December 12, 2017

Methodist Hospitals’ Focus on Patient Safety Results Protects Against Dangerous Bloodstream Infections

Gary and Merrillville, IN. – Methodist Hospitals’ infection-control experts continue to be national leaders in the prevention of bloodstream infections due to a collaborative effort with highly trained and dedicated nurses. Findings from their most recent study showed zero bloodstream infections over 12 months with use of an innovative “midline” ...Read More
December 4, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Recognized for Fragility Fracture Patient Care

The American Orthopaedic Association’s Own the Bone program recognizes Methodist Hospitals for using best practices to address this silent public health epidemic in health care. A broken bone on a patient with osteoporosis is considered a fragility fracture. Fragility fractures are a serious complication of osteoporosis and often the first ...Read More
November 14, 2017

Living After Loss Support Groups Support is Needed Most During the Holidays

Methodist Hospitals offers Living after Loss Support Groups weekly throughout the year. The holidays are usually the most challenging times and magnify the loss if you have lost a loved one. Living after Loss Support groups are offered at both the Northlake and Southlake Campuses: Mondays at the Southlake Campus ...Read More
November 1, 2017

Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings Offered During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  To help raise awareness about lung cancer Methodist Hospitals is offering Low-Dose Computer Tomography (CT) Lung Cancer screenings for $49. Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings are now covered by Medicare and most insurance plans. Recent research found that Low-Dose CT lung cancer screenings helped ...Read More
October 31, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Chinyere Odeluga to Methodist Physician Group

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Chinyere Odeluga to the Methodist Physician Group Network.  She has served patients in Northwest Indiana for many years.  Dr. Odeluga specializes in Family Medicine and Family Medicine Obstetrics.  Her areas of expertise include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, weight management, infertility, ...Read More
October 30, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Nassir Mansour to Methodist Physician Group

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Nassir Mansour to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. Mansour is a Neurosurgeon. His areas of expertise include Neurovascular Surgery, Neuro-oncology Surgery, Neuro-spine Surgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Facial Pain, Hydrocephalus, and Chiari Malformation. Dr. Mansour is Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at ...Read More
October 23, 2017

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Names Adriana Lyons the 2017 Buyer of the Year For Hospital Pharmacy Leadership

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s leading provider of pharmacy management services, named Adriana Lyons, Pharmacy Technician and Buyer at Methodist Hospitals, the 2017 Buyer of the Year for outstanding pharmacy performance. The award was presented during Comprehensive Pharmacy Services’ Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona in September. “As the leader ...Read More
September 25, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Achieves Magnet® Recognition

Magnet recognition is the highest national honor for nursing excellence 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, ...Read More
September 6, 2017

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

American Heart Association Award recognizes Methodist Hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care 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 ...Read More
August 16, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus Receives Verification as a Level III Trauma Center From The Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons

Methodist Hospital’s Northlake Campus in Gary, IN, has been verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center's dedication to providing optimal care ...Read More
August 16, 2017

American College of Surgeon Information Sheet

American College of Surgeon Information Sheet
July 13, 2017

Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Spread Warmth to Cancer Patients at Methodist Hospitals

For the second year in a row, Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) have donated blankets for patient treated for cancer at Methodist Hospitals.  The 2016 Subaru Loves to Care initiative, a charitable arm of the Subaru Love Promise, allowed LLS and Subaru to reach 30,000 ...Read More
July 5, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Angela Wheeler to Methodist Physician Group

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Angela Wheeler to the Methodist Physician Group.  Dr. Wheeler professional certification includes Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine, and has a Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine from Advocate Lutheran Hospital in Park Ridge, IL. Dr. Wheeler’s areas of expertise ...Read More
June 5, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Awarded Accreditation by The Joint Commission

METHODIST HOSPITALS AWARDED ACCREDITATION BY THE JOINT COMMISSION Methodist Hospitals today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing ...Read More
May 31, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Offering Farmer’s Market

Four years ago after Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment one of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a result Methodist Hospitals Food Services Department began offering a series of Farmer’s Markets and ...Read More
May 17, 2017

Methodist Hospitals to Hold Cancer Survivorship Sunday A Free Day of Pampering for Women who are Cancer Survivors

What: National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual worldwide celebration of life that is held each year on the first Sunday in June.  Methodist is hosting a Cancer Survivorship Sunday event featuring ice cream sundaes, music and fellowship.  Cancer survivor singer and inspirational speaker, Altovise Ferguson, will share her story ...Read More
March 22, 2017

