June 21, 2019

Methodist Hospitals offer a variety of support groups and programs this summer

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • June 21, 2019 Cardiac, Stroke & Head Injury, Loss of Loved One, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Sometimes talking with people who are going through what you're going through can help the healing process. At Methodist Hospitals, we hope you will find that connecting with others ...Read More
June 19, 2019

America’s favorite past time- RailCats’ 2019 promotional schedule loaded with family fun, fireworks

Courtesy of The Chronicle • June 19, 2019 Written by Chronicle Staff The Gary SouthShore RailCats promotional schedule is loaded with family fun as the RailCats kick off the 2019 season at the Steel Yard. RailCats fans can enjoy eight giveaways, twelve fireworks shows, and numerous special events. Since Opening ...Read More
June 8, 2019

Chair yoga provides the discipline’s balance, stretching, strength benefits to those with limitations

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 8, 2019 Written by Jane Ammeson Times Correspondent Yoga is designed to increase flexibility, balance, strength and range of movement. Add a chair and some modifications to poses and the discipline is opened to those with mobility issues, says Arlene Santiago, ...Read More
June 7, 2019

Northwest Indiana breast milk donation drive collects more than 1,000 ounces of ‘liquid gold’

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 7, 2019 Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — Northwest Indiana's first-ever breast milk donation drive collected about 1,400 ounces of the so-called liquid gold here this week. The event was held Tuesday at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus and brought in donations ...Read More
June 6, 2019

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at the Methodist Hospital present Healthy Night Out

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • June 6, 2019 Written by Taylor Bundren Many people have loved ones that have suffered from breast cancer. It’s important to be familiar with the risk factors and signs of breast cancer in order to know when to reach out to a medical professional for a ...Read More
June 5, 2019

What’s The Top Health Issue Employers Should Be Concerned About?

Courtesy of Building Indiana • June 5, 2019 Written by Nick Dmitrovich What’s the top health issue employers should be concerned about? Why should they care? How can they address the issue? Building Indiana reached out to health experts from around the state to learn more about their recommendations for ...Read More
June 5, 2019

Changes made to plan for Merrillville apartment complex

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • June 5 05:00 am Written by Rob Earnshaw The Merrillville Plan Commission is expected to take action June 18 on a proposed apartment complex near 93rd Avenue and Broadway that will be geared toward young medical professionals. About a dozen nearby residents attended a hearing ...Read More
May 31, 2019

Women can donate leftover breast milk Tuesday in Northwest Indiana

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Women can donate their leftover breast milk at the Region's first-ever breast milk donation drive Tuesday in Merrillville. The Milk Bank and Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus are co-hosting the event, which will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Classroom 2 (basement ...Read More
May 31, 2019

Gary NAACP to honor Crusader publisher at annual banquet

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader The Gary Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has announced that its 54th Annual Life Membership Banquet will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Genesis Convention Center located ...Read More
May 30, 2019

Go Red for Women raises heart health awareness

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Written by Hannah Reed Dianna Winborn passed out at a gas station two years ago while she was in the middle of filling her car up with gas — it was a pivotal moment, but it wasn’t where her journey with heart health started. Her issues ...Read More
May 25, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winner

Courtesy of The Gary 411 Celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day 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 ...Read More
May 24, 2019

Portage man survives brain cancer with precision technology

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — Ron Johnson just wanted to get back out on the golf course. And thanks to the latest in radiation technology, the Portage retiree was able to hit the links the day after his recent treatment for brain ...Read More
May 22, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Offering Farmer’s Market

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com Methodist Hospitals Food Services Department will once again be offering a series of Farmer’s Markets to promote nutrition and enhance the availability of fresh produce to the Gary and surrounding communities. The Farmer’s Market will be held on the following Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ...Read More
May 15, 2019

Methodist Hospitals selects 3 assistant VPs

Courtesy of Becker's Hospital Review Written by Anuja Vaidya Gary, Ind.-based Methodist Hospitals appointed Kim Innes, Julie Kerns and Dena McCormick as assistant vice presidents, according to Building Indiana. Ms. Innes previously served as Methodist Hospital's orthopedic service line director. She holds an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, ...Read More
May 14, 2019

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

Courtesy of The Chronicle 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 Inpatient/Outpatient Behavioral Health. She has served ...Read More
May 9, 2019

Merrillville hospital health fair offers a checkup for spring

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Written by Sue Ellen Ross Checking her health numbers periodically is important to Marian Thompson since she had a stroke last year. According to the Gary resident, she can’t visit her doctor each month, so the next best thing is to attend health events where free ...Read More
May 8, 2019

