August 2, 2019

Skin cancer screenings in Northwest Indiana can catch disease early

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — It's that time of year when many of us are having fun in the sun — on the beach, in boats, at the ballpark — with the golden tans to show for it. Skin cancer is often ...Read More
July 31, 2019

Methodist’s Neuroscience Institute recognized by two groups

Courtesy of The Chronicle The American Heart and Stroke Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society recognized the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist Hospitals for their commitment to exceptional patient care Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Plus Target: Stroke Elite Award. ...Read More
July 24, 2019

Methodist Hospitals received a thank you from the NWI Food Bank

Courtesy of The Chronicle “Thank you, Methodist Hospitals, for hosting a food & fund drive on behalf of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. Your contribution will provide over 1,000 meals to children, adults, and seniors throughout Northwest Indiana,” said Allyson Vaulx, Director of Development at the Food Bank.
July 24, 2019

The Neuroscience Institute at Methodist Hospitals recognized by two prestigious organizations

Courtesy of NWI Life The American Heart and Stroke Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society recognized the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist Hospitals for their commitment to exceptional patient care. Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Plus Target: Stroke Elite Award. ...Read More
July 23, 2019

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center’s Bears Care program makes a difference for women in Lake County

Courtesy of NWlife • July 23, 2019 10:45 am Written by Mandy Haack In 2013, the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals was determined to make a change. Jennifer Sanders, Manager of the Center, refused to allow another woman to leave their doors without treatment just because she ...Read More
July 20, 2019

P.O.P. hosts 4th Annual Scholarship Dinner Luncheon

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • July 20, 2019 Posted by Leslie Project Outreach and Prevention (P.O.P.) will honor youth and community leaders for their work in helping end violence in Northwest Indiana and South Chicago at their 4th Annual Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday, July 20 at the Chateau Banquet ...Read More
July 18, 2019

Community news

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • July 18, 2019 Libraries to host community programs The Lake County Public Libraries have a variety of programs scheduled. The Munster branch will host the Calumet Astronomical Society in a program for children from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at 8701 Calumet Ave. Registration required 219-836-8450. The ...Read More
July 17, 2019

Methodist to offer Medicare Made Simple Seminars

Courtesy of Crusader • July 17, 2019 06:36 am Posted by Leslie When it comes time to choose a Medicare plan, reviewing your options can be overwhelming. For this reason Methodist is offering Medicare Made Simple Seminars at the Northlake and Southlake Campuses on the following dates: Northlake Campus, South ...Read More
July 16, 2019

What’s up, doc? Region physicians share their diet, workout routines

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • July 16, 2019 Written by Giles Bruce Doctors are, by their very nature, overachievers: educationally, economically, work-ethically. So it's perhaps not a surprise that many of them outperform the rest of us when it comes to health and fitness. We asked several ...Read More
July 12, 2019

Methodist Hospitals offering Medicare classes

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • July 12, 2019 By Time Staff When it comes time to choose a Medicare plan, reviewing your options can be overwhelming. For this reason, Methodist Hospitals is offering Medicare Made Simple seminars at the Northlake and Southlake Campuses on the following dates: ...Read More
July 10, 2019

Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • July 10, 2019 Contributed By:The 411 News Support and Education Group Methodist Hospitals offers a variety of programs for patients with Diabetes. Listed below is the schedule of programs in July, August and September: Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes involve all aspects of treatment education ...Read More
July 9, 2019

METHODIST HOSPITALS OFFERS EDUCATION CLASSES FOR PATIENTS WITH DIABETES

Courtesy of NWILife.com • July 9, 2019 Written by Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals is offering a variety of programs for patients with diabetes. Listed below is the schedule of programs in July, August, and September: First three Wednesday and Tuesday of every month: Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes involve all aspects ...Read More
July 5, 2019

Doctor uses personal history, medical knowledge to inspire youth and prevent violence

Courtesy of WGN -TV • July 5, 2019 By Micah Materre GARY Ind. — He is a doctor, a businessman and an advocate for America’s youth. Dr. Michael McGee does more than treat victims of gun violence, he spends his days trying to prevent it. As chief of the ER ...Read More
July 5, 2019

Gary OKs funds to improve marketing of Genesis Center

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • July 19, 2019 Written by Gregory Tejeda The Gary Common Council juggled funds around portions of the city’s budget so as to improve various programs, including a measure meant to improve the marketing efforts of the Genesis Convention Center in the city’s downtown. Council members ...Read More
July 1, 2019

‘We are trying to save lives’: New black-owned urgent care fills void on South Side

Courtesy of The Chicago Tribune Written by Darcel Rockett Dr. Airron Richardson’s patient had waited hours in the ER with a piece of hearing aid stuck in her ear canal. She finally walked into Richardson’s practice, where he removed the fragment in 10 minutes — a benefit of having an ...Read More
June 21, 2019

