July 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives the 2018 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Breast Centers

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 Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is in the top 8% of 4,812 U.S. hospitals offering breast care ...Read More
June 25, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives Full Certification from CDC in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes With Proven Program

  Did you know that people with prediabetes; (individuals with higher-than-normal blood glucose levels) are 5 to 15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with normal blood glucose levels?  In fact, many people with prediabetes can be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within five years. Prevent ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Free Weight Loss Surgery Seminars and Support Group Offered

Methodist Hospitals offers weight loss surgery seminars for individuals considering weight   loss surgery. The seminars are informational and offer information about weight loss and surgery options. The session is open to all interested individuals and their family and friends. Weight loss surgery seminars are offered at Merrillville and Michigan City ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Offers Support Groups This Summer

The support groups are offered are: Cardiac Support Groups is offered to cardiac patients, family and friends 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 a.m. ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist Offers Lactation Walk-in Clinic and Prepared Childbirth Class

Methodist Hospitals is offering a lactation walk-in clinic and a prepared childbirth class for mothers. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August. The free walk-in clinic is for prenatal and postnatal breastfeeding mothers where mothers can share stories, make connections and learn about available ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist offers Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes and Support and Education Group

Methodist Hospitals offers a variety of programs for patients with Diabetes. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August: Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes involve all aspects of treatment education as well as prevention of chronic complications. This class is held the first three Wednesdays of ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Podiatrists Drs. Dennis W. Smith and Bruce J. Brincko to Methodist Physician Group Network

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two (2) new Podiatrists, Dr. Dennis W. Smith and Dr. Bruce J. Brincko, to the Methodist Physician Group Network.  Drs. Brinko and Smith’s areas of expertise include skin, nail and soft tissue infections/issues, diabetic foot care, wound care, sports medicine, heel ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospital’s Presents Preventing Cervical Cancer Starts with the HPV Vaccine

What: Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis, Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, will educate women on the prevention of cervical cancer and the HPV vaccine at Healthy Night Out with the Girls. The HPV vaccine can help reduce the risk of developing cervical and other cancers.  She will talk about the importance ...Read More
June 7, 2018

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

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 to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Methodist Hospitals additionally received ...Read More
April 2, 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
March 27, 2018

Four Employees Receive 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 45 years.  This year 321 employees were recognized with over 400 guests in attendance.  “We host many events ...Read More
February 7, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Appoints New Directors

Methodist Hospitals has appointed new Directors of Food Services and Plant Operations. • Amy Grzyb is the new Director of Food and Nutrition Services. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Benedictine University and prior to coming to Methodist served as Director of Food Services at Mercy Hospital & ...Read More
January 24, 2018

Jim Renneker Joins Methodist Hospitals as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Jim Renneker, MSN, RN, FACHE joined Methodist Hospitals on December 11, 2017, as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Jim joins Methodist from Loretto Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.  Prior to working at Loretto Hospital as Vice President and CNO, he worked as Vice President and CNO at Highland Hospital ...Read More
January 11, 2018

Methodist Hospitals and Franciscan Alliance Agree to Suspend Merger Talks

In 2016, spurred by significant shifts within the healthcare industry, Methodist Hospitals Board and Leadership embarked on a process to consider partnering with another health care system. Over the past 10 months, exclusive discussions have been conducted with Franciscan Alliance.  During this time, leadership from both systems and our communities ...Read More
December 29, 2017

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

December 29, 2017 - Methodist Hospitals Foundation once again donated 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 – many items ...Read More
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