January 31, 2017

Meet Rita Rendina, Career Caregiver and Senior Mammography Technologist at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospital

Courtesy of  NWIndianaLife.com • January 31, 2017 By Sam Malkowski When she first started with Methodist Hospitals, Rita Rendina had the option to work at the Northlake location, but instead she decided to work at the Soutlake location. This was a decision that would lead Rita to a dream job that ...Read More
January 29, 2017

Advancements in heart health

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • January 29, 2017 By Karyn Brodsky When Sonny and Cher recorded the song “The Beat Goes On” in the 1960s, it’s improbable that anyone then could even imagine the progress that medical science has made in cardiac health. Although today’s statistics on ...Read More
January 27, 2017

Gary’s State of City Address Set for Feb. 24 – Speech to highlight institutions, communities

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • January 27, 2017 By Crusader Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will deliver her annual State of the City address at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 24 at the Genesis Convention Center, 1 Genesis Plaza. The mayor will once again outline progress in the city as she continues ...Read More
January 27, 2017

Tips from local experts to keep your heart healthy

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • January 27, 2017 When you want good advice about heart health, don’t forget about the professionals who oversee the all-important components of excellent nutrition, fitness and cardiac rehab. We went straight to some local experts for updates on what they are doing ...Read More
January 26, 2017

Northwest Indiana Health Institutions Team with Indiana University School of Medicine – Northwest – Gary to Provide Local Residency Opportunities to Local Students

Courtesy NWIndianaLife.com • January 26, 2017 By Taylor Irby You might remember that back in 2014, there was some talk about a shortage of primary care physicians in Northwest Indiana. While this is still may be the case, we’re here to bring you the good news, as always. Many of ...Read More
January 26, 2017

Northwest Indiana Health Institutions Team with Indiana University School of Medicine – Northwest – Gary to Provide Local Residency Opportunities to Local Students

Courtesy of PortageLife.com • January 26, 2017 By Taylor Irby You might remember that back in 2014, there was some talk about a shortage of primary care physicians in Northwest Indiana. While this is still may be the case, we’re here to bring you the good news, as always. Many ...Read More
January 26, 2017

Medical residency program one step closer to reality – Health care leaders sign letter of intent to form IUSM-led consortium

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • January 26, 2017 By Crusader Leaders from nine Northwest Indiana health care institutions gathered at Indiana University School of Medicine – Northwest – Gary (IUSM-NW-G) on Tuesday, Jan. 24 to sign a formal letter of intent leading to the creation of the Northwest Indiana ...Read More
January 25, 2017

9 Indiana hospitals sign letter of intent to create medical residency consortium

Courtesy of Becker's Hospital Review • January 25, 2017 By Alyssa Rege Leaders from nine northwest Indiana health organization signed a letter of intent to create a medical residency consortium to train future physicians based at local hospitals, community health centers and mental health agencies. The Northwest Indiana Graduate Medical ...Read More
January 24, 2017

Consortium Aims to Address Doctor Shortage

Courtesy of Inside INdiana Business • January 24, 2017 By Alex Brown GARY - A group of leaders representing nine health care institutions in northwest Indiana has signed a formal letter of intent to create a consortium to address a shortage of doctors in the region. The Northwest Indiana Graduate ...Read More
January 24, 2017

Group aims to bring medical residencies to northwest Indiana

Courtesy of Daily Herald • January 24, 2017 By Associated Press GARY, Ind. -- Officials say members of the medical student class of 2019 at Indiana University-Northwest in Gary could be the first to do their residencies in the region. Representatives of nine health care providers signed a letter of ...Read More
January 24, 2017

Residency program inked IUN med students

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • January 24, 2017 By Meredith Colias Indiana University Northwest announced an initial agreement on Tuesday between nine local health care providers to begin offering a residency program for its medical students. The move aims to give prospective medical students a missing piece of their education ...Read More
January 24, 2017

Group aims to bring medical residencies to northwest Indiana

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • January 24, 2017 GARY, Ind. (AP) — Officials say members of the medical student class of 2019 at Indiana University-Northwest in Gary could be the first to do their residencies in the region. Representatives of nine health care providers signed a letter ...Read More
January 24, 2017

Hospitals, health centers unite to bring medical residents to NWI

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • January 24, 2017 By Giles Bruce GARY — Several Northwest Indiana hospitals and health centers have come together to bring dozens of medical residents to the Region. Leaders of the the new organization say it will bolster both medical education and care ...Read More
January 24, 2017

IUN to open area’s first medical residency program in 2019

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • January 24, 2017 Contributed By:The 411 News Nine medical facilities will help train new doctors Their future is here, in northwest Indiana, for Indiana University Northwest Medical School students. With the signing of a Letter of Intent Tuesday morning in the atrium of the ...Read More
January 20, 2017

Northwest Indiana health briefs

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • January 20, 2017 By Times Staff Dogs and owners celebrate a year of pleasing patients Living a philosophy of “man’s best friend also can be a healer,” Franciscan Health Crown Point celebrated the first anniversary of its pet therapy program in December, ...Read More
January 9, 2017

NWI hospitals aim to keep patients in the Region

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • January 9, 2017 By Giles Bruce Dr. Hussam Suradi keeps a lot of Northwest Indiana residents from having to travel to Chicago for health care. The interventional cardiologist has recently been expanding the cardiovascular service line at Munster Community Hospital and St. ...Read More
January 6, 2017

THE DRUM MAJOR AWARD

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • January 6, 2017 By Dana Rettig, Gary Crusader The Gary Frontiers Service Club annually recognizes individuals who have shown a personal commitment and dedication to serving others. Eight individuals have been nominated as Dr. Martin Luther King Marchers; they will now also be considered ...Read More
January 6, 2017

NWI health experts say you can die of broken heart

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • January 6, 2017 By Giles Bruce When actress Debbie Reynolds died Dec. 28, one day after the death of her daughter, "Star Wars" star Carrie Fisher, many people speculated that Reynolds died from grief. But is this an actual medical phenomenon? Northwest ...Read More
January 1, 2017

Region Roundup

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • January 1, 2017 By Times Staff Hospital brings holiday cheer MICHIGAN CITY — About 29 less fortunate families were provided with holiday food and gifts, thanks to an annual Christmas basket program at Franciscan Health Michigan City. The program has taken place ...Read More