January 14, 2019

Judy Lindsey Receives 2018 President’s Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Methodist Hospitals is proud to announce that Judy Lindsey was awarded the 2018 President’s Award from the Association of Fundraising Professional (AFP) Chicago Chapter.  The President’s Award honors individuals who have demonstrated high ethical standards and outstanding leadership and service to AFP Chicago, and exemplify the philanthropic spirit of the ...Read More
December 26, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Donates Supplies to the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Just in time for the New Year

December 26, 2018 - Methodist Hospitals Foundation continued its holiday tradition of donating a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Gary. The supplies included razors, shaving gel, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and paste, slippers, combs, soap and shampoo ...Read More
December 19, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Celebrates 15 years With Heart Walk Team

Top captains from our Heart Walk Captain Celebration shown from left to right:  Constance Adams, Tim Diamond, April Brown, Kevin Parker (Top Heart Walk Captain), Evelyn Morrison, Rev. Dr. David Neville, Penny Holsclaw, Wright Alcorn, Mary Ann Hansen, Beth Byrd, Jim Kirchner and Dawn Smith. INDIANA, December 19, 2018 –The ...Read More
December 11, 2018

Jim Concato Awarded Cancer Control Champion by the Indiana Cancer Consortium

        Jim Concato Awarded CCC by Keylee Wright, Director of the Cancer Control Section, Indiana State Department of Health Jim Concato, Director of Oncology Services  at Methodist Hospitals,  was one of six healthcare professionals awarded 2018 Cancer Control Champion by the Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC).  He was ...Read More
December 11, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winners

Methodist Hospitals is a Daisy Award Partner.  The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Nurses are honored with this award three times a year.  Patients and visitors may nominate a deserving nurse by filling ...Read More
December 10, 2018

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program a Holiday Tradition at Methodist Hospitals

Northlake Campus:  Left to right- Maria Hudson – Methodist Hospitals HR Department, Steven Woods –Salvation Army Site Supervisor, Lakisha Jordan -Methodist Hospitals HR Department, and Captain Jennifer Clanton-Salvation Army.   Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together once again in the spirit of the holidays to provide gifts to ...Read More
November 20, 2018

Living After Loss Support Groups Support is Needed Most During the Holidays

Methodist Hospitals offers Living after Loss Support Groups weekly throughout the year. The holidays are usually the most challenging times and magnify the loss if you have lost a loved one. Living after Loss Support groups are offered at both the Northlake and Southlake Campuses: Mondays at the Southlake Campus ...Read More
November 8, 2018

Methodist Hospitals to Offer Free Scoliosis Screenings for Children

Up to 9 million people in the U.S. are affected by scoliosis.  Left untreated, scoliosis in a child can lead to life-long deformity and arthritis.  It is important to seek treatment from a doctor if you suspect a child has scoliosis.  Scoliosis screenings are painless and non-invasive. Free scoliosis screenings ...Read More
October 30, 2018

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists to Host Free Fall Community Health Fair Special Guest Appearance by Lamman Rucker, Actor, Educator and Activist

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists, under its signature community-based program Spirit of the Heart, will host a Free Fall Community Health Fair in partnership with other local and national sponsors.  This event will offer lab tests for Glucose, HDL, LDL, Cholesterol and PSA for men.  Free flu ...Read More
October 22, 2018

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists to Host Free Fall Community Health Fair

Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists, under its signature community-based program Spirit of the Heart, will host a Free Fall Community Health Fair in partnership with other local and national sponsors.  This event will offer lab tests for Glucose, HDL, LDL, Cholesterol and PSA for men.  Free flu ...Read More
October 8, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Celebrates Renovation of Labor & Delivery Unit

Methodist Hospitals recently celebrated the completion of a major renovation of its Labor and Deliver Unit at the Southlake Campus in Merrillville on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  Located on the second floor of the Southlake Campus the newly renovated unit has been renamed Maternal Infant Care Center to reflect all ...Read More
September 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Community Health Calendar

The following programs are being offered by Methodist Hospitals to members of the Northwest Indiana Community in September, October, November and December. Prepared Childbirth Classes - This is a four-week course designed to assist pregnant mothers and their partner to learn about labor, delivery and the immediate post-partum period. The ...Read More
September 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals University of Chicago Medicine Heart Surgeon to Hold Community Seminar

Dr. Daniel Ciaburri, UChicago Medicine heart surgeon, will hold a seminar for the community about the full range of cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgical services available at Methodist Hospitals.  This free Heart Health event will include blood pressure screenings, a healthy heart cooking demonstration and refreshments.  The event is being ...Read More
September 10, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Announces Partnership with Lori’s Gifts to Provide Gift Shop Services

