July 16, 2018

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Pampers and Educates Women at Healthy Night Out with the Girls

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • July 16 10:21 am Written by Celine Tucker The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus hosted a Healthy Night Out with Girls event to give women a chance to pamper themselves and get some much-needed information on cervical cancer. Once the check-in ...Read More
July 15, 2018

News briefs:

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • July 15, 2018 Written by Times Staff STEM Camp HAMMOND — There is still time to sign up for Bishop Noll Institute's STEM Camp for Kids taking place weekly through July 27 at the high school, 1519 Hoffman St. BNI's faculty and ...Read More
July 15, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Named One of America’s Best Breast Centers

Courtesy of Building Indiana • July 15, 2018 Methodist Hospitals has been named one of America’s Best Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is in the top ...Read More
July 13, 2018

Methodist Hospitals offering Farmer’s Market

Courtesy of Black News Portal • July 13, 2018 Five years ago after 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 result Methodist Hospitals Food Services ...Read More
July 13, 2018

Methodist Hospitals offering Farmer’s Market

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • July 13, 2018 By crusader Five years ago after 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 result Methodist Hospitals ...Read More
July 12, 2018

Methodist Hospitals to Offer Farmer’s Market Again in 2018

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • July 12, 2018 Written by Methodist Hospitals Five years ago after 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 result Methodist Hospitals ...Read More
July 11, 2018

Fitch affirms ‘BBB’ rating on The Methodist Hospitals, revises outlook to negative

Courtesy of Becker's Hospital Review • July 11, 2018 04:17 pm Written by Alia Paavola Fitch Ratings affirmed its "BBB" rating on Gary, Ind.-based The Methodist Hospitals' series 2014A revenue refunding bonds and assigned its "BBB" issuer default rating to the health system. Concurrently, Fitch removed the bonds from rating ...Read More
July 10, 2018

Northwest Indiana medical professionals treat fireworks injuries with care, caution

Courtesy of NWITimes • July 10, 2018 10:36 pm Written by Giles Bruce For Jason Kapera, Fourth of July was never the same after 1990. He was 10 years old when, while watching people light off fireworks on the sidewalk, one of them rained down on him, burning his arm. ...Read More
July 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives the 2018 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • July 10, 2018 Written by Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals has been named one of America’s Best Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is ...Read More
July 9, 2018

Friends: Scott McKee was a great family man, father and husband

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • July 9, 2018 Written by Carmen McCollum HEBRON — Family and friends remember Scott McKee as a great guy and a family man, supportive of his wife and three children. McKee, 37, died Saturday of massive blunt force trauma at the scene ...Read More
July 8, 2018

Professionals on the move

Courtesy of NWITime • July 8, 2018 Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis and Dr. William Conte have joined Methodist Hospitals' Methodist Physician Group Network. McGhee-Lewis’s areas of expertise include pregnancy, annual gynecology exams and pap smear, gynecologic surgeries and pelvic pain. Her office is located at 8777 Broadway, Suite D, Merrillville. Conte ...Read More
July 2, 2018

Methodist Hospitals welcomes Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis to physician network

Courtesy of Black News Portal • July 2, 2018 Methodist Hospitals recently announced the addition of Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. McGhee-Lewis’ areas of expertise include Pregnancy, Annual Gynecology Exams and Pap Smear, Gynecologic Surgeries and Pelvic Pain. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and ...Read More
July 2, 2018

Methodist Hospitals welcomes Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis to physician network

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • July 2, 2018 By crusader Methodist Hospitals recently announced the addition of Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. McGhee-Lewis’ areas of expertise include Pregnancy, Annual Gynecology Exams and Pap Smear, Gynecologic Surgeries and Pelvic Pain. She is Board Certified in ...Read More
June 27, 2018

Methodist Hospitals’ employees give back to the community

Courtesy of The Gary 411 News Celebrated National Hospital Week with donation to Brother's Keeper According to the American Hospitals Association’s website, during the month of May, National Hospital Week is celebrated in hospitals throughout the United States and gives an opportunity to honor staff for their efforts in saving ...Read More
June 27, 2018

Family Fun, Food, and Fireworks- RailCats Announce 2018 Schedule

Courtesy of The Chronicle The Gary SouthShore RailCats schedule is loaded with family fun as the RailCats kick off the 2018 season at U.S. Steel Yard. RailCats fans can enjoy nine giveaways, ten fireworks shows, and numerous special events. Get in the patriotic spirit with our Independence Day Fireworks Super Show on ...Read More
June 26, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Two New Specialists

