There’s been no shortage of facility and service expansion around the Region for Franciscan Health.
A total of $380,000 in grants was award by the state to the Franciscan Health Foundation to put toward youth tobacco use prevention and to help current users kick the habit.
Franciscan Alliance in partnership with Prevention Insights, part of the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, was awarded a $1.57 million federal grant for opioid treatment programs.
Porter Regional Hospital medical staff and leaders celebrated receiving the President’s Circle award, presented to the hospital’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Services department in recognition of earning a Center of Distinction honor.
Community Healthcare System was presented the 2019 Corporate Leadership Award by Calumet College of St. Joseph.
Providers say innovative approaches deliver better patient outcomes The term continuous improvement once only was talked about in manufacturing circles because those businesses always sought ways to shorten production and delivery times to boost profits. Now that practice has been adopted by many industries, including health care where positive patient outcomes push innovations by physicians, […]
Experts: Message of healthy living heard but changing culture takes time Finding ways to keep Hoosiers healthy means better quality of life for residents and an improved bottom line for businesses. “Wellness is good business in the long run,” said Marci Crozier, administrative director of health promotions with Franciscan Health. Crozier said dealing with lifestyle […]
Region finding light workout followed with a drink (or two) a good pairing Nicole Caylor says Running Vines, the name of her Chesterton winery, is a fun play on words that captures her passions. An avid runner, Caylor says that, when she opened her winery in 2015, she really wanted to incorporate her love of […]
Educators and one-on-one guides for patients’ health care journeys Nurses serve patients through stronger roles in health care world While education, roles and opportunities have evolved in the nursing world, the patient has remained at the core of the profession. “Nurses are leaders. They have a leadership role in ensuring patient safety and quality of […]
Many factors are causing small hospitals to join big health-care systems It has happened in everything from banking to beer, restaurants to retail chains, media conglomerates to medical device manufacturers. Why would health care be immune from the kind of industry consolidation that is rocking practically every other major industry? When the accounting and consulting […]