Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System have announced plans to build a small acute care hospital equipped with a 24-hour Emergency Department in LaPorte, IN, adding to the I Street campus where Beacon Medical Group is currently located, according to Franciscan and Beacon Health officials. The project includes approximately 28,000 square feet of new construction and a 19,000 square foot renovation of the current space. When completed, the entire facility will include 92,500 square feet of space.
On Tuesday evening, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the new Community Healthcare System Occupational Health clinic in Valparaiso to celebrate the location’s opening this month. The clinic is located at 1051 Southpoint Circle, south of US 30 and just west of Marsh St. This is the fifth Occupational Health location that Community Healthcare System has launched in Northwest Indiana.
In celebration of their first anniversary in Valparaiso, Vein & Laser Institute opened it doors to the public Thursday evening.
Hospitals of Community Healthcare System Earn Get With the Guidelines Stroke Quality Achievement Awards
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has presented the hospitals of Community Healthcare System with Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. St. Catherine Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center have achieved Gold Plus status and Community Hospital has earned Silver Plus.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is still a month away, but the hospitals of Community Healthcare System are not resting when it comes to tackling the disease that 1 in 8 US women will develop over their lifetime. Dr. Janushi Dalal, MD, a radiologist who works at the healthcare system's locations across the Region including St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart; Community Hospital, Munster and St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, is dedicated to making sure women around Northwest Indiana are armed with the knowledge they need to detect and battle breast cancer.
UnitedHealthcare Eye Care Program Gives Children Across the Country Access to Comprehensive Eye Exams and Glasses
UnitedHealthcare has launched a new program that will help improve access to comprehensive eye exams and prescription glasses for children across the country, helping address the unique eye-health challenges young people face.
The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospital consistently provides excellent care for their patients. Perhaps none know this better than those who have experienced their care and those who partner with them throughout the year.
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NorthShore Health Centers of Indiana recently announced the ground breaking for its flagship facility. The new office will be located in Portage, Indiana on Willowcreek Road one block south of Route 6 across the street north from Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute and west from Porter Regency Hospital – Northwest.
Methodist Hospitals has finalized an agreement with the University of Chicago Medicine to provide cardiothoracic surgery services at Methodist Hospitals. As a part of this partnership, two UChicago Medicine surgeons will join the Methodist Hospitals Heart and Vascular Institute.
Community Hospital recently welcomed new physicians to the Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) team of physicians. The CCNI physicians of Community Healthcare System are closely affiliated with Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.