March 25, 2015

Beyond the pink ribbons: Methodist Hospitals’ doctors, nurses and staff fight breast cancer every day

Courtesy of Post-Tribune No disease inspires more widespread passion than breast cancer, with people wearing pink and participating in fundraising and educational efforts. “The breast cancer patient can be a mother, a sister, a wife, or an employee,” explains Laurel Valentino, Methodist Hospitals’ director of Oncology Services. “She can be ...Read More
March 19, 2015

Methodist Hospitals: How to select a physician

Courtesy of NWI Times When it comes to the health of your and your family, you want physicians that understand you and will be there whenever you need them. Finding a personal physician is an important step toward a healthier lifestyle. The best physicians offer you a cooperative relationship in ...Read More
March 19, 2015

Methodist Hospitals: How to recognize signs of a heart attack

Courtesy of NWI Times Knowing the signs of a heart attack can save your life. Signs of a heart attack vary according to gender. If you think you might be having a heart attack, stop whatever you are doing and have someone call 911. Every second is counts when treating ...Read More
March 15, 2015

NWI hospitals prepare for changes in the health care industry

Courtesy of NWI Times March 15, 2015 12:00 am  •  Giles Bruce giles.bruce@nwi.com, (219) 853-2584 If there's one thing Northwest Indiana hospitals expect over the next five years, it's change. On a national level, inpatient stays are on the decline as systems are increasingly being incentivized for keeping people out ...Read More
March 10, 2015

Study: Methodist Hospitals reduced infections through widespread use of IV cap

Courtesy of NWI Times March 10, 2015 10:30 pm  •  Giles Bruce giles.bruce@nwi.com, (219) 853-2584 MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals reduced its bloodstream infections by roughly half over a recent 21-month period through the widespread use of IV disinfection caps, according to a study published in a national medical journal. In ...Read More
March 3, 2015

New Methodist Hospitals CEO vows to meet ‘triple aim’ of health care

Courtesy of NWI Times March 03, 2015 9:45 am  •  Giles Bruce giles.bruce@nwi.com, (219) 853-2584 GARY | Methodist Hospitals new president and CEO vowed Monday that in his new role he will focus on meeting the "triple aim" of modern health care. "We're going to work very hard to improve ...Read More