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two new specialists, Dr. William Conte, and Dr. Veda McGhee-Lewis. Dr. Conte’s is a neurologist from the University of Chicago. His areas of expertise include multiple sclerosis, neuroimmunology, neuromyelitis optica, (NMO, NMO-SD, Devic’s disease), transverse myelitis, neuroinfectious disease, and neurologic complications ...Read More
June 26, 2018

Gary mayor seeks donations to fight crime in face of $17M budget deficit, recent rash of gun violence

Courtesy of The Marietta Daily Journal Written by Lauren Cross GARY — Pointing to last weekend’s gun violence that killed one and injured 16, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is soliciting donations to fill what she calls a "gaping hole" in the cash-strapped city’s anti-crime strategy. Her city administration is already budgeting ...Read More
June 25, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives Full Certification from CDC in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes With Proven Program

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Did you know that people with prediabetes; (individuals with higher-than-normal blood glucose levels) are 5 to 15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with normal blood glucose levels? In fact, many people with prediabetes can be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within five ...Read More
June 25, 2018

Methodist Hospitals’ Employees Gives Back to the Community During National Hospital Week

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife According to the American Hospitals Association’s website, during the month of May, National Hospital Week is celebrated in hospitals throughout the United States and gives an opportunity to honor staff for their efforts in saving and improving the lives of citizens in communities they service. While hospitals ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Crown Point man has ‘spectacular’ outcome after severe blood clot

Courtesy of NWI Times Written by Giles Bruce In February, Billy Pierce's leg was feeling funny. He pulled up his pants. His left leg was three times larger than his right one. The 50-year-old Crown Point man went to the hospital, where he was told it was a blood clot. ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Crown Point man has ‘spectacular’ outcome after severe blood clot

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce In February, Billy Pierce's leg was feeling funny. He pulled up his pants. His left leg was three times larger than his right one. The 50-year-old Crown Point man went to the hospital, where he was told it was ...Read More
June 22, 2018

Northwest Indiana health briefs: Hospitals awards money to Region students

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary awards $21,000 to area students Twenty area students pursuing a higher education degree in health care have been named recipients of the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary scholarship program for the 2018-19 academic school year. A total of $21,000 was ...Read More
June 20, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Foundation’s Eighth Annual Golf Outing Takes A Swing At Raising Funds For the Northwest Indiana Orthopedic and Spine Center

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Philanthropy comes in many forms. When folks can give to a great cause, play a round of golf, and network with others in their field at the same time, it’s a win-win situation all around, which is exactly what Monday’s Methodist Hospitals Foundation Masters Golf Outing was ...Read More
June 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis, Obstetrics and Gynecology, To the Methodist Physician Group Network

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Veda McGhee- Lewis to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. McGhee-Lewis’s areas of expertise include Pregnancy, Annual Gynecology Exams and Pap Smear, Gynecologic Surgeries and Pelvic Pain. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is ...Read More
June 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. William Conte, Neurologist from the University of Chicago, To Methodist Physician Group

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition Dr. William Conte, Neurologist from the University of Chicago, to the Methodist Physician Group. Dr. Conte’s areas of expertise include Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology, Neuromyelitis Optica, (NMO, NMO-SD, Devic’s disease), Transverse myelitis, Neuroinfectious disease, and Neurologic complications of autoimmune disease. ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Podiatrists Drs. Dennis W. Smith and Bruce J. Brincko to Methodist Physician Group Network

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two (2) new Podiatrists, Dr. Dennis W. Smith and Dr. Bruce J. Brincko, to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Drs. Brinko and Smith’s areas of expertise include skin, nail and soft tissue infections/issues, diabetic foot care, wound care, ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Two New Podiatrists

Courtesy of Building Indiana Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two new Podiatrists, Dr. Dennis W. Smith and Dr. Bruce J. Brincko, to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Drs. Brinko and Smith’s areas of expertise include skin, nail and soft tissue infections/issues, diabetic foot care, wound care, ...Read More
June 13, 2018

Methodist Offers Parkinson’s Support Group, Kickboxing and Yoga Classes

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals offers a variety of programs for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August: The Kickboxing Class for Parkinson’s patients promotes muscle memory, coordination and balance. This class is held every Monday, 11:00 a.m. to 12 ...Read More
June 13, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in 2018

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Methodist ...Read More
June 5, 2018

Healthcare, Behind the Scenes

Courtesy of Building Indiana Written by Nick Dmitrovich Change happens all the time in Hoosier healthcare. Each passing year brings new ideas and innovations to the industry, introducing trends that reshape the way patients receive treatment across the state. It’s common to catch headlines about new facilities, technologies, and methods ...Read More