Press Conference at Methodist Hospitals to announce partnership with IUN 

Feb 25
2009

Methodist Hospitals Partnership with Indiana University Northwest

Methodist Hospitals is hosting a press conference to announce their partnership with Indiana University Northwest (IUN). Methodist Hospitals has had a longstanding relationship with IUN and is now engaged in several collaborative projects with IUN.

WHO: Ian McFadden, CEO/President, Methodist Hospitals
         Denise Dillard, VP Government & External Affairs, Methodist Hospitals
         Pat Bankston, Assistant Dean & Director, Indiana University Northwest
         Bruce Bergland, Chancellor, Indiana University Northwest
         Michael McGee, MD, Medical Director Emergency Services, Methodist Hospitals, Medical Director, Health and
         Wellness Center IUN
         Charlie Brown, State Representative

WHAT: Methodist Hospitals is hosting a press conference to announce their partnership with Indiana University Northwest.

WHERE: Methodist Hospitals
             Administration Building (building next to main hospital building)
             Seyl Auditorium
             Bruce Bergland, Chancellor, Indiana University Northwest
             600 Grant Street
             Gary, IN 46402

WHEN: 10 a.m., Friday, February 27, 2009

WHY: The event will highlight the partnership between Methodist Hospitals and Indiana University Northwest and what this partnership encompasses:

  • Methodist’s partnership with the Health & Wellness Center to provide services for IUN students, faculty and staff,
  • Partnering with IUN as Methodist positions itself to provide the best sub specialty care available in Northwest Indiana.
  • The formation of a task force being led by Methodist Hospitals, Indiana University, state legislators, and city leadership to begin the due diligence in exploring the concept of building a new teaching hospital in Gary, Indiana. This task force will be a collaborative effort of partners combining their efforts to study the feasibility of a teaching hospital in Northwest Indiana. This facility will improve the quality of healthcare in Northwest Indiana and serve as an economic development engine for the region.

For more information or to interview/photograph Methodist Hospital employees, please contact me, my contact information is located below.

Amber Raza
Marketing and Corporate Communications
P: 219.886.4474
F: 219.886.4592
E: araza@methodisthospitals.org

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