July 28, 2018

Will the city of Gary always have a hospital?

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Jul 28 02:00 pm Written by: Giles Bruce Over the past 90-plus years, the city of Gary has seen its population rise and fall, jobs appear then vanish, businesses open and shutter. But the hospital at Grant Street and Sixth Avenue has ...Read More
July 28, 2018

Public Encouraged to Donate Blood at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of Indiana 105 • Jul 28 • 07:31 am Methodist Hospitals will be sponsoring a Blood Drive on Friday, August 3rd from 10 am to 4 pm. The drive will be held in the South Pavilion Auditorium at the Northlake Campus on Grant Street in Gary. The public is ...Read More
July 27, 2018

Gary residents offered fresh fruits, vegetables at farmers market

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • Jul 27, 2018 • 03:30 pm Written by: Cain Buchmeier, Post-Tribune Some Gary residents took the opportunity to buy fresh fruits and vegetables Friday at the Methodist Hospital Northlake farmers market in Gary. Methodist has been offering the Gary farmers markets since a 2013 Community ...Read More
July 26, 2018

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine education for health care professionals

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader A Road to an HPV Cancer Free Generation Methodist Hospitals is partnering with the American Cancer Society and the Indiana Immunization Coalition to present an educational seminar to health care professionals only on “HPV Vaccine: A Road to an HPV Cancer Free Generation.” Attendees will ...Read More
July 26, 2018

Gary’s Free Back 2 School Health Fair and Give-A-Way Aug. 11

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader The City of Gary will again this year partner with Community HealthNet Health Centers, Covering Kids & Families of Indiana and other health agencies and businesses in presenting the Back 2 School Health Fair and Give-a-way; “Join the C.h.a.s.e” on Saturday, August 11, 2018. The ...Read More
July 25, 2018

With food insecurity an issue, some organizations try to help

Courtesy of The Post Tribune Written by Cain Buchmeier For the past five years, Methodist Hospitals Northlake have been helping to provide Gary residents with access to fresh, affordable food through a series of farmer’s markets. “Recognizing that many residents of Gary and surrounding areas have limited access to fresh ...Read More
July 22, 2018

News briefs: Farmers market, musical, White Sox night

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Methodist Hospitals offers farmers market Methodist Hospitals Food Services Department offers a series of farmers markets and food fairs at wholesale prices to promote nutrition and enhance the availability of fresh produce to Gary and surrounding communities. The farmers market will be on ...Read More
July 21, 2018

Farmer’s Markets return to Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of The Gary 411 Fresh fruits and vegetables sales start Friday at Northlake Campus Five years ago, Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment. One of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a ...Read More
July 19, 2018

After failed merger attempt with Franciscan Alliance, Methodist Hospitals continues to explore partnerships

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce After a merger attempt with Franciscan Alliance failed earlier this year, Methodist Hospitals says it is continuing to consider alliances with other health care systems. Methodist President and CEO Ray Grady said the hospital group, with campuses in Gary ...Read More
July 19, 2018

Book giveaway in Gary aims to stem summer learning slide

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • Jul 19 Written by Meredith Colias-Pete Sheree Pratt said it has been a struggle to convince her son to read books during the summer, but visits to the Gary Literacy Coalition’s annual book giveaway may change that. Aaron, 10, has a month before he starts ...Read More
July 18, 2018

News briefs: Crime Watch meeting, Hammond Lakefront Park and Bird Sanctuary workday

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Jul 18, 2018 Written by Times Staff Crime Watch meeting Join the Crime Watch meeting at 7 p.m. July 19 in the Hammond Housing Authority conference room, 1402 173rd St. Community Resource Officer Sgt. J. Muta will be featured at the meeting. ...Read More
July 17, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Recognize Nurses during National Nurses Week

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • July 17, 2018 Written by Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals celebrates National Nurses Week each year to honor and recognize the dedication of their nurses. This year’s Nursing Excellence & Outstanding Caregiver Awards were awarded to: Ashleigh Warburton, RN, ICU Unit, Nursing Excellence Award Winner Whitney Houston, ...Read More
July 16, 2018

