October 29, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Hosts We Love Gary Health Fair

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Life by Curtis Hankins Physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals of all kinds packed St. Timothy Community Church on Saturday for Methodist Hospitals’ We Love Gary Health Fair. Attendees enjoyed free health screenings, refreshments, and even took part in chair yoga. The event was part of Methodist ...Read More
October 18, 2019

New Data Confirm Efficacy of Concomitant Hiatal Hernia Repair

Courtesy of Medical Product Outsourcing EndoGastric Solutions has announced the publication of new clinical data confirming that concomitantly performed hiatal hernia (HH) repair and the Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF 2.0) procedure using the EsophyX device, is an effective treatment for patients with a HH larger than 2 cm contributing to ...Read More
October 18, 2019

Lakeshore Update, October 18, 2019

Courtesy of Lakeshore Public Radio Podcast by Dee Dotson On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on a data breach at Methodist Hospitals that could have exposed personal information of more than 68,000 patients, the Gary City Council and Spectacle Entertainment LLC have finalized a local development ...Read More
October 17, 2019

Indiana hospital system notifying patients after data breach

Courtesy of Modern Healthcare • October 17, 2019 Associated Press MERRILLVILLE, Ind. — A northwestern Indiana hospital system is warning more than 68,000 patients that their personal information, including Social Security numbers and health records, may have been exposed during a data breach. Methodist Hospitals has been mailing letters to ...Read More
October 17, 2019

Methodist Hospitals in Gary, Merrillville hit with possible data breach

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • Oct 17, 2019 By Grant Morgan Methodist Hospitals — with two campuses in Gary and one in Merrillville — is warning patients of a potential data breach after suspicious email activity was discovered in an employee’s account in June. In August, investigators found that two ...Read More
October 16, 2019

New baby box at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago is a ‘beacon of light’

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • Oct 16, 2019 By Meredith Colias-Pete St. Catherine Hospital’s new baby box is a “beacon of light” for new mothers with nowhere else to turn, Neonatal Nurse Clinician Mary Puntillo said. The East Chicago hospital unveiled its new baby box on Wednesday where an infant ...Read More
October 16, 2019

Indiana hospital system notifying patients after data breach

Courtesy of ctPost • Oct 16, 2019 MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana hospital system is warning more than 68,000 patients that their personal information, including Social Security numbers and health records, may have been exposed during a data breach. Methodist Hospitals has been mailing letters to patients detailing ...Read More
October 16, 2019

Indiana hospital system notifying patients after data breach

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Oct 16, 2019 AP MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana hospital system is warning more than 68,000 patients that their personal information, including Social Security numbers and health records, may have been exposed during a data breach. Methodist Hospitals has been ...Read More
October 11, 2019

Medicare Made Simple Seminars

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • Oct 11, 2019 Contributed By: Methodist Hospitals Northlake and Southlake Campuses When the time comes to choose a Medicare plan, reviewing your options can become overwhelming. Attend an educational seminar to learn about the basics of Medicare and about options available. A marketing representative ...Read More
October 9, 2019

Indiana health system alerts 68,000 patients of data breach

Courtesy of Becker's Hospital Review • Oct 9, 2019 By Mackenzie Garrity Gary, Ind.-based Methodist Hospitals is notifying 68,039 patients that their protected health information may have been exposed in a data breach. The health systems discovered unusual activity in an employee's email account in June. Upon investigation, Methodist Hospitals ...Read More
October 9, 2019

Efficacy of concomitant hiatal hernia repair and TIF 2.0 for GERD

Courtesy of Bariatric News • Oct 9, 2019 06:37 am By Owen Haskins EndoGastric Solutions has announced the publication of clinical data confirming that concomitantly performed hiatal hernia (HH) repair and the Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF 2.0) procedure using the EsophyX device, is an effective treatment for patients with a ...Read More
October 8, 2019

Methodist Hospitals welcomes new physicians to Methodist Physician Group

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • Oct 8, 2019 Contributed By:The 411 News Dr. Mustafa Nakawa, Board Certified, Family Medicine Dr. Pouya Alijanipour. Orthopedic Spine Surgery Dr. Anekal Sreeram, Otolarynlogogy Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of three new physicians to their Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. Pouya ...Read More
October 7, 2019

Methodist Hospitals to host “We Love Gary” Free Fall Community Health Fair

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • Oct 16, 2019 Methodist Hospitals will hold its annual Free Fall Community Health Fair. This year’s theme is “We Love Gary” and will offer free health screenings that include blood pressure testing, blood draws for sugar, cholesterol testing, free flu shots, CPR Demonstration, Stop ...Read More
October 7, 2019

Pearls of Wisdom for living with Parkinson’s

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • Oct 7, 2019 Lessons not just for those with the disease at North West Indiana Parkinsons Institute The North West Indiana Parkinsons Institute calls its lecture series “Pearls of Wisdom,” a new outreach component to educate and inform those living with the disease. Parkinson ...Read More
October 4, 2019

Region hospitals work to take fear, hassle out of breast cancer screenings

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Oct 4, 2019 By Jane Ammeson, Times Correspondent Private mammogram parties, chair massages and express manicures are among the ways hospitals in Northwest Indiana are encouraging women to schedule a routine mammogram in October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “We offer private ...Read More