it has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction. As the only cross-specialty organization, SCPC provides the support needed for individual... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Launches da Vinci Robotic Surgery System with New Applications for Minimally Invasive Surgery 

Jul 18
2012
What: Methodist Hospitals will hold a VIP Open House Reception to launch the daVinci introduce the latest, most advanced diagnostic technology for lung cancer and other pulmonary diseases. ENB uses GPS-like minimally-invasive technology to locate, enable biopsy and plan treatment for a lesion (spot) deep in the lung. EBUS is an emerging technique which offers a more precise, minimally invasive way of assessing a patient’s lymph nodes and determining if lung cancer has spread to other parts... read more
 

Leelarani Chigurupati achieves Board Certification as a Specialist in Oncology Nutrition 

Jul 17
2012
Leelarani Chigurupati has achieved Board Certification as a specialist in Oncology Nutrition and may now use the designation, RD, CSO. She is one of only 13 in the State of Indiana with this designation. In order to become board certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic (formerly the American Dietetic Association), a registered dietitian must successfully meet rigorous specialty practice requirements and ... read more
 

Gary Literacy Coalition Holds First Open House 

Jul 09
2012
On Wednesday, June 26 , 2012, the Gary Literacy Coalition held its first-ever public Open House to introduce community members to the Coalition and its mission, activities and accomplishments. Nearly 200 people turned out to enjoy refreshments, receive a free book and hear Executive Director Era Twyman and her staff talk about the many programs supported by the coalition. Said Twyman, “We were thrilled to have the opportunity to tell the story of the Gary Literacy Coalition to so many... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals offers news Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy (ENB) procedure to diagnose and plan treatment for a lesion deep in the lung 

Jul 03
2012
Merrillville, IN – July 3, 2012 Methodist Hospitals, Merrillville, now offers a new procedure call Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy (ENB) that offers patients a minimally-invasive option to locate, enable biopsy and plan treatment for a lesion (Spot) detected deep in the lung. Methodist Hospitals is the first hospital in Northwest Indiana to provide the summer Dimention i-Logic System as an option for patients who have learned they have a hard-to-reach lesion on their lung. The... read more
 

Students Participate in Methodist's Spring Spa Day 

Jul 02
2012
Students in Crown Point, Merrillville and Andrean High School’s art classes participated in the Spring Spa Day for cancer survivors hosted by the Oncology Institute at Methodist Hospitals. “This is the second year we have worked with local high schools art classes to inspire art students to submit entries for a student-based contest”, said Jennifer Sanders, Mammography Manager at Methodist. “This idea came from wanting to get our younger female students involved in their breast health.... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Introduces Northwest Indiana’s Only Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy (ENB) procedure to diagnose and plan treatment for lesions deep in the lung as well as the most advanced Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) 

Jun 20
2012
What: Methodist Hospitals will hold a Press Conference and VIP Open House to introduce the latest, most advanced diagnostic technology for lung cancer and other pulmonary diseases. ENB uses GPS-like minimally-invasive technology to locate, enable biopsy and plan treatment for a lesion (spot) deep in the lung. EBUS is an emerging technique which offers a more precise, minimally invasive way of assessing a patient’s lymph nodes and determining if lung cancer has spread to other parts of the... read more
 

American Heart Month to American Stroke Month, Methodist Hospitals brings Go Red For Women to Lake and Porter Counties 

Jun 13
2012
The American Heart Association’s 2012 Go Red For Women campaign in Northwest Indiana proved to be a success, with unprecedented support from presenting hospital sponsor Methodist Hospitals. Beginning with American Heart Month in February and concluding with American Stroke Month in May, three major Go Red events presented by Methodist engaged over 1,000 Northwest Indiana women in the fight against heart disease while raising nearly a quarter of a million dollars for cardiovascular and... read more
 

Students Participate in Methodist’s Spring Spa Day 

May 20
2012
Students in the art class of Janet Anderson at Merrillville High School participated in the Spring Spa Day for cancer survivors hosted by the Oncology Institute at Methodist Hospitals. “Every year, in conjunction with Spring Spa Day, we host a traveling art exhibit called 'Oncology on Canvas.' This exhibit is sponsored Eli Lilly, and it's a contest where patients and family members submit entries, and winners are chosen. The works are then collected and sent to oncology offices,... read more
 