Methodist Hospitals and Franciscan Alliance Announce Letter of Intent

(Gary, Merrillville and Mishawaka, Ind. – March 22, 2017) – Methodist Hospitals and Franciscan Alliance announced today the signing of a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) providing for the integration of the Methodist Hospitals into the Franciscan Alliance system. The proposed transaction would advance the missions of the two systems ...Read More
March 15, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Perry Zack to the Methodist Physician Group

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Perry Zack, D.O. to the Methodist Physician Group.  Dr. Zack is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and has served Northwest Indiana families for more than twenty years. Dr. Zack’s focus is on preventive care and promoting ...Read More
February 27, 2017

The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Breast Centers

Merrillville, IN –Feb 23, 2017– The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals has been named one of America’s Best Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that the Breast Care Center is in the top 7% ...Read More
February 3, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Offering Emergency Medical Technician Training Program

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are front line, healthcare providers. EMTs work in a variety of environments transporting patients between facilities, responding to emergency calls, working in a hospital emergency department and wherever a first-response capability is required. Methodist Hospitals offers two training sessions each year. Applications are now being accepted ...Read More
December 5, 2016

Methodist Hospitals – Northlake Campus in Gary and The Milk Bank partner to open new Milk Depot

Local hospital will now accept human milk donations for The Milk Bank Gary, IN-- Methodist Hospital – Northlake Campus in Gary is partnering with The Milk Bank to open a new milk depot in Indiana. This milk collection site is the second in Lake County and provides a convenient drop ...Read More
December 5, 2016

Methodist Hospitals Holds Annual Service Awards Luncheon to Honor Volunteers

Methodist Hospitals honored 112 Volunteers at their 2016 Annual Service Awards Luncheon. All Volunteers were recognized with special recognition given to 16 Volunteers with over 10 years of service, 9 with over 20 years of service, 2 with over 30 years of service, 1 with over 40 years of service ...Read More
November 22, 2016

Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winners in November 2016

  Methodist Hospitals is a Daisy Award Partner. The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. One nurse from each campus is honored with this award three times a year. Patients and visitors may nominate ...Read More
November 21, 2016

American Heart & Stroke Association Recognizes Methodist Hospitals Patient With Lifestyle Change Award

This year’s recipient of the Lifestyle Change Award is Bennie Muhammad, a Methodist Hospitals cardiac rehab patient. In Oct. 2008, Bennie began experiencing shortness of breath so he went to his doctor's office. He was told that his heart was in atrial fibrillation (beating at 300/minute). The doctor told Bennie ...Read More
November 10, 2016

National Hygiene Specialist® Excellence Award Recognizes Sharon Jones – Environmental Services, Methodist Hospitals in Indiana, Gary Campus

Sharon Jones, a member of the Environmental Services (EVS) team at Northwest Indiana’s Methodist Hospitals, Gary Campus, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Hygiene Specialist® Excellence award sponsored by UMF Corporation, a developer of high-performance infection-prevention products. Jones, a resident of Gary, IN, was nominated for the award ...Read More
October 5, 2016

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Two New Specialists to the Methodist Physician Group – Ashish Patel, M.D., Spine and Scoliosis Surgeon and Omar Perez, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Dr. Ashish Patel’s areas of expertise include pediatric and adult spine deformity, scoliosis and revision spine surgery, cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy, lumbar degenerative pathology including spinal stenosis, spinal tumors, infections and fractures, and herniated discs. Dr. Patel has a Fellowship in Spine and Scoliosis Surgery and served as Chief Fellow ...Read More
October 5, 2016

The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Holds Go Pink Open House

Every year in October hundreds of women across the country gather to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year was no exception at Methodist Hospitals’ Northwest Indiana’s Breast Cancer Center in Merrillville. Close to 100 women gathered for breakfast and a day of pampering that included mini facials, chair massages, ...Read More
September 12, 2016

Methodist Hospitals is Offering Free Prostate Cancer Screening during September – National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Inflatable Prostate will be on display to inform and educate the public about prostate Cancer Prostate cancer awareness month is about being aware and informed. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men in the U.S. Each year more than 29,000 men will die of prostate ...Read More
August 2, 2016

Methodist Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

American Heart Association Award recognizes Methodist Hospitals commitment to stroke care 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 ...Read More
July 11, 2016

Methodist Hospitals Earns National Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Merrillville, IN - The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the cancer program at Methodist Hospitals. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years ...Read More