April 28, 2020

Albert’s Diamond Jewelers family furnishes meals for front-line medical workers

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • April 28, 2020 By Joseph S. Pete Region friends Katie Garza, Victoria Kemp and Ashley Halpern organized an effort providing restaurant meals for front-line health care workers across Northwest Indiana every night for a week. Their Community Hospital ICU Meal Train furnished ...Read More
April 26, 2020

Nurses: The Heart of Health Care winners for 2020

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • April 26, 2020 The Times of Northwest Indiana salutes the top nurses in the Region based on popular vote and peer review: Janee Babbitt, RN, St. Catherine Hospital Janee Babbitt, a charge nurse in the intensive care unit at St. Catherine Hospital ...Read More
April 24, 2020

Methodist Hospitals Foundation COVID – 19 Response Fund

Courtesy of NWI.Life • April 24, 2020 By: Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals is casting a wide net and reaching out to as many of our Northwest Indiana neighbors as possible with the following message. Please feel free to share this message with your family, friends and associates. These are unimaginable ...Read More
April 23, 2020

Lake County first responders honor Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus staff

Courtesy of NWI.Life • April 23, 2020 By: Curtis Hankins The healthcare workers at Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus started battling COVID-19 just over a month ago, and they have kept up the fight ever since. First responders from around Lake County honored those healthcare heroes on Wednesday evening with their ...Read More
April 23, 2020

Methodist Hospital offering telehealth services during COVID-19 pandemic

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • April 23, 2020 By Joseph S. Pete Patients can now virtually visit physician offices or immediate care centers at Methodist Hospitals. The health care system with hospitals in Gary and Merrillville is offering telehealth services, where people can get treated at home ...Read More
April 22, 2020

First responders honor Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus’ frontline employees

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • April 22, 2020 • 08:15 pm By John J. Watkins The Gary Police Department, Gary Fire Department and other public safety agencies showed their respect and appreciation for Methodist Hospitals Northlake campus front-line workers, such as nurses and doctors, who have been ...Read More
April 21, 2020

Bringing your physicians to you…wherever you are.

Courtesy of NWI.Life • April 21, 2020 By Methodist Hospitals During these uncertain times, Methodist Hospital is doing everything in its power to ensure you and your family are taken care of. Virtually, all of the Methodist Physician Group physicians are available to you and your family via TeleHealth services. ...Read More
April 21, 2020

Shelly Recktenwall beats breast cancer with help of Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospital’s No Woman Left Behind program

Courtesy of NWI.Life • April 21, 2020 By Kellyn Vale Shelly Recktenwall noticed a lump in her breast back in 2014. Having just lost a close friend to breast cancer, she knew she wanted to get it checked out, but with no health insurance, she thought the cost would prevent ...Read More
April 20, 2020

Police, firefighters to honor front-line health care workers

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • April 20, 2020 By Joseph S. Pete GARY — First responders plan to honor the health care workers in Gary who have been on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. The Gary Police Department, Gary Fire Department and other public safety ...Read More
April 17, 2020

COVID-19 keeps new mom apart from first baby, but technology brings them together

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • April 17, 2020 By Joseph S. Pete Lake Station resident Ashley Poole gave birth to her first child in late February, but hasn't seen her son in weeks because of the COVID-19 public health crisis and restrictions hospitals have placed on visitors. ...Read More
April 3, 2020

Methodist Hospitals ED Medical Director brings new protective device to Northwest Indiana Hospitals

The Gary 411 • April 3, 2020 Contributed By:The 411 News Intubation Box gives an additional layer of security and protection for health care providers The term PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) most often refers to the gowns, gloves and masks that health providers don to protect them from exposure to ...Read More
April 2, 2020

Methodist Hospitals ED Medical Director brings new protective device to Northwest Indiana Hospitals

NWI.Life • April 2, 2020 By Methodist Hospitals The term PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) most often refers to the gowns, gloves and masks that health providers don to protect them from exposure to infectious diseases, but Dr. Mohammad Zaman, Medical Director of Methodist Hospitals Emergency Services, has brought a new ...Read More
April 1, 2020

Methodist Hospital releases first COVID19 patient

Courtesy of Chesterton Tribune • April 1, 2020 On Tuesday, Methodist Hospital Southlake Campus in Merrillville released its first COVID-19 patient, two weeks after admitting the 46-year-old man, identified as Lonta L. Ash Sr. According to Methodist Hospital, on Thursday, March 12, Ash woke feeling fine but by that night ...Read More
April 1, 2020

Coronavirus Patient Shares His Story After Being Discharged From Indiana Hospital

Courtesy of NBC Chicago • April 1, 2020 By Sandra Torres The 46-year-old man suffers from diabetes and asthma but was able to beat the virus at Methodist Hospital in Merrilville, Indiana. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, some good news is coming out of Methodist hospital in Northwest ...Read More