June 27, 2018

Methodist Hospitals’ employees give back to the community

Courtesy of The Gary 411 News Celebrated National Hospital Week with donation to Brother's Keeper According to the American Hospitals Association’s website, during the month of May, National Hospital Week is celebrated in hospitals throughout the United States and gives an opportunity to honor staff for their efforts in saving ...Read More
June 27, 2018

Family Fun, Food, and Fireworks- RailCats Announce 2018 Schedule

Courtesy of The Chronicle The Gary SouthShore RailCats schedule is loaded with family fun as the RailCats kick off the 2018 season at U.S. Steel Yard. RailCats fans can enjoy nine giveaways, ten fireworks shows, and numerous special events. Get in the patriotic spirit with our Independence Day Fireworks Super Show on ...Read More
June 26, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Two New Specialists

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two new specialists, Dr. William Conte, and Dr. Veda McGhee-Lewis. Dr. Conte’s is a neurologist from the University of Chicago. His areas of expertise include multiple sclerosis, neuroimmunology, neuromyelitis optica, (NMO, NMO-SD, Devic’s disease), transverse myelitis, neuroinfectious disease, and neurologic complications ...Read More
June 26, 2018

Gary mayor seeks donations to fight crime in face of $17M budget deficit, recent rash of gun violence

Courtesy of The Marietta Daily Journal Written by Lauren Cross GARY — Pointing to last weekend’s gun violence that killed one and injured 16, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is soliciting donations to fill what she calls a "gaping hole" in the cash-strapped city’s anti-crime strategy. Her city administration is already budgeting ...Read More
June 25, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives Full Certification from CDC in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes With Proven Program

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Did you know that people with prediabetes; (individuals with higher-than-normal blood glucose levels) are 5 to 15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with normal blood glucose levels? In fact, many people with prediabetes can be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within five ...Read More
June 25, 2018

Methodist Hospitals’ Employees Gives Back to the Community During National Hospital Week

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife According to the American Hospitals Association’s website, during the month of May, National Hospital Week is celebrated in hospitals throughout the United States and gives an opportunity to honor staff for their efforts in saving and improving the lives of citizens in communities they service. While hospitals ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Crown Point man has ‘spectacular’ outcome after severe blood clot

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Giles Bruce In February, Billy Pierce's leg was feeling funny. He pulled up his pants. His left leg was three times larger than his right one. The 50-year-old Crown Point man went to the hospital, where he was told it was a blood clot. ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Crown Point man has ‘spectacular’ outcome after severe blood clot

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce In February, Billy Pierce's leg was feeling funny. He pulled up his pants. His left leg was three times larger than his right one. The 50-year-old Crown Point man went to the hospital, where he was told it was ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Northwest Indiana health briefs: Hospitals awards money to Region students

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary awards $21,000 to area students Twenty area students pursuing a higher education degree in health care have been named recipients of the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary scholarship program for the 2018-19 academic school year. A total of $21,000 was ...Read More
June 20, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Foundation’s Eighth Annual Golf Outing Takes A Swing At Raising Funds For the Northwest Indiana Orthopedic and Spine Center

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Philanthropy comes in many forms. When folks can give to a great cause, play a round of golf, and network with others in their field at the same time, it’s a win-win situation all around, which is exactly what Monday’s Methodist Hospitals Foundation Masters Golf Outing was ...Read More
June 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis, Obstetrics and Gynecology, To the Methodist Physician Group Network

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Veda McGhee- Lewis to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. McGhee-Lewis’s areas of expertise include Pregnancy, Annual Gynecology Exams and Pap Smear, Gynecologic Surgeries and Pelvic Pain. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is ...Read More
June 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. William Conte, Neurologist from the University of Chicago, To Methodist Physician Group

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition Dr. William Conte, Neurologist from the University of Chicago, to the Methodist Physician Group. Dr. Conte’s areas of expertise include Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology, Neuromyelitis Optica, (NMO, NMO-SD, Devic’s disease), Transverse myelitis, Neuroinfectious disease, and Neurologic complications of autoimmune disease. ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Podiatrists Drs. Dennis W. Smith and Bruce J. Brincko to Methodist Physician Group Network

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two (2) new Podiatrists, Dr. Dennis W. Smith and Dr. Bruce J. Brincko, to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Drs. Brinko and Smith’s areas of expertise include skin, nail and soft tissue infections/issues, diabetic foot care, wound care, ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Two New Podiatrists

Courtesy of Building Indiana Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two new Podiatrists, Dr. Dennis W. Smith and Dr. Bruce J. Brincko, to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Drs. Brinko and Smith’s areas of expertise include skin, nail and soft tissue infections/issues, diabetic foot care, wound care, ...Read More
June 13, 2018

Methodist Offers Parkinson’s Support Group, Kickboxing and Yoga Classes

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals offers a variety of programs for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August: The Kickboxing Class for Parkinson’s patients promotes muscle memory, coordination and balance. This class is held every Monday, 11:00 a.m. to 12 ...Read More
June 13, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in 2018

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Methodist ...Read More
June 5, 2018

Healthcare, Behind the Scenes

Courtesy of Building Indiana Written by Nick Dmitrovich Change happens all the time in Hoosier healthcare. Each passing year brings new ideas and innovations to the industry, introducing trends that reshape the way patients receive treatment across the state. It’s common to catch headlines about new facilities, technologies, and methods ...Read More
June 5, 2018

Simulation Learning and Transfer in Undergraduate Nursing Education: A Grounded Theory Study

Courtesy of Healio Journal of Nursing Education Written by David A. Miles, PhD, CRNA, APN Abstract Background:Experiential learning through simulation allows students to improve their cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills. Yet, the process of how simulation learning transfers to clinical learning remains unanswered. Method:The classical grounded theory method was used ...Read More
June 1, 2018

Northwest Indiana health briefs: St. Catherine Hospital nurse gets award

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 1, 2018 4:30 am Written by Time Staff St. Catherine honors nurse St. Catherine Hospital celebrated their healthcare professionals’ talents of leadership, skill and compassionate care during National Nurses Week through a series of special events. Sixteen nurses received recognition at ...Read More