June 27, 2018

Methodist Hospitals’ employees give back to the community

Courtesy of The Gary 411 News Celebrated National Hospital Week with donation to Brother's Keeper According to the American Hospitals Association’s website, during the month of May, National Hospital Week is celebrated in hospitals throughout the United States and gives an opportunity to honor staff for their efforts in saving ...Read More
June 27, 2018

Family Fun, Food, and Fireworks- RailCats Announce 2018 Schedule

Courtesy of The Chronicle The Gary SouthShore RailCats schedule is loaded with family fun as the RailCats kick off the 2018 season at U.S. Steel Yard. RailCats fans can enjoy nine giveaways, ten fireworks shows, and numerous special events. Get in the patriotic spirit with our Independence Day Fireworks Super Show on ...Read More
June 26, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Two New Specialists

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two new specialists, Dr. William Conte, and Dr. Veda McGhee-Lewis. Dr. Conte’s is a neurologist from the University of Chicago. His areas of expertise include multiple sclerosis, neuroimmunology, neuromyelitis optica, (NMO, NMO-SD, Devic’s disease), transverse myelitis, neuroinfectious disease, and neurologic complications ...Read More
June 26, 2018

Gary mayor seeks donations to fight crime in face of $17M budget deficit, recent rash of gun violence

Courtesy of The Marietta Daily Journal Written by Lauren Cross GARY — Pointing to last weekend’s gun violence that killed one and injured 16, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is soliciting donations to fill what she calls a "gaping hole" in the cash-strapped city’s anti-crime strategy. Her city administration is already budgeting ...Read More
June 25, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives Full Certification from CDC in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes With Proven Program

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Did you know that people with prediabetes; (individuals with higher-than-normal blood glucose levels) are 5 to 15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with normal blood glucose levels? In fact, many people with prediabetes can be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within five ...Read More
June 25, 2018

Methodist Hospitals’ Employees Gives Back to the Community During National Hospital Week

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife According to the American Hospitals Association’s website, during the month of May, National Hospital Week is celebrated in hospitals throughout the United States and gives an opportunity to honor staff for their efforts in saving and improving the lives of citizens in communities they service. While hospitals ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Crown Point man has ‘spectacular’ outcome after severe blood clot

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Giles Bruce In February, Billy Pierce's leg was feeling funny. He pulled up his pants. His left leg was three times larger than his right one. The 50-year-old Crown Point man went to the hospital, where he was told it was a blood clot. ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Crown Point man has ‘spectacular’ outcome after severe blood clot

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce In February, Billy Pierce's leg was feeling funny. He pulled up his pants. His left leg was three times larger than his right one. The 50-year-old Crown Point man went to the hospital, where he was told it was ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Northwest Indiana health briefs: Hospitals awards money to Region students

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary awards $21,000 to area students Twenty area students pursuing a higher education degree in health care have been named recipients of the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary scholarship program for the 2018-19 academic school year. A total of $21,000 was ...Read More
June 20, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Foundation’s Eighth Annual Golf Outing Takes A Swing At Raising Funds For the Northwest Indiana Orthopedic and Spine Center

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Philanthropy comes in many forms. When folks can give to a great cause, play a round of golf, and network with others in their field at the same time, it’s a win-win situation all around, which is exactly what Monday’s Methodist Hospitals Foundation Masters Golf Outing was ...Read More
June 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis, Obstetrics and Gynecology, To the Methodist Physician Group Network

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Veda McGhee- Lewis to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. McGhee-Lewis’s areas of expertise include Pregnancy, Annual Gynecology Exams and Pap Smear, Gynecologic Surgeries and Pelvic Pain. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is ...Read More
June 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. William Conte, Neurologist from the University of Chicago, To Methodist Physician Group

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition Dr. William Conte, Neurologist from the University of Chicago, to the Methodist Physician Group. Dr. Conte’s areas of expertise include Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology, Neuromyelitis Optica, (NMO, NMO-SD, Devic’s disease), Transverse myelitis, Neuroinfectious disease, and Neurologic complications of autoimmune disease. ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Podiatrists Drs. Dennis W. Smith and Bruce J. Brincko to Methodist Physician Group Network

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two (2) new Podiatrists, Dr. Dennis W. Smith and Dr. Bruce J. Brincko, to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Drs. Brinko and Smith’s areas of expertise include skin, nail and soft tissue infections/issues, diabetic foot care, wound care, ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Two New Podiatrists

Courtesy of Building Indiana Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two new Podiatrists, Dr. Dennis W. Smith and Dr. Bruce J. Brincko, to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Drs. Brinko and Smith’s areas of expertise include skin, nail and soft tissue infections/issues, diabetic foot care, wound care, ...Read More
June 13, 2018

Methodist Offers Parkinson’s Support Group, Kickboxing and Yoga Classes

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals offers a variety of programs for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August: The Kickboxing Class for Parkinson’s patients promotes muscle memory, coordination and balance. This class is held every Monday, 11:00 a.m. to 12 ...Read More
June 13, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in 2018

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Methodist ...Read More
June 5, 2018

