NWI Great News Show: Porter Health Care System CEO, Steve Lunn On Healthcare Innovation and Dedication to Community Service
Porter Health Care System CEO, Steve Lunn recently met with Ideas in Motion Media (IIMM) Founder, Chris Mahlmann, in the Great News Studio for an NWI Great News Show interview. Topics and questions included innovations at Porter Regional Hospital, the state of health care today, and Porter Health Care System’s dedication to each community throughout the region.
Audrey Rice, of Westville, and Mackinnon Tracy, of Mill Creek, are co-recipients of the annual Franciscan Health Michigan City Maria Petti Scholarship. The $2,500 awards are given to students who are pursuing education in surgical healthcare and exemplifies excellence through volunteer work, leadership and academic promise.
The term “arthritis” refers to more than 100 different conditions and diseases, according to the Arthritis Foundation, and they all have different symptoms and causes. So how do you know what is causing your joint pain?
The workstation is one of the most damaging places you can spend your day when it comes to your spine. Office chairs are not designed to promote good posture or spinal health while desks and computer monitors are notorious for being too low or too high. The result can cause pain in your neck and back, headaches, and a variety of other conditions.
Everyone knows that exercise is great for overall wellness, better health, and a strong body. Many chiropractors will often recommend regular exercise to their patients who need to lose weight, want better mobility, or are seeking relief from depression. A number of chiropractors are turning to Pilates to help their patients get stronger, more flexible, and more mobile.
The Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Training Academy will sponsor, beginning when classes resume in August, a free course for Hanover Central High School students in Cedar Lake wishing to become emergency medical technicians.
Most people don’t even think about visiting a chiropractor until they’ve sustained an injury or need a quick adjustment to help ease pain. They typically see it as a treatment for injuries or conditions that they’ve already sustained, not as a preventative health care option. And while chiropractic care is an exceptional way to treat existing conditions and injuries, that is only half of the picture. It is also a viable health care approach that is effective in improving overall wellness. There are some very compelling reasons to incorporate chiropractic into your everyday life. Chiropractic can:
Twenty-two healthcare career students became recipients of the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Award Program for the 2017-18 academic school year.
Chiropractic care is a respected, effective treatment for a variety of conditions as well as for promoting overall wellness. Every day patients seek it out manage their pain, find relief from health issues, and recover from injuries.
Experienced Training and Quick Thinking Lead Valparaiso YMCA & St. Mary Medical Center's Christy Cleveland to Save a Life
In an emergency, you want someone at the ready who is quick on their feet, has a take-charge attitude, and has the know-how to keep everyone safe and healthy. Thanks to Christy Cleveland, a Registered Nurse at St. Mary Medical Center and Health & Wellness Coordinator at the Valparaiso Family YMCA, a crisis with the potential to turn into a catastrophe was averted with ease and quick-thinking.
La Porte Hospital held its annual multi-vendor Women’s Fair at Purdue University Northwest’s Student Services and Activities Complex in Westville on Tuesday, and interactive education was the emphasis to appeal to a wide audience of all ages.