Women’s health in the spotlight

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • July 16, 2018 Written by Sue Ellen Ross, Post-Tribune Girls just want to have fun, and more than 75 area women recently lived up this adage during, Healthy Night Out With The Girls at Methodist Hospital Southlake. “This is much more than I expected,” said ...Read More
July 16, 2018

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Pampers and Educates Women at Healthy Night Out with the Girls

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • July 16 10:21 am Written by Celine Tucker The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus hosted a Healthy Night Out with Girls event to give women a chance to pamper themselves and get some much-needed information on cervical cancer. Once the check-in ...Read More
July 15, 2018

News briefs:

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • July 15, 2018 Written by Times Staff STEM Camp HAMMOND — There is still time to sign up for Bishop Noll Institute's STEM Camp for Kids taking place weekly through July 27 at the high school, 1519 Hoffman St. BNI's faculty and ...Read More
July 15, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Named One of America’s Best Breast Centers

Courtesy of Building Indiana • July 15, 2018 Methodist Hospitals has been named one of America’s Best Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is in the top ...Read More
July 13, 2018

Methodist Hospitals offering Farmer’s Market

Courtesy of Black News Portal • July 13, 2018 Five years ago after Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment one of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a result Methodist Hospitals Food Services ...Read More
July 13, 2018

Methodist Hospitals offering Farmer’s Market

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • July 13, 2018 By crusader Five years ago after Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment one of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a result Methodist Hospitals ...Read More
July 12, 2018

Methodist Hospitals to Offer Farmer’s Market Again in 2018

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • July 12, 2018 Written by Methodist Hospitals Five years ago after Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment one of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a result Methodist Hospitals ...Read More
July 11, 2018

Fitch affirms ‘BBB’ rating on The Methodist Hospitals, revises outlook to negative

Courtesy of Becker's Hospital Review • July 11, 2018 04:17 pm Written by Alia Paavola Fitch Ratings affirmed its "BBB" rating on Gary, Ind.-based The Methodist Hospitals' series 2014A revenue refunding bonds and assigned its "BBB" issuer default rating to the health system. Concurrently, Fitch removed the bonds from rating ...Read More
July 10, 2018

Northwest Indiana medical professionals treat fireworks injuries with care, caution

Courtesy of NWITimes • July 10, 2018 10:36 pm Written by Giles Bruce For Jason Kapera, Fourth of July was never the same after 1990. He was 10 years old when, while watching people light off fireworks on the sidewalk, one of them rained down on him, burning his arm. ...Read More
July 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives the 2018 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • July 10, 2018 Written by Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals has been named one of America’s Best Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is ...Read More
July 9, 2018

Friends: Scott McKee was a great family man, father and husband

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • July 9, 2018 Written by Carmen McCollum HEBRON — Family and friends remember Scott McKee as a great guy and a family man, supportive of his wife and three children. McKee, 37, died Saturday of massive blunt force trauma at the scene ...Read More
July 8, 2018

Professionals on the move

Courtesy of NWITime • July 8, 2018 Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis and Dr. William Conte have joined Methodist Hospitals' Methodist Physician Group Network. McGhee-Lewis’s areas of expertise include pregnancy, annual gynecology exams and pap smear, gynecologic surgeries and pelvic pain. Her office is located at 8777 Broadway, Suite D, Merrillville. Conte ...Read More
July 2, 2018

Methodist Hospitals welcomes Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis to physician network

Courtesy of Black News Portal • July 2, 2018 Methodist Hospitals recently announced the addition of Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. McGhee-Lewis’ areas of expertise include Pregnancy, Annual Gynecology Exams and Pap Smear, Gynecologic Surgeries and Pelvic Pain. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and ...Read More
July 2, 2018

Methodist Hospitals welcomes Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis to physician network

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • July 2, 2018 By crusader Methodist Hospitals recently announced the addition of Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. McGhee-Lewis’ areas of expertise include Pregnancy, Annual Gynecology Exams and Pap Smear, Gynecologic Surgeries and Pelvic Pain. She is Board Certified in ...Read More