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.
The Hobart Chamber of Commerce named St. Mary Medical Center CEO Janice Ryba its 2019 Business Person of the Year.
La Porte Hospital doctor travels to Antigua to help people get health care At La Porte Hospital, Dr. Neil Wangstrom delivers patient care with the aid of state-of-the-art technology and trained medical personnel. But every February, Wangstrom, an ear, nose and throat specialist for more than 20 years, leaves his comfort zone to help those […]
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 […]
Franciscan ExpressCare has opened its newest location at 101 W. 61st Ave. in Hobart. Franciscan Health, which operates the facility, invested $1 million to acquire the property and rehabilitate the building, which also houses Franciscan WorkingWell occupational health services, providing businesses a range of healthcare services, from wellness and education to rehabilitation. Franciscan ExpressCare in […]
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 […]
MUNSTER – The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recently presented the hospitals of Community Healthcare System with Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. St. Catherine Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center achieved Gold Plus status and Community Hospital earned Silver Plus. The hospitals also earned Target: Stroke honor roll status, which recognizes […]
LA PORTE – Hospital and community officials broke ground Aug. 23 on the new $125 million La Porte Hospital. “Today’s celebration is an opportunity to look forward, but also inspires us to take a look from where we came,” Ashley Dickinson, CEO of La Porte Hospital, said during the ground breaking event. “There is a […]
MUNSTER – Rehabilitation patients at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System can track their progress toward recovery via a mobile app. RehabTracker is a phone app, available in both Apple and Android formats, which lets patients view updates from their therapy team, track progress on areas of functional improvement and share the results with designated […]
Health insurance giant Anthem Inc. will acquire Aspire Health, the nation’s largest non-hospice, community-based palliative care provider. “Aspire Health shares our perspective on the increasingly important role of integrated care and has built a unique model that provides palliative care and support services for patients and their families,” said Gail K. Boudreaux, president and CEO […]