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
August 9, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Partners With the University of Chicago Medicine to Provide Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Services

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife 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 Institute. “As we move forward as an independent system, ...Read More
July 28, 2018

Will the city of Gary always have a hospital?

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Jul 28 02:00 pm Written by: Giles Bruce Over the past 90-plus years, the city of Gary has seen its population rise and fall, jobs appear then vanish, businesses open and shutter. But the hospital at Grant Street and Sixth Avenue has ...Read More
July 28, 2018

Public Encouraged to Donate Blood at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of Indiana 105 • Jul 28 • 07:31 am Methodist Hospitals will be sponsoring a Blood Drive on Friday, August 3rd from 10 am to 4 pm. The drive will be held in the South Pavilion Auditorium at the Northlake Campus on Grant Street in Gary. The public is ...Read More
July 27, 2018

Gary residents offered fresh fruits, vegetables at farmers market

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • Jul 27, 2018 • 03:30 pm Written by: Cain Buchmeier, Post-Tribune Some Gary residents took the opportunity to buy fresh fruits and vegetables Friday at the Methodist Hospital Northlake farmers market in Gary. Methodist has been offering the Gary farmers markets since a 2013 Community ...Read More
July 26, 2018

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine education for health care professionals

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader A Road to an HPV Cancer Free Generation Methodist Hospitals is partnering with the American Cancer Society and the Indiana Immunization Coalition to present an educational seminar to health care professionals only on “HPV Vaccine: A Road to an HPV Cancer Free Generation.” Attendees will ...Read More
July 26, 2018

Gary’s Free Back 2 School Health Fair and Give-A-Way Aug. 11

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader The City of Gary will again this year partner with Community HealthNet Health Centers, Covering Kids & Families of Indiana and other health agencies and businesses in presenting the Back 2 School Health Fair and Give-a-way; “Join the C.h.a.s.e” on Saturday, August 11, 2018. The ...Read More
July 25, 2018

With food insecurity an issue, some organizations try to help

Courtesy of The Post Tribune Written by Cain Buchmeier For the past five years, Methodist Hospitals Northlake have been helping to provide Gary residents with access to fresh, affordable food through a series of farmer’s markets. “Recognizing that many residents of Gary and surrounding areas have limited access to fresh ...Read More
July 22, 2018

News briefs: Farmers market, musical, White Sox night

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Methodist Hospitals offers farmers market Methodist Hospitals Food Services Department offers a series of farmers markets and food fairs at wholesale prices to promote nutrition and enhance the availability of fresh produce to Gary and surrounding communities. The farmers market will be on ...Read More
July 21, 2018

Farmer’s Markets return to Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of The Gary 411 Fresh fruits and vegetables sales start Friday at Northlake Campus Five years ago, 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 ...Read More
July 19, 2018

After failed merger attempt with Franciscan Alliance, Methodist Hospitals continues to explore partnerships

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce After a merger attempt with Franciscan Alliance failed earlier this year, Methodist Hospitals says it is continuing to consider alliances with other health care systems. Methodist President and CEO Ray Grady said the hospital group, with campuses in Gary ...Read More
July 19, 2018

Book giveaway in Gary aims to stem summer learning slide

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • Jul 19 Written by Meredith Colias-Pete Sheree Pratt said it has been a struggle to convince her son to read books during the summer, but visits to the Gary Literacy Coalition’s annual book giveaway may change that. Aaron, 10, has a month before he starts ...Read More
July 18, 2018

News briefs: Crime Watch meeting, Hammond Lakefront Park and Bird Sanctuary workday

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Jul 18, 2018 Written by Times Staff Crime Watch meeting Join the Crime Watch meeting at 7 p.m. July 19 in the Hammond Housing Authority conference room, 1402 173rd St. Community Resource Officer Sgt. J. Muta will be featured at the meeting. ...Read More
July 17, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Recognize Nurses during National Nurses Week

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • July 17, 2018 Written by Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals celebrates National Nurses Week each year to honor and recognize the dedication of their nurses. This year’s Nursing Excellence & Outstanding Caregiver Awards were awarded to: Ashleigh Warburton, RN, ICU Unit, Nursing Excellence Award Winner Whitney Houston, ...Read More
July 16, 2018

Women’s health in the spotlight

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • July 16, 2018 Written by Sue Ellen Ross, Post-Tribune Girls just want to have fun, and more than 75 area women recently lived up this adage during, Healthy Night Out With The Girls at Methodist Hospital Southlake. “This is much more than I expected,” said ...Read More