October 31, 2018

Community news

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Community vigil for victims of Pittsburgh shooting on Friday Gary’s Temple Israel will host a Community Vigil and Shabbat service to show solidarity of the victims of last weekend’s shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The temple, located at 601 N. ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Lamman Rucker in Gary for Heart Health Forum

Courtesy of The Gary 411 Association of Black Cardiologists and Methodist Hospitals partner for Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness Methodist Hospitals is partnering with the Association of Black Cardiologists in a Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness Call to Action Forum for community leaders. Leaders from civic, healthcare, faith-based, business and other organizations ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Breast cancer survivors thrive in an evening honoring their journeys

Courtesy of Centre Daily Times Seventy people, seven limousines and seven destinations in Northwest Indiana reminded those who have fought or are fighting breast cancer that they are not alone. The Educate Create Innovate Entrepreneur Relationships Foundation, or ECIER Foundation, and its supporters hosted the Jubilation fundraiser to honor survivors ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Breast cancer survivors thrive in an evening honoring their journeys

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Anna Ortiz Seventy people, seven limousines and seven destinations in Northwest Indiana reminded those who have fought or are fighting breast cancer that they are not alone. The Educate Create Innovate Entrepreneur Relationships Foundation, or ECIER Foundation, and its supporters hosted ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Crown Point woman survives cancer with the help of the Bears

Courtesy of the Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce Shelly Recktenwall had just watched her friend die. The friend had felt a lump in her breast but couldn't afford a mammogram. By the time the woman was diagnosed, it was too late. She died not long after. Later, ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Franciscan Alliance partners with Northwestern for brain care

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce Franciscan Alliance has partnered with Northwest Memorial Hospital to bring neurology services to Northwest Indiana. Dr. Kevin Jackson, a Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeon, is now practicing at Franciscan Health hospital in Crown Point, and Northwestern telestroke services will be offered ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Northwest Indiana health briefs: Purdue startup introduces less invasive, liquid biopsies

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Purdue startup introduces less invasive, liquid biopsies Tests to determine if you have cancer can be frightening, uncomfortable and time-consuming. Now, Purdue University researchers have developed and are commercializing a new method that could make early detection of cancer and other diseases easier, ...Read More
October 26, 2018

The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) and Methodist Hospitals partner

Courtesy of the Chicago Crusader Methodist Hospitals is partnering with the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) in a Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness Call to Action Forum for community leaders Friday, November 2, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Avenue in ...Read More
October 23, 2018

Fall Community Health & Education Fair

Courtesy of The 411 News Featuring music and Channel 7 Chicago's Val Warner will emcee 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 ...Read More
October 22, 2018

Pink Party celebrates 6 years of NWI Breast Care Center

Courtesy of The Chicago Tribune Written by Sue Ellen Ross Cloudy skies on a recent Saturday didn’t deter dozens of people from participating in the 5K walk/run that kicked off the Pink Party at Methodist Hospital Southlake. The occasion was to celebrate six years of operations for the hospital’s Northwest ...Read More
October 19, 2018

Crown Point woman volunteers at hospital that saved her life

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — Evelyn Cole liked the hospital that treated her for breast cancer so much that she never left. Well, she does go home at night, but the 77-year-old is at Methodist Hospitals Southlake campus most days of the ...Read More
September 26, 2018

Dr. Siatras and Dr. Segel of the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center Prep for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Life Written by Jennifer Bissonnette October is approaching fast and for most people that means pumpkins, Halloween, and a chance to indulge in candy and other sweets. For those at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center, though, the start of October kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness ...Read More
September 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Community Health Calendar

Courtesy of The 411 News 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 ...Read More
September 15, 2018

How to get the most bang for your health care buck in Northwest Indiana

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce Health care is expensive. Luckily in Northwest Indiana, patients have options. No longer do people have to go to the emergency room if they need quick medical care. From virtual visits to retail clinics to urgent care centers, people ...Read More
September 14, 2018

News briefs: Nature Play Zone, screenings, doll tea, bagels

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Annette Arnold Nature Play Zone program offered Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate and play in the outdoors at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore from 1 to 3 p.m. Sasturday at ...Read More
September 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals to host Pink Party for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Times In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Methodist Hospitals will hosting a Pink Party from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 6 in Merrillville. The event, hosted by the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center to mark its sixth anniversary, will kick off with the free Strive ...Read More
September 10, 2018

