February 26, 2018

Indiana lawmakers act to ensure pregnant women, newborn babies directed to most appropriate care

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Dan Carden INDIANAPOLIS — Pregnant women across Indiana soon may be more likely to deliver their babies at a facility that's best suited to meet the health needs of both mother and child. The General Assembly last week advanced to the ...Read More
February 23, 2018

Methodist Hospital Sheds Light on New AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Written by Anna Ortiz Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. dies of heart disease- but with the right knowledge and lifestyle changes, that number could easily plummet. Methodist Hospital hosted a presentation and blood pressure screenings at Innsbrook Country Club on Thursday, with the hope of ...Read More
February 20, 2018

Monday Marked Launch of Gary’s Broadway Metro Express

Courtesy of Indiana 105.5 FM In Gary, the Broadway Metro Express launched Monday. Gary Transit officials say schedules are available at the Metro Center office as well as online. Additionally, a series of public sessions for the public to learn more about the new bus service that takes riders to ...Read More
February 18, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Celebrates Annual Mardi Gras Benefit

Courtesy of NW Indiana Life Written by Kayla Belec Anyone strolling through Innsbrook Country Club Saturday night could easily have mistaken their surroundings for New Orleans’ famous Bourbon Street. Since 2011, Methodist Hospitals Foundation has been delighting patrons and community members with an annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Benefit. Everything from ...Read More
February 18, 2018

Faces of the Region: The 2018 Methodist Hospitals Mardi Gras Masquerade

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana The 2018 Methodist Hospitals Mardi Gras Masquerade Benefit on Saturday at Innsbrook Country Club.  Photos by Tony V. Martin/ The Times
February 16, 2018

NWI hospitals step up cardiac care game advanced new technologies, minimally invasive procedures

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Christine Bryant ,Times Correspondent For years, patients in Northwest Indiana had no choice but to make the 45- or more-minute trip to Chicago for advanced cardiac care. It’s the nature of living outside the big city, where hospitals are home to ...Read More
February 15, 2018

From the community: 9th Annual Crown Point Community Foundation Volunteer Fair and Blood Drive is Saturday, March 3, 2018

Courtesy of Post-Tribune by Community Contributor Jeanette Huss South Lake County - Are you looking to volunteer? The 9th annual Volunteer Fair is the perfect place to start! Sponsored by the Crown Point Community Foundation, the Volunteer Fair will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March ...Read More
February 7, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Appoints New Assistant Vice Presidents

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Life Sheila Cook and Trischa Turner have been appointed Assistant Vice Presidents. Sheila Cook has over 28 years of dedicated service to Methodist Hospitals, including serving as interim Chief Nursing Officer. She received her nursing degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, and her Master of Science in ...Read More
February 7, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Appoints New Directors

Courtesy of Building Indiana Methodist Hospitals has appointed new Directors of Food Services and Plant Operations. Amy Grzyb is the new Director of Food and Nutrition Services. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in dietetics from Benedictine University and prior to coming to Methodist served as Director of Food Services at ...Read More
February 7, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Appoints New Directors

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Life Methodist Hospitals has appointed new Directors of Food Services and Plant Operations. Amy Grzyb is the new Director of Food and Nutrition Services. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Benedictine University and prior to coming to Methodist served as Director of Food Services ...Read More
February 5, 2018

Methodist Hospitals’ group helps those coping with loss

Courtesy of Post-Tribune Written by Sue Ellen Ross Moving on with life after experiencing the death of someone close can be devastating. Fortunately, there is help available to deal with the aftermath. Methodist Hospitals offers a weekly Living after Loss support group, which is open to the public. It is ...Read More
February 4, 2018

Professionals on the move

Courtesy of the Times of Northwest Indiana Crystal Bynum has been named branch manager of Centier Bank's Merrillville Strack & Van Til in-store branch. The Chicago State University graduate is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Chicagoland Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The branch ...Read More
February 2, 2018

Could ‘fluid biopsy’ help predict heart attacks and strokes? Blood test still being researched, has yet to be FDA approved

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by David Funk People at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes may be easier for doctors to spot in the future through testing for a specific type of cell. Endothelial cells make up a thin layer lining the inside of the ...Read More