June 13, 2017

Two surgeons are better than one for innovative spinal procedure at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Bob Moulesong At Methodist Hospitals, two fellowship-trained spinal surgeons are on the forefront of an innovative procedure that gives patients with disabling conditions a better chance of a normal life with fewer complications. Drs. Ashish Patel and Elian Shepherd are spinal surgeons who perform ...Read More
June 11, 2017

Cancer survivors honored

Courtesy of NWI Times MERRILLVILLE — Singer and inspirational speaker Altovise Ferguson shared her story about cancer survivorship and provided musical entertainment at Methodist Hospitals Cancer Survivorship Sunday event held at Methodist Hospitals’ Oncology Institute at Southlake Campus. The event was attended by cancer survivors and their friends and families. ...Read More
June 10, 2017

Experts: NWI hospital merger could face government scrutiny

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Giles Bruce Antitrust experts say the possible merger between Franciscan Alliance and Methodist Hospitals likely will face regulatory scrutiny. Hospitals intending a merger of that size are required to notify the Federal Trade Commission, which in recent years has successfully blocked several such mergers ...Read More
June 9, 2017

Methodist Hospital’s Breast Care Center Welcomes Women to Healthy Night Out With The Girls

Courtesy of NW Indiana Life Written by Hardy Willis Thursday night, women from all around the Region came together for Methodist Hospital’s Healthy Night out with the Girls at the hospital’s Breast Care Center in Merrillville. When the center was founded, its primary focus was breast care and cancer detection, ...Read More
June 7, 2017

Special thanks to the Hometown Festival days 2017 Sponsors

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 7, 2017 Main Event Sponsor: City of Crown Point Food & Arts Entertainment Sponsor: Strack & Van Til, Ashleigh Marlow marlowar@s-vt.com Bud Light: The Official Beer of the 2017 Hometown Festival Days Beer Garden Sponsors: American Community Bank, Greg Gordon greg@acbanker.com; Glass ...Read More
June 6, 2017

Methodist Employees Give Back to the Community during Hospital Week

Courtesy of The Chronicle • June 6, 2017 Written by Chronicle Staff. Posted in Community News National Hospital Week is celebrated in hospitals throughout the United States to celebrate the women and men who support the health and wellbeing of their communities through dedication and compassionate care during a week ...Read More
June 6, 2017

Cancer Survivors Inspired at Cancer Survivorship Sunday

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • Healthcare System • June 6, 2017 WRITTEN BY: Methodist Hospitals Cancer survivor singer and inspirational speaker, Altovise Ferguson, shared her story about cancer survivorship and provided musical entertainment at Methodist Hospitals Cancer Survivorship Sunday event held on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Methodist Hospitals’ Oncology Institute ...Read More
June 5, 2017

Education, standardized interventions and accountability: How continual electronic monitoring improves patient outcomes

Courtesy of Becker's Hospital Review • June 5, 2017 Written by Tamara Rosin As hospital reimbursement becomes more closely linked to quality outcomes, clinical and administrative leaders are looking for the right tools to standardize training and intervention protocols to prevent adverse events and improve outcomes. Although most hospitals recognize ...Read More
June 5, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Awarded Accreditation by the Joint Commission

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • June 5, 2017 WRITTEN BY: Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s ...Read More
June 5, 2017

Gerald R. “Doc” Yarnell

Courtesy of Daily Journal • June 5, 2017 By Staff Reports MOORESVILLE Gerald R. “Doc” Yarnell, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Franklin United Methodist Community. He was a resident of Mooresville and former resident of Franklin. Doc was born Dec. 2, 1938 in Washington to Jasper Emmitt ...Read More
June 2, 2017

Methodist Hospitals wants to put community at ease on merger

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • June 2, 2017 Contributed By:The 411 News CEO Grady: This will make us stronger What’s good for The Methodist Hospitals and what worries some hospital staff and community members about the proposed merger with Franciscan Health Alliance got a hearing at Wednesday night’s town ...Read More
June 1, 2017

Crowd expresses reservations at possible hospital merger

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • Meredith Colias • June 1, 2017 02:43 pm By Meredith Colias • Post-Tribune The Service Employee International Union and the NAACP's Gary chapter held a town hall meeting at Ivy Tech Wednesday night to discuss how Methodist employees would be affected by a potential merger ...Read More