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

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Life 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 ...Read More
September 9, 2018

Methodist Hospitals’ Pink Party for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Courtesy of The 411 News Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center celebrates 6th year anniversary The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals will be holding a Pink Party celebrating their 6 year anniversary in honor of breast cancer awareness month in October. This event will be kicked-off with a ...Read More
September 9, 2018

Methodist Hospitals is offering Prostate Screenings in September

Courtesy of The 411 News National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Prostate cancer awareness month is about being aware and informed. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men in the U.S. One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and their outcomes are best ...Read More
August 23, 2018

Patients and Partners Speak of Compassionate Care at Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • August 23, 2018 • 12:00 Written by: Jennifer Bissonnette The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospital consistently provides excellent care for their patients. Perhaps none know this better than those who have experienced their care and those who partner with them throughout the year. ...Read More
August 21, 2018

First Merchants Bank Plans Events with a Purpose

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • August 21, 2018 Written by Allison Tunstall What makes a company truly part of a community? A company’s dedication to serving people and creating jobs helps build a solid foundation for communities and locals, forming a sound place to live and work. But for First Merchants ...Read More
August 19, 2018

Professionals on the move

Courtesy of NWITimes.com • August 19, 2018 10:24 am Ed Romero is the new chief financial officer of The Methodist Hospitals. Romero joined Methodist from the Lutheran Health Network, a subsidiary of Community Health Systems located in Fort Wayne. Hospital President and CEO Ray Grady said Romero's combination of for-profit ...Read More
August 17, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Partners with the University of Chicago Medicine

Courtesy of Building Indiana • August 17, 2018 Written by Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals has finalized an agreement with the University of Chicago Medicine to provide cardiothoracic surgery services at Methodist Hospitals. As a part of this partnership, two UChicago Medicine surgeons will join the Methodist Hospitals Heart and Vascular ...Read More
August 16, 2018

Redevelopment votes to accept HUD funding for new fire station in Gary

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • August 16, 2018 Written by Gregory Tejeda, Post-Tribune The Gary Redevelopment Commission gave its approval Wednesday to a resolution that authorizes the acceptance of federal funds to be used to construct a new fire station in the city. Specifically, the resolution calls for the U.S. ...Read More
August 14, 2018

10 Fun Things to Do in NWI • August 17-August 19, 2018

NWIndianaLife.com • August 14, 2018 Written by Ideas in Motion Media Even with school starting, there is still some great summer fun to be had this weekend. Fun for all can be found this weekend with things like the colorful Lubeznik Arts Festival or enjoyable Hobart Lakefront Festival, relaxing Indoor ...Read More
August 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals partner with the University of Chicago Medicine

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • August 10, 2018 Contributed By:The 411 News Two Chicago surgeons join Methodist's cardiac and vascular services unit Methodist Hospitals has finalized an agreement with the University of Chicago Medicine to provide cardiothoracic surgery services at Methodist Hospitals. As a part of this partnership, two ...Read More
August 10, 2018

Northwest Indiana health briefs: Munster native graduates from Northwestern, to practice in Hammond

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Munster native graduates Northwestern, to practice in Hammond Munster native Aditya Shah was part of the first family medicine residency class that recently graduated from Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. He is returning to Indiana to begin his career at NorthShore Health Centers, a ...Read More
August 9, 2018

Methodist Hospitals, University of Chicago Medicine finalize partnership

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce Methodist Hospitals has finalized a deal to bring heart and lung surgeons from University of Chicago Medicine to Northwest Indiana. Two UChicago Medicine surgeons are joining the Methodist Hospitals Heart and Vascular Institute. “As we move forward as an ...Read More
August 9, 2018

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kick-off Breakfast Unites the Region in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Lake County united on August 9 to break breast cancer barriers at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kick-off breakfast at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Merrillville. The spotlight shined bright on survivors, their stories, and local doctors that provided a kaleidoscope of information regarding the resources ...Read More
August 9, 2018

American Shared Hospital Services Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

Courtesy of Pharmacy News Revenue Increased 4.5% and Net Income Increased 154% SAN FRANCISCO(BUSINESS WIRE) American Shared Hospital Services (NYSE American: AMS) (the "Company"), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, today announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended ...Read More