January 29, 2014

Improve your health, improve your life

Courtesy of the Times Zest for life—it’s what everyone wants. If it seems there’s always something getting in the way of fully optimizing your energy, read on. Local experts in health and well-being offer tips for a new you in the new year. Breathe. Because we’re headed straight for the ...Read More
January 19, 2014

Auxiliary presents nursing scholarships

Two Methodist Hospitals licensed practical nurses were awarded LPN to RN scholarships to complete their registered nursing degrees during Methodist Hospitals' annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon at Innsbrook Country Club. The LPN to RN Scholarship program was started by the Auxiliary in 2011. This year’s scholarship recipients are Keith Leigh, left, ...Read More
January 15, 2014

Trauma center efforts advance

Courtesy of NWI Times At least three local hospitals are playing a role in the state's effort to make trauma care accessible for all Hoosiers. Hospitals with Franciscan Alliance and Methodist Hospitals are seeking trauma designation. There are no trauma centers in Northwest Indiana. Those suffering traumatic injury, such as ...Read More
January 15, 2014

Paper cutting: Methodist takes next step in e-records

Courtesy of NWI Times MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals is at the front of the pack for transitioning into electronic medical record keeping. It recently achieved Stage 6 of seven stages in the EMR Adoption Model SM. HIMSS Analytics, an organization focused on better health through information technology, developed the model ...Read More
January 13, 2014

Methodist staffer named Nurse of the Year by state MS Society

Courtesy of NWI Times The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Indiana State Chapter recently honored Billie Childress, RN, BSN, CNRN, MSCN, with its MS Superstar Nurse of the Year award at its Moving Forward event, held in Indianapolis. Childress, a nurse with Methodist Hospitals Neuroscience Center in Merrillville, was nominated for ...Read More
January 9, 2014

Methodist Hospitals host free Affordable Care Act information sessions

Courtesy of NWI Times Methodist Hospital’s Affordable Care Act Navigators and Certified Application Counselors are hosting free Affordable Care Act Information Sessions beginning today. Sessions are as follows: 3 to 6 p.m. today at the Northlake Campus, Seyl Auditorium, 600 Grant St., Gary 8:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 25 at ...Read More