A Leader in Health Care

Notable Bests

Oncology
• Accreditated by the American College of Surgeons Commission on
  Cancer since 1974
Cardiovascular
• Awarded the AHA's 2011 Get with the Guidelines Silver Performance
  Achievement Award for Congestive Heart Failure
Laboratory Services
• Earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™
Womens Services
• First Hospital in Northwest Indiana to gain NAPBC Accreditation
• 2011 Designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by American
  College of Radiology
NeuroScience
• Primary Stroke Certification by Healthcare Facilities
  Accreditation Program (HFAP)
• Awarded the Gold Performance Achievement Award in 2011 by the
  American Heart and Stroke Association for our Stroke Program

Notable Firsts For The Region

2011 - First Multispecialty Navigational Operating Room Suite
2011 - First in Indiana and among 50 nationwide to offer 3D breast
            tomosynthesis
2011 - First in Indiana to acquire Optical Coherence Tomography
2010 - First to implement EPIC electronic medical records across
            the system
2009 - First Flat Panel Biplane Technology for Neurovascular
            Intervention
2007 - First weight loss surgery program to be designated Center of
            Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric
            Surgery
2003 - First Gamma Knife Center in region
2002 - First MS Center designated by the MS Society
1992 - First to administer Intra-Arterial tPA
1984 - First all-in-one birthing suites
1976 - First and only hospital designed as Regional Coordinating Center             for emergency medical training district
1974 - First accredited Comprehensive Cancer Program
1951 - First Psychiatric Unit in county
1947 - First Physical Therapy department in county