Methodist Hosts Free Annual Spring Community Health Fair in Gary 

May 10
2012
Gary, Indiana - May 10, 2012: Methodist is once again hosting its Free Community Health Fair at their Midlake Campus in Gary, Indiana. The health fair will offer free health screenings to the community. Free screenings include blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, prostate blood test (PSA) and Heart attack, stroke and peripheral artery (PAD) risk assessments. Free health information on many health care topics will be offered along with and Ask a DOC booth. All attendees will be entered... read more
 

New President appointed to serve on the Northwest Indiana Patient Safety Coalition 

Apr 23
2012
Gary, Indiana – April 23, 2012 Merievelyn Stuber, Patient Safety Officer at Methodist Hospitals, was appointed to serve as the new president of the Northwest Indiana Patient Safety Coalition (NWINPSC) on January 2012. Ms. Stuber is a 23 year employee of Methodist Hospitals and has held various positions at Methodist including her currently position as Patient Safety Officer. The coalition consists of representatives from area healthcare systems and academic institutions and provides a forum... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Offers Cutting Edge Treatment to Help Dissolve Deadly Blood Clots Associated with Deep Venous Thrombosis 

Apr 02
2012
Merrillville, Indiana – April 2, 2012: There are an estimated 600,000 new cases of Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) every year in the U.S. DVT is a serious and potentially life threatening condition. It occurs when a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins in your body, limiting blood flow. It usually occurs in your leg or pelvis, but it can also occur in your arm or chest. 60-70% of patients with DVT develop Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS), resulting in permanent debilitating damage in the... read more
 

AHA Better U Get Moving Event 

Apr 02
2012
Methodist Hospitals is holding its Second Free Go Red for Women BetterU Event to Support Women in their Efforts to Enhance their Heart Health What: Methodist Hospitals is hosting the Second in a series of Three Free Go Red for Women Better U events. This event, BetterU Get Moving, will focus on exercise and activities that will complement therapeutic lifestyle changes. Go Red Better U is a Free 12 week online nutrition and fitness program designed to enhance women’s heart health by... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and Managed Health Services Partner with the Lake County Minority Health Coalition to host a Free Diabetes Conference 

Mar 21
2012
What: Methodist Hospitals will hold a free Diabetes Conference, Too Sweet for your own Good, In partnership with the Lake County Minority Health Coalition. Who: The general public is invited to attend. The Diabetes Conference will offer the following: • Diabetes Education • Physician Panel Discussion • Free Glucometers • Free Diabetes Testing (12 hour fast required) • Vendors with Patient Care Information • Raffles and Free Lunch When: The event will be held on... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals To Hold 2012 State of the Organization Address 

Mar 13
2012
What: Methodist Hospitals will hold its 2012 State of the Organization Address to review 2011 accomplishments and announce plans for 2012 at the Genesis Center in Gary, Indiana. Who: Community leaders, chamber of commerce members, hospital partners, medical staff, hospital leadership and employees will be in attendance. The following individuals will be attending and will be available for interviews and photos: • Ian E. McFadden, President & CEO, Methodist Hospitals • William... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Opens New Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit 

Mar 05
2012
Gary, Indiana – March 6, 2012 Methodist Hospitals today announced that it has opened an inpatient Geriatric Behavioral Health Services program at its Northlake campus in Gary, Indiana. “We believe it is important for Methodist Hospitals to demonstrate its commitment to the mental and emotional health of the communities we serve by providing top quality behavioral health care to patients of all ages,” said Marcus Wigutow, M.D, Medical Director of Geriatric Behavioral Health Services at... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals To Break Ground for New Southlake Campus Emergency Department 

Feb 23
2012
What: Methodist Hospitals will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of its new Emergency Department at the Southlake Campus in Merrillville, Indiana. Who: Community leaders, medical staff, hospital leadership and employees will be in attendance. The following individuals will be attending and will be available for interviews and photos: • Ian E. McFadden, President & CEO, Methodist Hospitals • Michael McGee, M.D., Medical Director,... read more
 
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