Times names Northwest Indiana’s best nurses

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce HOBART — Nurses take care of the sickest among us, working long hours. They are, in some cases, literally, lifesavers. But there are no Oscars or Grammys for nurses. On Tuesday, they got their due. To celebrate National Nurses ...Read More
May 7, 2019

A Final Message on the Eve of Election Day

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader Dear Voter: As we approach May 7, 2019, I want to take this opportunity to address you collectively one last time. The first is that education matters. When rebuilding a city with decades of challenges, it is necessary to engage with people in the public ...Read More
May 6, 2019

Methodist Hospitals pampers and encourages cancer survivors at annual Spring Spa Day

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com Written by Dan Petreikis Receiving a cancer diagnosis is certainly a life-changing event, but with the help of outstanding medical care and support, it doesn’t necessarily have to be life-ending. For over ten years, Methodist Hospitals has held their annual Spring Spa Day, continuing their commitment to ...Read More
May 3, 2019

Methodist Hospitals blesses, dedicates new outpatient pharmacy

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • May 3 12:30 am Written by Curtis Hankins Methodist Hospitals’ Northlake Campus is turning into a healthcare oasis in Gary. On Wednesday, the hospital celebrated the opening of their Outpatient Pharmacy with a blessing and dedication led by hospital and city officials. The pharmacy first opened ...Read More
May 3, 2019

Methodist Hospitals blesses, dedicates new outpatient pharmacy

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com Written by Curtis Hankins Methodist Hospitals’ Northlake Campus is turning into a healthcare oasis in Gary. On Wednesday, the hospital celebrated the opening of their Outpatient Pharmacy with a blessing and dedication led by hospital and city officials. The pharmacy first opened in March, and since then ...Read More
May 2, 2019

Methodist Northlake campus opens pharmacy for Gary residents

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • May 2, 2019 By Carole Carlson, Post-Tribune Citing a decline in retail pharmacies in Gary, Methodist Hospitals Northlake campus opened its own. “Over the years, many businesses have left; we’re here for the long haul,” said Raymond Grady, the hospital’s president and chief executive officer ...Read More
May 2, 2019

Methodist Northlake campus opens pharmacy for Gary residents

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Written by Carole Carlson Citing a decline in retail pharmacies in Gary, Methodist Hospitals Northlake campus opened its own. “Over the years, many businesses have left; we’re here for the long haul,” said Raymond Grady, the hospital’s president and chief executive officer during a Wednesday dedication ...Read More
May 1, 2019

Methodist Hospitals opens pharmacy at Northlake Campus

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • May 1, 2019 New outlet offers prescription and over-the-counter services to the public “May this be a place to serve the community’s needs,” was Rev. Dr. David Neville’s prayer at Wednesday’s blessing and dedication of Methodist Hospitals new pharmacy at its Northlake Campus in ...Read More
May 1, 2019

Methodist Hospitals opens pharmacy at Northlake Campus

Courtesy of The Gary 411 New outlet offers prescription and over-the-counter services to the public “May this be a place to serve the community’s needs,” was Rev. Dr. David Neville’s prayer at Wednesday’s blessing and dedication of Methodist Hospitals new pharmacy at its Northlake Campus in Gary. Since 2017, the ...Read More
May 1, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Appoint Assistant VP

Courtesy of Inside INdiana Business • May 1, 2019 By Reed Parker, Writer/Reporter Methodist Hospitals has appointed Maria Chicchelly to the position of Assistant Vice President, Patient Care at the Northlake Campus in Gary. Chicchelly has over 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in Acute Medical/Surgical Care, Women’s Health ...Read More
May 1, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Appoint Assistant VP

Courtesy of Inside INdiana Business Written by Reed Parker Methodist Hospitals has appointed Maria Chicchelly to the position of Assistant Vice President, Patient Care at the Northlake Campus in Gary. Chicchelly has over 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in Acute Medical/Surgical Care, Women’s Health and Inpatient/Outpatient Behavioral Health. ...Read More
April 30, 2019

Methodist Hospital Southlake’s screenings & smoothies spring health fair

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • April 30, 2019 Written by Andrea Marvel Community members lined up out the door Saturday morning to participate in Methodist Hospital’s Screenings & Smoothies Spring Health Fair. The annual event invites the community to learn more about their individual health and the services available to them ...Read More
April 30, 2019

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

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • April 30, 2019 Written by Methodist Hospitals 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 ...Read More
April 24, 2019

News briefs: Memorial service, spring community health fair, spring concert

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • April 24, 2019 Memorial Service for perinatal loss MICHIGAN CITY — Franciscan Health recognizes the pain that families go through in perinatal loss and provides services to those seeking care and comfort. There will be a memorial service for "Remembering Our Babies" ...Read More