February 25, 2015

Methodist Hospitals says new heart monitor prevents readmissions

Courtesy of NWI Times February 25, 2015 12:00 am   •   Giles Bruce giles.bruce@nwi.com, (219) 853-2584 MERRILLVILLE | Ed Sperka has been in and out of the hospital the past few years, ever since he underwent open-heart surgery because of cardiac failure. Then his cardiologist told him about a ...Read More
February 24, 2015

Helping high school students focus on future careers

Courtesy of NWI Times February 24, 2015 12:00 am • Lu Ann Franklin Times Correspondent GARY | Internships help high school students explore post-secondary education options and future career choices. On Monday, four female Merrillville High School seniors completed a 10-week internship rotation at Methodist Hospitals by telling the “untold ...Read More
February 20, 2015

Methodist pioneers use of heart failure monitor

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune February 20, 2015 • Merrillville By Christin Nance Lazerus, Contact Reporter • Post-Tribune Merrillville resident Ed Sperka is familiar with the signs at this point. Sperka has heart failure and cardiopulmonary disease, so his legs swell up, his weight goes up and soon he's back in ...Read More
February 18, 2015

Nighttime Nosh: Eating late at night causes health dangers

Courtesy of NWI Times February 18, 2015 11:48 am • Jane Ammeson A long day at work, a busy evening. What’s the harm in unwinding and enjoying a slice of your favorite dessert while checking emails, playing a game on your iPad or watching TV? Actually, a whole lot. “Late ...Read More
February 15, 2015

Family Health & Wellness Fair planned for Feb. 22

Courtesy of NWI Times February 15, 2015 12:00 am   •   Annette Arnold annette.arnold@nwi.com, (219) 548-4359 VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Family YMCA will hold a Family Health & Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Y, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive. Liz Burnham, marketing director for ...Read More
February 12, 2015

New NWI orthopedic, spine center has several specialties under one roof

Courtesy of NWI Times February 12, 2015 12:00 am • Giles Bruce giles.bruce@nwi.com, (219) 853-2584 MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals recently opened an orthopedic and spine center at its Southlake Campus, providing consumers with several surgical specialties under one roof. "We are located over the imaging center and outpatient-surgery center, so ...Read More
February 10, 2015

Methodist Hospitals to Host VIP Reception and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Southlake Campus Orthopedic-Spine Center

Courtesy of NW Indiana Life Written by Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals will hold a VIP Reception and Ribbon Cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new Orthopedic-Spine Center at the Southlake Campus in Merrillville, Indiana. Community leaders, medical staff, hospital leadership and employees will be in attendance. The event will be held ...Read More
February 9, 2015

Methodist Hospitals names Raymond Grady as new president/CEO

Courtesy of NWI Times February 09, 2015 9:30 pm  •  Sarah Reese sarah.reese@nwi.com, (219) 933-3351 GARY | A seasoned health care leader who spent most of his career at NorthShore University Health System will take over as president and CEO of Methodist Hospitals later this month, officials said. Raymond Grady ...Read More
February 4, 2015

Methodist Hospitals honored for outstanding cancer care

Courtesy of NWI Times February 04, 2015 12:05 am • Times Staff Methodist Hospitals was recently presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. Methodist Hospitals was one of only 74 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs and the only hospital ...Read More
February 3, 2015

Family Health & Wellness Fair – Valparaiso Family YMCA/ Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of NW Indiana Life Written by Valparaiso Family YMCA The YMCA’s Partner in Wellness, Methodist Hospitals, and The Valparaiso Family YMCA are holding a Family Health & Wellness Fair on Sunday, February 22nd from 11am to to 1pm at the Valparaiso Family YMCA in Valparaiso. This event is free to ...Read More
February 1, 2015

NWI health care construction remains robust

Courtesy of NWI Times February 01, 2015 12:00 am • Giles Bruce (219) 853-2584, giles.bruce@nwi.com Despite upheaval in the health care industry caused in part by federal reform, medical construction in Northwest Indiana is still going strong. Local hospital systems continue to invest in infrastructure even as inpatient stays nationwide ...Read More