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the partnership with Lori’s Gifts, a national operator of hospital gift shop management services across the United States.  With close to 400 shops in hospitals coast to coast and 35 years of healthcare retail experience, they are the nation’s leader in hospital gift shop ...Read More
August 9, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Partners with the University of Chicago Medicine To provide Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Services

Methodist Hospitals has finalized an agreement with the University of Chicago Medicine to provide cardiothoracic surgery services at Methodist Hospitals. As a part of this partnership, two UChicago Medicine surgeons will join the Methodist Hospitals Heart and Vascular Institute. “As we move forward as an independent system, clinical partnerships such ...Read More
August 8, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors Elects New Officers

Scott T. Ribordy was elected chairman of Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors at the board’s July meeting. Ribordy, who has served on the board since 2001, replaces Mamom Powers, Jr., who served as the Board’s chairman from June, 2014 through June 2018. Powers is CEO of Powers & Sons Construction ...Read More
July 27, 2018

Ed Romero Joins Methodist Hospitals as Chief Financial Officer

Methodist Hospitals announces the appointment of Ed Romero as the new Chief Financial Officer.  Romero joins Methodist from the Lutheran Health Network which is a subsidiary of Community Health Systems located in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Prior to joining Lutheran Romero had extensive experience with HCA, which is a for profit ...Read More
July 24, 2018

Methodist to Offer Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Education Event for Health Care Professionals Only – A Road to an HPV Cancer Free Generation

Methodist Hospitals is partnering with the American Cancer Society and the Indiana Immunization Coalition to present an educational seminar to health care professionals - HPV Vaccine: A Road to an HPV Cancer Free Generation.  Attendees will learn about HPV related cancers and how health care professionals can work to eliminate ...Read More
July 17, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Trauma Services to Sponsor Summer Blood Drive

Blood supplies are near critical low levels  Methodist Hospitals is sponsoring a Blood Drive Friday, August 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The drive will be held in the South Pavilion Auditorium at the Northlake Campus located at 600 Grant St. Gary, IN 46402. The public is encouraged to ...Read More
July 16, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Recognize Nurses during National Nurses Week

Methodist Hospitals celebrates National Nurses Week each year to honor and recognize the dedication of their nurses. This year’s Nursing Excellence & Outstanding Caregiver Awards were awarded to:     Ashleigh Warburton, RN, ICU Unit, Nursing Excellence Award Winner           Whitney Houston, Rehab Unit, CNA, Outstanding ...Read More
July 10, 2018

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

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 8% of 4,812 U.S. hospitals offering breast care ...Read More
June 25, 2018

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

  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 years. Prevent ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Free Weight Loss Surgery Seminars and Support Group Offered

Methodist Hospitals offers weight loss surgery seminars for individuals considering weight   loss surgery. The seminars are informational and offer information about weight loss and surgery options. The session is open to all interested individuals and their family and friends. Weight loss surgery seminars are offered at Merrillville and Michigan City ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Offers Support Groups This Summer

The support groups are offered are: Cardiac Support Groups is offered to cardiac patients, family and friends to share personal experiences, successes and struggles, to offer one another emotional support and get practical advice and knowledge. This support group is held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist Offers Lactation Walk-in Clinic and Prepared Childbirth Class

Methodist Hospitals is offering a lactation walk-in clinic and a prepared childbirth class for mothers. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August. The free walk-in clinic is for prenatal and postnatal breastfeeding mothers where mothers can share stories, make connections and learn about available ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist offers Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes and Support and Education Group

Methodist Hospitals offers a variety of programs for patients with Diabetes. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August: Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes involve all aspects of treatment education as well as prevention of chronic complications. This class is held the first three Wednesdays of ...Read More
June 14, 2018

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

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, sports medicine, heel ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospital’s Presents Preventing Cervical Cancer Starts with the HPV Vaccine

What: Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis, Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, will educate women on the prevention of cervical cancer and the HPV vaccine at Healthy Night Out with the Girls. The HPV vaccine can help reduce the risk of developing cervical and other cancers.  She will talk about the importance ...Read More
June 7, 2018

Methodist Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

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 Hospitals additionally received ...Read More
April 2, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winners

Methodist Hospitals is a Daisy Award Partner.  The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Nurses are honored with this award three times a year.  Patients and visitors may nominate a deserving nurse by filling ...Read More