May 29, 2020

Healthy dose of growth

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Business Magazine Written by Carrie Napoleon More jobs, increased demand for services behind health care sector building boom Consistent growth in the health care industry remains a bright spot in Northwest Indiana’s economy. Since the Great Recession, health care is one of two sectors of industry ...Read More
May 21, 2020

Methodist Hospitals offers reassurance as additional services open to public

Courtesy of NWI Life Written by Stacey Kellogg Over the last couple of months, many people have had to put off routine health exams or procedures so hospitals and outpatient centers could focus on providing care during the pandemic. Methodist Hospitals has successfully secured and adapted the necessary equipment, processes, ...Read More
May 21, 2020

Help us…help many more

Dear Neighbor, We are 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 times for our region and our nation, and for ...Read More
May 18, 2020

Methodist Hospitals Stroke Program Awarded HFAP Thrombectomy Certification

Courtesy of NWI Life Methodist Hospitals has been awarded Thrombectomy Certification by HFAP, the nation’s original independent accreditation program.  This recognizes Methodist Hospitals’ expertise and experience in providing high quality, high level stroke care as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. “Methodist Hospitals clearly demonstrates a commitment to ...Read More
May 17, 2020

Methodist Northlake nurse known for care in hospital, continuing care for former patients

Courtesy of Written by Karyn Brodsky, Times Correspondent Working as a nurse on the front lines of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic requires determination, fortitude, stamina, dedication, bravery and resilience, but underneath that tough exterior is a living, breathing human being full of compassion, caring, commitment and a heart of ...Read More
May 13, 2020

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center embraces new normal, works to assure patient safety

Courtesy of NWI Life Written by Julia Demma At the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals, most patients rely heavily on receiving their results quickly, as this could be a defining factor in a patients’ journey. With COVID-19 working against the center’s usual operations, the dedicated staff members ...Read More
May 6, 2020

COVID-19 deaths, confirmed cases continue to rise across NWI

Courtesy of Written by Sarah Reese Six additional COVID-19 deaths were reported Wednesday across Northwest Indiana, including three in Lake County, two in Porter County and one in LaPorte County. The deaths bring the total number of deaths to 106 in Lake County, 10 in Porter County, nine in ...Read More
May 5, 2020

Lake County opens drive-thru testing site in Hammond

Courtesy of A drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will be available through Saturday in Hammond, according to the Lake County Health Department. The county partnered with Methodist Hospitals and Opus Inspection Inc. to offer the testing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at the emissions testing facility ...Read More
May 4, 2020

Some NWI vehicle emissions testing sites to reopen Tuesday

Courtesy of Written by Dan Carden Three Northwest Indiana vehicle emissions testing sites are reopening Tuesday, with the remainder expected to resume operations in the weeks ahead. The Clean Air Car Check stations in Griffith, Crown Point and Valparaiso will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays ...Read More