There’s been no shortage of facility and service expansion around the Region for Franciscan Health.
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 […]
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 […]
The future is now with advancements in robotic surgery. by Laurie Wink John Lynam, DO, had little exposure to robotic surgery during his urology residency. When he started his practice with Porter Physician Group in 2011, it was cutting edge technology. “Over the next couple of years, it went from a new, cutting edge thing […]
Mind-body-spirit connections lead to happier, more productive employees. by Lesly Bailey Employers are embracing a holistic approach to health with an eye to increased productivity, happier employees, less turnover and a thriving workforce. They understand the importance of bringing all components of health together. Innovative wellness programs are looking at the impact of stress, drug […]