Healthcare, Behind the Scenes

Courtesy of Building Indiana Written by Nick Dmitrovich Change happens all the time in Hoosier healthcare. Each passing year brings new ideas and innovations to the industry, introducing trends that reshape the way patients receive treatment across the state. It’s common to catch headlines about new facilities, technologies, and methods ...Read More
June 5, 2018

Simulation Learning and Transfer in Undergraduate Nursing Education: A Grounded Theory Study

Courtesy of Healio Journal of Nursing Education Written by David A. Miles, PhD, CRNA, APN Abstract Background:Experiential learning through simulation allows students to improve their cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills. Yet, the process of how simulation learning transfers to clinical learning remains unanswered. Method:The classical grounded theory method was used ...Read More
June 1, 2018

Northwest Indiana health briefs: St. Catherine Hospital nurse gets award

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 1, 2018 4:30 am Written by Time Staff St. Catherine honors nurse St. Catherine Hospital celebrated their healthcare professionals’ talents of leadership, skill and compassionate care during National Nurses Week through a series of special events. Sixteen nurses received recognition at ...Read More
May 30, 2018

Gary SouthShore Railcats 2018 Season Revs Up!

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • May 30, 2018 03:31 pm Written by Kayla Belec You don’t have to love baseball to have a blast at a RailCats game. The Gary SouthShore RailCats 2018 season is now underway. Game after game is lined up with rivals such as the Chicago Dogs facing ...Read More
May 28, 2018

RailCats host Methodist Hospitals’ cancer survivors and patients

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • May 28, 2018 10:49 pm Contributed By: The 411 News National Cancer Survivors Day is Sunday, June 3 Methodist is honoring cancer survivors and their loved ones during the Gary Southshore Railcats baseball game vs. Fargo-Moorhead at the U.S Steel Yard. National Cancer Survivors ...Read More
May 17, 2018

RailCats Explosive Opening Weekend Features Fireworks, Jersey Giveaway, & B

Courtesy of OurSports Central • May 17, 2018 10:23 am May 17, 2018 - American Association (AA) - Gary SouthShore Railcats News Release FRIDAY, MAY 18TH VS ST. PAUL SAINTS - 7:10PM OPENING DAY! HOOSIER LOTTERY TICKET GIVEAWAY! MAGNET SCHEDULE PRESENTED BY NW INDIANA ORTHOPEDIC & SPINE CENTER AT METHODIST ...Read More
May 11, 2018

Longtime Gary physician honored with room dedication at IUN

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • May 11, 2018 6:00 am Written by Times Staff GARY — When Dr. Clarence Boone began medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine in 1952, he was one of only five African-Americans to do so. Of those, he was the only ...Read More
May 10, 2018

American Shared Hospital Services Announces Contract to Supply a Gamma Knife Perfexion System to Methodist Hospitals-Southlake Campus, Merrillville, Indiana

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • May 10, 2018 03:04 pm Written by Methodist Hospitals AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES (NYSE American: AMS), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, announced today that it has entered into a contract to supply a Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ system ...Read More
May 10, 2018

American Shared Hospital Services First Quarter Net Income Increased 33.1%

Courtesy of Financial Buzz • May 10, 2018 11:09 am Written by BUSINESSWIRE LIVE FEED AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES (NYSE AMERICAN:AMS) (the "Company"), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2018. First Quarter Results ...Read More
May 9, 2018

American Shared Hospital Services Announces Contract to Supply a Gamma Knife Perfexion System to Methodist Hospitals-Southlake Campus, Merrillville, Indiana

Courtesy of The Daily Times • May 9, 2018 07:03 am SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES (NYSE American: AMS), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, announced today that it has entered into a contract to supply a Gamma Knife® ...Read More
May 7, 2018

Dr. Clarence Boone honored with room dedication at IU Northwest

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • May 7, 2018 7:47 pm Contributed By:Erika Rose, IU Northwest Office of Communications Esteemed Gary physician spent career serving IU, medical education, and communities of Northwest Indiana When Dr. Clarence Boone began medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine in 1952, he was ...Read More
May 7, 2018

Esteemed Gary Physician Honored With Room Dedication at IU Northwest

NWIndianaLife.com • May 7 4:07 pm Written by Indiana University Northwest When Dr. Clarence Boone began medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine in 1952, he was one of only five African-Americans to do so. Of those, he was the only one to graduate in four years. A well-known ...Read More
May 4, 2018

IU honors its own trail blazer, retired Gary physician

Chicago Tribune • May 4, 2018 12:05 pm Written by Carole Carlson, Post-Tribune When Dr. Clarence Boone was 10 years old, his stepfather became seriously ill. A doctor came to their Gary home, but instead of examining the patient, he sang lullabies. “I didn’t like that,” said Boone. He made ...Read More
May 2, 2018

Forum highlights health challenges for Northwest Indiana children

Chicago Tribune • May 2, 2018 9:00 am Written by Meredith Colias-Pete, Contact Reporter, Post-Tribune Northwest Indiana has work to do on a range of troubling healthcare statistics including smoking, infant mortality, obesity and opioid addiction, according to a panel of health professionals. About 50 people attended the forum Tuesday ...Read More