January 30, 2019

With the extreme cold, Northwest Indiana residents should watch out for these health conditions

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Jan 30, 2019 Written by Giles Bruce With arctic, er Antarctic, cold descending on Northwest Indiana, many local residents will be inside, tucked under blankets or warming by the fireplace. But for those who have no choice but to be outside, Region medical ...Read More
January 27, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Mardi Gras Masquerade Benefit

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • Jan 27, 2019 Helping to Save the Lives of Our Patients with Heart Disease Heart disease is the No.1 cause of death in the U.S. In the last 12 months, the lives of more than 200 of Methodist Hospitals patients were changed because the ...Read More
January 25, 2019

“Drum Majors” honored at Frontiers King Memorial Breakfast

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • Jan 25, 2019 By crusader Contributed by The 411 News Quietly they serve – fulfilling the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Their names will not fill the pages of history as does Dr. Martin Luther King’s. But the Gary Frontiers Service Club ...Read More
January 25, 2019

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center unpacks why women shouldn’t fear mammograms

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • Jan 25, 2019 Written by Kayla Belec With any health screening, it’s important to make appointments with the mindset of preventing potential risks from escalating. At Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center of Methodist Hospitals, patients are encouraged to schedule their annual mammograms, regardless of whether they ...Read More
January 20, 2019

‘Drum Majors’ honored at Frontiers King Memorial Breakfast

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • Jan 20, 2019 Contributed By:The 411 News Quietly they serve – fulfilling the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Their names will not fill the pages of history as does Dr. Martin Luther King’s. But the Gary Frontiers Service Club assures us at ...Read More
January 19, 2019

‘Tremendous heart for service’ reflected in Gary Frontiers honorees

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Jan 19, 2019 GARY — One promotes health care in this city. The others maintain their business in Gary, support teachers and education, fought for workers' rights or rewrote fire safety procedures. Those five people earned Drum Major and Marcher awards Saturday ...Read More
January 18, 2019

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

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • Jan 18, 2019 Written by Methodist Hospitals 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 ...Read More
January 18, 2019

Is BMI helpful or hooey? Times reporter discovers the best way to determine your healthy weight

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Jan 18, 2019 The story starts with an argument with my boss. The other day I told my editor I was overweight. She said I wasn't. I told her my body mass index proves it. She said BMI is B.S. I've been ...Read More
January 17, 2019

Gamma Knife Perfexion System Supplied by American Shared Hospital Services Begins Treating Patients at Methodist Hospitals, Merrillville, Indiana

Courtesy of The Lethbridge Herald - FinancialContent • Jan 17, 2019 San Francisco, CA - (NewMediaWire) - January 17, 2019 - AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES (NYSE American: AMS), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, announced today that physicians have begun treating patients ...Read More
January 17, 2019

Gamma Knife Perfexion System Supplied by American Shared Hospital Services Begins Treating Patients at Methodist Hospitals, Merrillville, Indiana

Courtesy of Daily Herald - FinancialContent • GlobeNewswire News Releases • Jan 17, 2019 By: American Shared Hospital Services via GlobeNewswire News Releases San Francisco, CA, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES (NYSE American: AMS), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for ...Read More
January 17, 2019

Gary Frontiers Club honors five at annual MLK breakfast

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Jan 17 06:00 am Written by Steve Euvino GARY — Memories of those pioneers in the decades-long fight for civil rights justice will be rekindled Saturday at the Gary Frontiers Service Club’s 40th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast. Nearly ...Read More
January 15, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Signs New Contract for Streamline Health® eValuator™ Automated Pre-bill Analysis Solution

Courtesy of Crain Business Insurance - Financial Content ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / January 15, 2019 / Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), provider of integrated solutions, technology-enabled services and analytics supporting revenue cycle optimization for healthcare enterprises, today announced it signed a contract with Methodist Hospitals in Northwest Indiana ...Read More
January 12, 2019

Free Weight Loss Surgery Seminars and Support Group

Courtesy of The Gary 411 In Merrillville & Michigan City in the New Year for a New You 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 ...Read More
January 5, 2019

Methodist Hospitals celebrates 15 years with Heart Walk

Courtesy of The Gary 411 Team captains help Methodist claim top spot in fundraising The American Heart Association and Methodist Hospitals have been teaming up for the last 15 years in the fight against heart disease and stroke through support of various programs and events. One of the ways they ...Read More
January 4, 2019

