April 15, 2020

Methodist Hospitals NICU Babies Get “FaceTime” With Their Moms

The visitor restrictions in place at hospitals across the country can be tough on the families of newborns who are anxious to get to know and hold their little ones. This is especially true for the parents of infants who need to be cared for in a Neonatal Intensive Care ...Read More
April 10, 2020

Methodist Hospitals Launches Telehealth for Its Physician Offices and Immediate Care Centers

Methodist Hospitals today announced that it is offering video appointments for patients at Methodist Physician Group offices and at the Methodist CareFirst Immediate Care Centers. “We wanted to be sure that residents of our communities have access to the health care they need during this period when Indiana residents have ...Read More
March 20, 2020

Methodist Hospital’s Emergency Room Physician Tests Positive for COVID-19

A physician who worked at Methodist Hospitals’ Emergency Department between March 14 and March 16, 2020 has tested positive for COVID-19.  The physician was wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) while interacting with patients during those shifts.  The physician has been placed into quarantine and has not been on duty since ...Read More
March 17, 2020

Methodist Hospitals Confirms First COVID-19 Patient

Methodist Hospitals today confirmed that its Southlake Campus is treating its first patient who tested positive for the virus COVID-19.  The patient presented at the Emergency Department.  All precautions were in place, the patient was assessed and placed in isolation and is now in stable condition. Methodist Hospitals places the ...Read More
March 16, 2020

Nanette S. Farley Joins Methodist Hospitals as Director of Rehabilitation Services

Nanette S. Farley, PT, DPT, CEEAA, GCS, joined Methodist Hospitals in February as Director of Rehabilitation Services.  Nanette most recently served in a similar position at Ottumwa Regional Health Center where she managed a staff of up to 50.  Her career has included patient care in a wide range of ...Read More
March 11, 2020

Methodist Hospitals Appoints New Director Of Cardiovascular Service Line Director

Methodist Hospitals has appointed Roxanne Wicklund, RN, MS, to the position of Service Line Director, Cardiovascular Services.  Roxanne holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Nurse Practitioner Certificate in addition to a Master of Science degree from Purdue University. She has over 25 years of clinical and managerial experience ...Read More
February 18, 2020

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Jennifer Dochee, Structural Interventional Cardiologist, to Methodist Physician Group

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jennifer Dochee, Structural Interventional Cardiologist, to the Methodist Physician Group Network.  Structural and Interventional Cardiology is one of its kind, offering a comprehensive program which includes integrative treatment approaches for patients with atherosclerosis, congenital and structural heart disease and heart ...Read More
December 23, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Donates Supplies to the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Just in time for the New Year

December 19, 2019 - Methodist Hospitals Foundation continued its holiday tradition of donating a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Gary. The supplies included razors, shaving gel, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and paste, slippers, combs, soap and shampoo ...Read More
October 7, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes New Physicians to Methodist Physician Group

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of three (3) new physicians to their Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. Pouya Alijanipour. Orthopedic Spine Surgery Dr. Pouya Alijanipour’s, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, areas of expertise include Degenerative Cervical Disease and Lumber Disorders, Thoracic Spine Disorders, Adult Spine Surgery, Pediatric Spinal Deformity, ...Read More
September 4, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Recognized for Excellence with ACC Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation with PCI

Methodist Hospitals 1st in NWI to provide necessary care, resources to cath lab patients The American College of Cardiology has recognized Methodist Hospitals for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to a cardiac cath lab for care, including diagnostic catheterizations and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures. ...Read More
July 22, 2019

The Neuroscience Institute at Methodist Hospitals Recognized by Two Prestigious Organizations

The American Heart and Stroke Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society recognized the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist Hospitals for their commitment to exceptional patient care. Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Plus Target: Stroke Elite Award. The award recognizes the ...Read More
June 17, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Offers a Variety of Support Groups and Programs This Summer

Cardiac Support Groups is offered to cardiac patients, friends and families to share personal experiences, successes and struggles, to offer one another emotional support and get practical advice and knowledge. This support group is held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am at the Cardiac Rehab (located at ...Read More
May 20, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winner

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. Nurses are honored with this award twice a year.  Patients and visitors may nominate a deserving nurse by filling out ...Read More
April 30, 2019

Maria Chicchelly Joins Methodist Hospitals as Assistant Vice President of Patient Care Services

                    Methodist Hospitals announces the appointment of Maria Chicchelly to the position of Assistant Vice President, Patient Care at the Northlake Campus in Gary.  Maria has over 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in Acute Medical/Surgical Care, Women’s Health and ...Read More
April 15, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Appoints New Assistant Vice Presidents

Methodist Hospitals Appoints New Assistant Vice Presidents Kim Innes, Julie Kerns, and Dena McCormick promoted to Assistant Vice Presidents.  Kim Innes has served as Methodist Hospital’s Orthopedic Service Line Director for more than six years.  She has more than 20 years of successful strategic planning, business development and team building ...Read More
March 11, 2019