Methodist Hospitals offer a variety of support groups and programs this summer

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • June 21, 2019 Cardiac, Stroke & Head Injury, Loss of Loved One, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Sometimes talking with people who are going through what you're going through can help the healing process. At Methodist Hospitals, we hope you will find that connecting with others ...Read More
June 19, 2019

America’s favorite past time- RailCats’ 2019 promotional schedule loaded with family fun, fireworks

Courtesy of The Chronicle • June 19, 2019 Written by Chronicle Staff The Gary SouthShore RailCats promotional schedule is loaded with family fun as the RailCats kick off the 2019 season at the Steel Yard. RailCats fans can enjoy eight giveaways, twelve fireworks shows, and numerous special events. Since Opening ...Read More
June 8, 2019

Chair yoga provides the discipline’s balance, stretching, strength benefits to those with limitations

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 8, 2019 Written by Jane Ammeson Times Correspondent Yoga is designed to increase flexibility, balance, strength and range of movement. Add a chair and some modifications to poses and the discipline is opened to those with mobility issues, says Arlene Santiago, ...Read More
June 7, 2019

Northwest Indiana breast milk donation drive collects more than 1,000 ounces of ‘liquid gold’

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 7, 2019 Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — Northwest Indiana's first-ever breast milk donation drive collected about 1,400 ounces of the so-called liquid gold here this week. The event was held Tuesday at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus and brought in donations ...Read More
June 6, 2019

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at the Methodist Hospital present Healthy Night Out

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • June 6, 2019 Written by Taylor Bundren Many people have loved ones that have suffered from breast cancer. It’s important to be familiar with the risk factors and signs of breast cancer in order to know when to reach out to a medical professional for a ...Read More
June 5, 2019

What’s The Top Health Issue Employers Should Be Concerned About?

Courtesy of Building Indiana • June 5, 2019 Written by Nick Dmitrovich What’s the top health issue employers should be concerned about? Why should they care? How can they address the issue? Building Indiana reached out to health experts from around the state to learn more about their recommendations for ...Read More
June 5, 2019

Changes made to plan for Merrillville apartment complex

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • June 5 05:00 am Written by Rob Earnshaw The Merrillville Plan Commission is expected to take action June 18 on a proposed apartment complex near 93rd Avenue and Broadway that will be geared toward young medical professionals. About a dozen nearby residents attended a hearing ...Read More
May 31, 2019

Women can donate leftover breast milk Tuesday in Northwest Indiana

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Women can donate their leftover breast milk at the Region's first-ever breast milk donation drive Tuesday in Merrillville. The Milk Bank and Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus are co-hosting the event, which will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Classroom 2 (basement ...Read More
May 31, 2019

Gary NAACP to honor Crusader publisher at annual banquet

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader The Gary Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has announced that its 54th Annual Life Membership Banquet will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Genesis Convention Center located ...Read More
May 30, 2019

Go Red for Women raises heart health awareness

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Written by Hannah Reed Dianna Winborn passed out at a gas station two years ago while she was in the middle of filling her car up with gas — it was a pivotal moment, but it wasn’t where her journey with heart health started. Her issues ...Read More
May 25, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winner

Courtesy of The Gary 411 Celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day Methodist Hospitals is a Daisy Award Partner. The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Nurses are ...Read More
May 24, 2019

Portage man survives brain cancer with precision technology

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — Ron Johnson just wanted to get back out on the golf course. And thanks to the latest in radiation technology, the Portage retiree was able to hit the links the day after his recent treatment for brain ...Read More
May 22, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Offering Farmer’s Market

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com Methodist Hospitals Food Services Department will once again be offering a series of Farmer’s Markets to promote nutrition and enhance the availability of fresh produce to the Gary and surrounding communities. The Farmer’s Market will be held on the following Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ...Read More
May 15, 2019

Methodist Hospitals selects 3 assistant VPs

Courtesy of Becker's Hospital Review Written by Anuja Vaidya Gary, Ind.-based Methodist Hospitals appointed Kim Innes, Julie Kerns and Dena McCormick as assistant vice presidents, according to Building Indiana. Ms. Innes previously served as Methodist Hospital's orthopedic service line director. She holds an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, ...Read More
May 14, 2019

Maria Chicchelly joins Methodist Hospitals as Assistant Vice President of Patient Care Services

Courtesy of The Chronicle Methodist Hospitals announces the appointment of Maria Chicchelly to the position of Assistant Vice President, Patient Care at the Northlake Campus in Gary. Maria has over 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in Acute Medical/Surgical Care, Women’s Health and Inpatient/Outpatient Behavioral Health. She has served ...Read More