Franciscan limits visitors as preemptive strike against flu

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Written by Michelle L. Quinn Holiday houseguests may have left, but flu — the one no one wants — is in season and at least one Northwest Indiana health-care system is working to shorten its visit. Franciscan Health Hospitals announced Jan. 2 restrictions on visitors to ...Read More
January 3, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Celebrates 15 Years With Heart Walk Team

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife The American Heart Association and Methodist Hospitals have been teaming up for the last 15 years in the fight against heart disease and stroke through support of various programs and events. One of the ways they do so is through the Methodist Hospitals Heart Walk Team. “It ...Read More
January 3, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Foundation donates supplies to ARC for the New Year

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader 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 ...Read More
December 31, 2018

Empowering people to make healthy choices

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • December 31, 2018 Written by Sue Ellen Ross • Post-Tribune Renee Patikas believes that everyone is entitled to up-to-date medical information, presented by professionals, and knowledge of neighborhood businesses and organizations that can enhance their community experience. To that end, the local businesswoman recently hosted ...Read More
December 28, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Foundation donates supplies to Salvation Army

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • December 28, 2018 Contributed By:The 411 News Gary's Adult Rehabilitation Center receives year of supplies -- Just in time for the New Year Methodist Hospitals Foundation continued its holiday tradition of donating a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the Northwest ...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

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • December 26, 2018 05:23 am Written by: Methodist Hospitals 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, ...Read More
December 23, 2018

Goodwill Nurse-Family Partnership Lake County celebrates their first client graduation

Courtesy of Newsbug.info • December 23, 2018 12:00 am On Nov. 14, Goodwill Nurse-Family Partnership Lake County celebrated their first client graduation. Nurse-Family Partnership partners first time pregnant mothers with registered nurses to guide them throughout their pregnancy and until the child turns two years old and graduates from the ...Read More
December 21, 2018

More Northwest Indiana hospitals hone attacks on cancer; better technology improving detection and treatment

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 21, 2018 Written by Giles Bruce More local hospitals are investing in a technology they say helps better detect and treat cancer. Franciscan Alliance and Porter Health Care System are the latest Northwest Indiana hospital groups to get new PET/CT scanners, ...Read More
December 20, 2018

Free breakfast not enough

Courtesy of The News Dispatch • December 20, 2018 06:42 pm Written by JEFF MAYES - Staff Writer New community center next step in nurse's 'idea' MICHIGAN CITY – Alisa Simmons, nurse and minister, saw a problem in 2014, and had "an idea" for how to help. On Saturday, her ...Read More
December 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals names new Daisy Award winners

Courtesy of The Chronicle • December 19, 2018 01:25 pm Written by Chronicle Staff. Posted in Community News & People in the News 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 ...Read More
December 18, 2018

Top 10 Health Articles from NWIndianaLife in 2018

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • Dec 18, 2018 12:26 pm Written by Allison Tunstall We published hundreds of articles on the NWIndianaLife Health Section this past year. Saved lives, notable symposiums, and stories of people doing great things were all fair game for sharing. With so many notable events in Northwest ...Read More
December 16, 2018

Northwest Indiana hospital chaplains, psychologists tap into healing power of prayer

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 16, 2018 Written by Karyn Brodsky When someone is diagnosed with an illness, well-wishers often say, “I’ll pray for you.” But what about the person who is stricken? Can religion and belief in a higher power affect their health and healing? ...Read More
December 15, 2018

Region roundup

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Times Written by Annette Arnold Sock and pajama drive The Gary Police Department is collecting new socks and pajamas, sizes infant to adult, in support of local shelters. The drive continues through Dec. 21. Donation boxes are located at Gary Police Department lobby, 555 Polk St., ...Read More
December 13, 2018

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program a holiday tradition at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of Black News Portal Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together once again in the spirit of the holidays to provide gifts to children in need. Employees teamed up with the Salvation Army to donate 179 Angels for their Angel Tree Program. Each angel represents one child. This ...Read More
December 13, 2018

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program a holiday tradition at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together once again in the spirit of the holidays to provide gifts to children in need. Employees teamed up with the Salvation Army to donate 179 Angels for their Angel Tree Program. Each angel represents one child. This ...Read More
December 12, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winners

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Life Nurses are honored with this award three times a year. Patients and visitors may nominate a deserving nurse by filling out a nomination form and dropping it in the special counter top displays at the front desks and inpatient units. Each Daisy Award Honoree is ...Read More