December 15, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Continues Tradition of Donating Supplies to the Salvation Army Gary’s Adult Rehabilitation Center Just in time for the Holidays

Methodist Hospitals donated a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the 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 we all take for granted. “We are proud to be ...Read More
December 10, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes New Director of Compensation and Benefits

Sally A. Ramirez has joined Methodist Hospitals as Director of Compensation and Benefits. Sally served as Corporate Director of Compensation and Benefits at Majestic Star Casino. She holds a B.S. Degree from Purdue University and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management.
November 18, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Announces New Medical Staff Officers

Methodist Hospitals new Medical Staff Officers were announced at the October General Medical Staff meeting to lead over 600 physicians who serve the communities medical needs. They are as follows: President – Raied Abdullah, M.D., Nephrologist President-Elect – Abdul Kawamleh, M.D., Cardiologist Secretary – Thessa Robertson, M.D, Emergency Medicine Treasurer ...Read More
November 14, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Selected As One of The Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplaces

Gary, Indiana – November 14, 2014. - Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Chicago Tribune’s Top 100 Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on ...Read More
November 6, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Named to the Top 500 of the 2014 HomeCare Elite

Gary, IN - November 6, 2014 – Methodist Hospitals today announced that it has been named to the Top 500 of the 2014 HomeCare Elite™, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its ninth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent ...Read More
October 16, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Begins Employee of the Month Program – Methodist Announces August Employee of the Month Winners

Northlake Campus Thaddeus Agee, Health Unit Partner (lives in Griffith, Indiana) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Thaddeus is a very compassionate individual. He is responsive to the needs of the staff, physicians, and our patient's families. Recently, there was a family member who was visiting a patient in the ICU who ...Read More
October 8, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Makes Multi-Million Dollar Investment in Advanced Diagnostic Imaging: Taps Siemens to Bring Latest Equipment to Methodist

Gary, IN—(October 8, 2014)—Methodist Hospitals recently signed an $11 million dollar agreement with Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc. to replace all of its diagnostic imaging equipment with the latest technologies available. The first phase of this agreement to be completed in 2014 will be a multi-million dollar investment in Siemens’ ...Read More
September 23, 2014

Family Health & Wellness Fair – Valparaiso Family YMCA/ Methodist Hospitals – Sunday, September 28

At the Valparaiso Family YMCA - Free to Members & the Community The YMCA's Partner in Wellness, Methodist Hospitals, and The Valparaiso Family YMCA are holding a Family Health & Wellness Fair on Sunday, September 28, from 12:30 to 3:30pm at the Valparaiso Family YMCA in Valparaiso. This event is ...Read More
September 4, 2014

Methodist Hospitals to Host VIP Reception and Press Conference Celebrating Approval as “In Process” Trauma Center by the Indiana Department of Health

What: Methodist Hospitals’ Northlake Campus in Gary will hold a VIP Reception and Press Conference to celebrate the approval as a Level III “in process” Trauma Center. Who: Community leaders, medical staff, hospital leadership and employees will be in attendance. The following individuals will be speaking and will be available ...Read More
August 12, 2014

IMA Physicians Recognized for Outstanding Achievement by EndoGastric Solutions

Physicians affiliated with Internal Medicine Associates (IMA) and the Methodist Hospitals GERD Center were recognized by EndoGastric Solutions Inc. for outstanding achievement for their ongoing contributions to treating and improving the quality of life for patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) also known as acid reflux. Gastroenterology physicians Drs. Daniel ...Read More
July 30, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Announces Enrollment of First Participants in Major International Study on Predicting Patients at Increased Risk of Heart Attacks

Methodist Hospitals is one of 100 international sites participating in this major research initiative, and is the first site in Indiana to begin enrolling some of the study’s 9,000 participants. Methodist Hospitals announced the enrollment of the first participants in the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study, a large-scale, multi-center, international study ...Read More
July 28, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors elects new officers

Mamon Powers, Jr., was elected chairman of Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors at the board’s June meeting. Powers, who has been on the board since 2001, replaces William Braman, who served as the Board’s chairman from June 2010 through June 2014 and had served on the board since 1993. Braman ...Read More
July 10, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Announces National CEO Search

The Methodist Hospitals, Inc. Board of Directors voted to initiate a national search for a President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization in meeting the challenges and opportunities it will face in the coming years. The first step in this search process will be to convene a multidisciplinary ...Read More
July 2, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Boosts Patient Safety with Expanded Use of Capnography

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication Gary, IN—(June 25, 2014)—Methodist Hospitals recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients ...Read More
June 27, 2014

City of Gary, Ivy Tech Northwest, Methodist Hospitals and NIPSCO Announce Fitness Partnership

