Certified Electrician, a partnership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 697 and the National Electrical Contractors Association, recently donated $25,000 to the Franciscan Health St. Clare Health Clinic’s food pantry in Crown Point.
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.
Franciscan Health Michigan City donated $3,000 to the Michigan City Fire Department, which used the funds to buy rescue equipment.
The new St. John location for Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkWell office will open before the end of May.
Three nurses at Franciscan Health Michigan City recently were honored by The DAISY Foundation as extraordinary nurses. Nurses are nominated by patients and their families for the awards, which recognize nurses for the care they provide to patients. Palliative care nurse Pollyanna McNeil, behavioral health nurse Leeane Bolton and registered nurse Patty Marsicek were presented […]
Dr. Randall Moore will join Franciscan Alliance as senior vice president and COO for Franciscan Health and Care Solutions. Moore, who was born in Gary and raised in Northwest Indiana, will be responsible for assisting Franciscan Alliance to improve patient experience and satisfaction with care; improve the health of the population Franciscan serves; and reduce […]
Franciscan Health has introduced its popular pet therapy program to its Munster hospital. Health system representatives along with therapy dogs and their handlers dedicated the program in Munster with a prayer and blessing on Feb. 15. “You with your dogs, your animals that are bringing comfort to our patients, you’re bringing little miracles to our […]
The second annual diaper drive by Franciscan Health employees and Region businesses and organizations, collected 20,000 diapers, which were distributed to local organizations, providing help to more than 1,000 families. “The diaper drive is something we host every October during Diaper Insecurity Month to make sure that families receive this need prior to the holidays,” […]
A focus on safety was the underlying message as officials at Franciscan Health Michigan City prepare to move to its new $243 million hospital at I-94 and U.S. 421. On Dec. 14 dozens of staff members and outside contractors took part in a “Mock Move Day,” meant to replicate what will happen when patients are […]
Indiana and Illinois state health representatives on Dec. 6 toured what officials say is the first-of-its-kind clinic in Indiana, which aims to fill an urgent need to test and treat patients for hepatitis C and HIV. The clinic is located on the first floor of Franciscan Health Hammond, 5454 Hohman Ave., and will serve both […]