Five Employees Received Special Awards during Methodist Hospitals’ 2018 Employee Service Awards Banquet

Methodist Hospitals has a tradition of honoring its employees by holding an annual service awards banquet to recognize employees for their years of service in 5 year increments ranging from 5 to 40 years.  This year 363 employees were recognized with over 400 guests in attendance.  “We hold a variety ...Read More
January 14, 2019

Judy Lindsey Receives 2018 President’s Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Methodist Hospitals is proud to announce that Judy Lindsey was awarded the 2018 President’s Award from the Association of Fundraising Professional (AFP) Chicago Chapter.  The President’s Award honors individuals who have demonstrated high ethical standards and outstanding leadership and service to AFP Chicago, and exemplify the philanthropic spirit of the ...Read More
December 26, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Donates Supplies to the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Just in time for the New Year

December 26, 2018 - Methodist Hospitals Foundation continued its holiday tradition of donating a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Gary. The supplies included razors, shaving gel, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and paste, slippers, combs, soap and shampoo ...Read More
December 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Celebrates 15 years With Heart Walk Team

Top captains from our Heart Walk Captain Celebration shown from left to right:  Constance Adams, Tim Diamond, April Brown, Kevin Parker (Top Heart Walk Captain), Evelyn Morrison, Rev. Dr. David Neville, Penny Holsclaw, Wright Alcorn, Mary Ann Hansen, Beth Byrd, Jim Kirchner and Dawn Smith. INDIANA, December 19, 2018 –The ...Read More
December 11, 2018

Jim Concato Awarded Cancer Control Champion by the Indiana Cancer Consortium

        Jim Concato Awarded CCC by Keylee Wright, Director of the Cancer Control Section, Indiana State Department of Health Jim Concato, Director of Oncology Services  at Methodist Hospitals,  was one of six healthcare professionals awarded 2018 Cancer Control Champion by the Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC).  He was ...Read More
December 11, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winners

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. Nurses are honored with this award three times a year.  Patients and visitors may nominate a deserving nurse by filling ...Read More
December 10, 2018

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program a Holiday Tradition at Methodist Hospitals

Northlake Campus:  Left to right- Maria Hudson – Methodist Hospitals HR Department, Steven Woods –Salvation Army Site Supervisor, Lakisha Jordan -Methodist Hospitals HR Department, and Captain Jennifer Clanton-Salvation Army.   Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together once again in the spirit of the holidays to provide gifts to ...Read More
November 20, 2018

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 8, 2018

Methodist Hospitals to Offer Free Scoliosis Screenings for Children

Up to 9 million people in the U.S. are affected by scoliosis.  Left untreated, scoliosis in a child can lead to life-long deformity and arthritis.  It is important to seek treatment from a doctor if you suspect a child has scoliosis.  Scoliosis screenings are painless and non-invasive. Free scoliosis screenings ...Read More
October 30, 2018

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists to Host Free Fall Community Health Fair Special Guest Appearance by Lamman Rucker, Actor, Educator and Activist

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists, under its signature community-based program Spirit of the Heart, will host a Free Fall Community Health Fair in partnership with other local and national sponsors.  This event will offer lab tests for Glucose, HDL, LDL, Cholesterol and PSA for men.  Free flu ...Read More
October 22, 2018

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists to Host Free Fall Community Health Fair

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists, under its signature community-based program Spirit of the Heart, will host a Free Fall Community Health Fair in partnership with other local and national sponsors.  This event will offer lab tests for Glucose, HDL, LDL, Cholesterol and PSA for men.  Free flu ...Read More
October 8, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Celebrates Renovation of Labor & Delivery Unit

Methodist Hospitals recently celebrated the completion of a major renovation of its Labor and Deliver Unit at the Southlake Campus in Merrillville on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  Located on the second floor of the Southlake Campus the newly renovated unit has been renamed Maternal Infant Care Center to reflect all ...Read More
September 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Community Health Calendar

The following programs are being offered by Methodist Hospitals to members of the Northwest Indiana Community in September, October, November and December. Prepared Childbirth Classes - This is a four-week course designed to assist pregnant mothers and their partner to learn about labor, delivery and the immediate post-partum period. The ...Read More
September 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals University of Chicago Medicine Heart Surgeon to Hold Community Seminar

Dr. Daniel Ciaburri, UChicago Medicine heart surgeon, will hold a seminar for the community about the full range of cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgical services available at Methodist Hospitals.  This free Heart Health event will include blood pressure screenings, a healthy heart cooking demonstration and refreshments.  The event is being ...Read More
September 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Announces Partnership with Lori’s Gifts to Provide Gift Shop Services

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the partnership with Lori’s Gifts, a national operator of hospital gift shop management services across the United States.  With close to 400 shops in hospitals coast to coast and 35 years of healthcare retail experience, they are the nation’s leader in hospital gift shop ...Read More