September 29, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Achieves Highest National Honor for Nursing Excellence

Courtesy of Building Indiana Methodist Hospitals achieved Magnet recognition in September as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. With this credential, Methodist Hospitals joins the global community ...Read More
September 29, 2017

Neighbors calendar

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Monday The Clothesline Project Exhibit returns to IU Northwest The Women's and Gender Studies Program at Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and community to view "The Clothesline Project" Monday through Oct. 12 in the Moraine Student Center, 3400 Broadway, Gary. The T-shirt exhibit is part ...Read More
September 22, 2017

Methodist panel promotes community heart health: ‘A matter of life and death’

Courtesy of Post-Tribune Written by Meredith Colias Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's experience with heart disease became personal when her steelworker father died three decades ago. Only 57, the cause was a massive heart attack, she said. Earlier that day, when she "left the house, told him I was going somewhere," ...Read More
September 21, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Receive Magnet Distinction from American Nurses Credentialing Center

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com Written by Peter Krivas Early Wednesday morning at the Methodist Hospital Southlake campus, a filled room of nurses and administrators, including CEO Raymond Grady, waited on hold with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to receive a special recognition. A live feed camera, streaming to the Northlake ...Read More
September 21, 2017

Region-Wide Health & Harmony Fair Day – Sept. 23

Courtesy of Gary Crusader The City of Gary will host the 2nd annual region-wide Health & Harmony Fair and the 4th annual First Ladies Health Day sponsored by Walgreens on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Genesis Convention Center, 1 Genesis Center Plaza. The Health Fair ...Read More
September 20, 2017

Veterans wellness session focuses on healthy cooking, smoothies

Courtesy of Post Tribune Written by Sue Ellen Ross Residents in NWI Veterans Village are learning quite a bit since they partnered with Methodist Hospital for a year-long wellness program. The weekly sessions focus on a properly managed diet, nutrition, exercise and prevention of obesity and diabetes. "We've had great ...Read More
September 18, 2017

Laurie Pilla Finds Reward and Inspiration While Caring for Women in Northwest Indiana

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com Written by Jennifer Bissonnette For any woman, a visit to a breast care center can be stressful and nerve-wracking. Whether for an annual exam or a specialized visit, it’s an appointment most don’t look forward to. However, caring, compassionate staff can make all the difference at these ...Read More
September 17, 2017

INDIANA’S OPIOID EPIDEMIC Babies are being born addicted to opioids in Indiana at alarming rates. Help isn’t always available.

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Giles Bruce The Valparaiso couple arrived at the hospital, the woman already in labor. A staff member wheeled her to the delivery unit, but it was too late. She gave birth in the wheelchair. That was the first sign. The newborn also had goosebumps. ...Read More
September 14, 2017

Training for the worst: Crews respond to mock disaster at water treatment plant

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Sarah Reese GARY — It was the worst-case scenario: A tank of chlorine rolled off the back of a delivery truck and leaked more than 2,000 pounds of deadly chlorine gas in 10 minutes. In the mock disaster drill at Indiana American Water's Borman ...Read More
September 13, 2017

Northwest Indiana oncologists offer the latest in cancer treatment

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Giles Bruce Five years ago, Nilda Seuberling said she had to talk herself into getting out of bed in the morning. The Lake Station woman was tired all the time. Bruises covered her body. She couldn't muster the energy to continue caring for her ...Read More
September 11, 2017

Prostate cancer treatment advances in Northwest Indiana

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Carrie Rodovich In the last 10 or 15 years, treatment for prostate cancer has changed dramatically, going from traditional surgery to robotic surgery to no treatment at all. Prostate cancer is uncommon in men younger than 50, but it becomes more prevalent as men ...Read More
September 10, 2017

Go Pink Party planned at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • September 10, 2017 08:35 am By Times Staff MERRILLVILLE — The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals will be holding a Pink Party on Oct. 7 celebrating their five-year anniversary in honor of breast cancer awareness month in October. This ...Read More
September 8, 2017

Methodist Hospitals receives quality award for stroke care

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • September 8, 2017 By: Methodist Hospitals Speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients 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 and success in ...Read More
September 6, 2017

METHODIST HOSPITALS RECEIVES AWARD FOR STROKE TREATMENT

Courtesy of Building Indiana • September 6, 2017 11:26 am 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 and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, ...Read More
September 5, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Receives 2017 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • September 5, 2017 By: Methodist Hospitals 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 and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, ...Read More