Franciscan Health is getting ready to begin building its new $200 million hospital in Crown Point.
The transformation of Franciscan Health’s former Michigan City hospital site will begin in November.
Franciscan Health now is using no-touch thermal technology to screen visitors and employees at its hospital entrances.
Franciscan Physician Network Gastroenterology Crown Point has opened in the Franciscan Health Medical Arts Center, 297 W. Franciscan Lane, Suite 203, next to Franciscan Health Crown Point.
BP America in Whiting recently donated a supply of personal protective equipment to Franciscan Health Hammond.
Franciscan Health’s telehealth services received a nearly $1 million boost.
Collaboration between Beacon Health System in South Bend and Franciscan Health has led to a new $21.6 million hospital in La Porte.
From 2015 to 2019, health care and social assistance was the fastest-growing sector in Northwest Indiana in terms of employment. It created 2,654 new jobs or about half of all new jobs added in the Region during that time, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In recent weeks donations by volunteers and other support have been plentiful during the pandemic.
Franciscan Health is participating in a national study spearheaded by the Mayo Clinic to investigate the effectiveness of convalescent plasma in treating patients infected with COVID-19.