In an unprecedented display of collaboration to inspire personal growth among employees and greater community wellbeing, the City of Gary, Ivy Tech Community College Northwest, Methodist Hospitals, and NIPSCO are holding “Fitness Fridays.” These diverse partners offer employees an eclectic range of activities, ranging from line dancing to a “Biggest ...Read More
June 25, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Boosts Patient Safety with Expanded Use of Capnography

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication Methodist Hospitals recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small ...Read More
May 12, 2014

Methodist Hospitals to Hold Spring Community Health Fair at the Gary Southshore Railcats Stadium

What: Methodist Hospitals will hold their Spring Community Health Fair offering free health screenings, free health information, and a Railcats Concourse Challenge featuring a Walk or Run around the stadium to promote good health and exercise to members in the community. All participants will receive a free pedometer. Also offered ...Read More
April 28, 2014

Methodist Holds Annual Service Award Banquet to Recognize Employees

Methodist Hospitals honored employees by recognizing their dedication and commitment to the mission of Methodist Hospitals at their annual Service Awards Banquet. The 2014 Service Award Banquet, honoring employees who have reached five-year service milestones honored a total of 303 people who had reached service milestones of five years or ...Read More
April 7, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

Methodist Hospitals has once again received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Methodist was the first hospital in Northwest Indiana to receive this award. Get With The ...Read More
April 2, 2014

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Receives Women’s Choice Award As One of America’s Best Breast Centers

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals honored for providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and ...Read More
February 11, 2014

Methodist Hospitals Partners with Valparaiso Family YMCA to Hold Second Annual Health Fair

Methodist Hospitals will hold their second annual community health fair in partnership with the Valparaiso Family YMCA. Community Health Fair offerings will include sampler classes such as Zumba, Yoga, Boot Camp and Pilates, free health screenings, free health information, raffles, free gifts and much more. Who: The Health Fair is ...Read More
January 2, 2014

Methodist Hospitals to Hold Free Affordable Care Act Information Sessions

Methodist Hospital’s Affordable Care Act Navigators and Certified Application Counselors will host free Affordable Care Act information Sessions in the first quarter of 2014. Dates are as follows: Thursday, January 9, from 3 to 6 p.m. - Northlake Campus, Seyl Auditorium Sat. Jan. 25, 8:30 a.m. to noon - Southlake ...Read More
December 23, 2013

Cr Works, Inc. Donates Stuffed Animals to Methodist Pediatric Units

Cr Works, Inc. donated stuffed animals to the Methodist Hospital’s pediatric units just in time for the holidays. Stuffed animals were donated to CR Works by Pet Smart. CR Works is a non-profit organization located at 4950 Broadway in Gary, Indiana.
December 23, 2013

Methodist Hospitals’ Employees Share Warmth This Holiday Season

Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together in the spirit of the holidays to hold a holiday food drive and provide gifts to children in need. Perishable food items were donated to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. Employees once again teamed up with the Salvation Army to donate ...Read More
December 18, 2013

Methodist Hospitals Auxiliary Awards Nursing Scholarships at Annual Luncheon

Two Methodist Hospitals LPNs were honored and awarded LPN to RN scholarships to complete their Registered Nursing degrees at Methodist Hospital’s Annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon. The LPN to RN Scholarship program was started by the Auxiliary in 2011. This year’s scholarship recipients were Keith Leigh and Latoya Haggard.
December 17, 2013

Methodist Hospitals Donates Supplies to the Salvation Army Gary’s Adult Rehabilitation Center Just in time for the Holidays

Methodist Hospitals donated a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the 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 we all take for granted. “We are proud to ...Read More
December 16, 2013

Methodist Welcomes new Management staff

RAYMOND MARTINEZ – DIRECTOR OF SECURITYRaymond holds a B.S. from Indiana University. He is NIMS (National Incident Management System) and IAHSS certified and maintains memberships with American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) and International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).   RAYFEAEL GULLATT – DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND NUTRITIONAL ...Read More
December 6, 2013

Methodist Hospitals Opens GERD Center

Methodist Hospitals announces the opening of a GERD Center at their Southlake Campus in Merrillville for the treatment and management of patients with GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) and other related conditions. The GERD Center provides patients access to a full array of diagnostics, treatments, and technologies that accurately diagnose and ...Read More
December 6, 2013

Methodist Hospitals Wins Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award

Methodist Hospitals has been chosen to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award given by outcomes firm Studer Group®. The hospital received the award—which was presented at the 11th annual What’s Right in Health Care® conference—for their exemplary “most improved” results on the HCAHPS patient survey. Studer Group® gives its ...Read More
November 22, 2013

Methodist Hospitals Honored by HIMSS Analytics with Stage 6 Recognition

Methodist Hospitals Honored by HIMSS Analytics with Stage 6 Recognition As of August 2013, 10.2 percent of the more than 5,400 U.S. hospitals tracked by HIMSS Analytics had reached Stage 6 on its Electronic Medical Record Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM). As of August 2013, there were 556 US hospitals that have ...Read More