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Community Healthcare System opens Immediate Care in Munster

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The last thing most people want when they get sick is a trip to the emergency department. Oftentimes, emergency care isn’t necessary to get you on your way again. Community Healthcare System’s new Immediate Care facility in Munster opened January 28 to help patients get the highest level of care they need without a trip to the ED. They hosted an open house at the new building on Saturday.

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New Community Immediate Care Center Offers Convenience


chs-stockCommunity Hospital is expanding access to healthcare services for local residents with the opening of Community Immediate Care Munster at 1946 45th Street, near the Munster-Highland border. The public is invited to tour the newly constructed building, meet the staff and enjoy door prizes and refreshments during an open house from 9 am to 12 pm, Saturday, January 26. The center opens for business on Monday, January 28.

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Porter Health Care System Announces 2018 Associates of the Year


Porter-Health-Care-System-Announces-2018-Associates-of-the-Year_01 Porter Health Care System has announced its 2018 Associates of the Year, honoring individuals who have been nominated both by patients and their peers for providing excellent, compassionate care and service to the community. The winners are as follows:

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Telemedicine Prepares to Play a Vital Role in Future Healthcare

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In today’s tech-centric world, even the healthcare industry is making transitions to advanced and streamlined telehealth services.

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Northwest Indiana Breast Cancer Center Hosts Pink Party to Encourage Women

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On Saturday morning, the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center of Methodist Hospitals hosted their 6th Annual Pink Party.

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Dr. Harsy Highlights Exotic Medical Care at Vale Park Animal Hospital

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“Snakes are the only pet that really hug you back,” said Dr. Courtney Harsy, Vale Park Animal Hospital’s newest veterinarian. “A lot of people don’t realize how much personality reptiles have. A lot of first-time reptile owners are surprised by how personable their bearded dragon is.”

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Primary Care Physician Robert Khoury, DO, joins St. Mary Medical Center's Portage Health Center II

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As a new primary care provider at St. Mary Medical Center’s Portage Health Center II, 3545 Arbors Blvd., Robert Khoury, DO, considers himself not just a family doctor, but also a leader in overall care and the prevention of illness and disease. That leadership aspect of general practice is one reason Khoury said he chose to pursue primary care.

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Chesterton Physical Therapy, Inc. Goes Beyond the Basics

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In this day and age of accessibility, it’s easy to treat ailments through prescribed medications. The problem is, prescription drugs aren’t always the smartest or safest option when it comes to managing pain. Chesterton Physical Therapy, Inc. offers a variety of specialized treatments to manage those tricky circumstances that lead to pain and damage.

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Franciscan Health’s new Munster Cancer Center brings Incredible Technology to Northwest Indiana

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After first breaking ground just three years ago, the Franciscan Health Cancer Center in Munster is now proud to welcome patients from all around Northwest Indiana. What started as a hopeful vision where patients in the Region could receive cancer treatment close to home, has now come to life and is even more incredible than anticipated.

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Meet Vein and Laser Institute Professional, Dr. Omar Barakat

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At the Vein & Laser Institute, Dr. Omar Barakat has played a profound role in treating those with venous insufficiency. From his compassionate character to his in-depth knowledge of medicine and radiology, Dr. Barakat strives to do his best in serving his patients day in and day out.

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Porter Regional Hospital Celebrates National Nurses Week 2018 with Ceremony

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On Thursday afternoon, Porter Regional Hospital celebrated National Nurses Week by hosting a ceremony to honor the nurses and supporting staff that interact and care for their patients each day.

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