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Franciscan Health: Alison Sweeney urges crowd to Move It, Shake It, Live It!


Franciscan-Health-Alison-Sweeney-urges-crowd-to-Move-It-Shake-It-Live-It-2017_01Actress, TV host, producer, director and author Alison Sweeney, known as a woman who can balance career, family, health and wellness, brought an inspirational message to nearly 300 Northwest Indiana residents Oct. 8 as keynote speaker at the Inspiring Women Move It. Shake It. Live It! event at the Franciscan Health Fitness Centers in Schererville. The free event was sponsored by Franciscan Health and focused on women’s health, also by offering free health screenings for women of all ages.

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Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Celebrates Five Years of Survivors with Pink Party

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Pink balloons swayed in the autumn sun as dozens of women, men and children formed an enthusiastic parade of pink, spreading Breast Cancer awareness for this very special occasion.

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Geminus Community Partners' Family Fun Night Provides Great Fun, Great Education

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Friday night was a night of fun, family, dancing and laughs at the annual Geminus Community Partners Family Fun Night at Chateau Banquets in Merrillville. Families from all over the region flocked to the Fun Night to have great food, hang out with friends, dance, and learn about the community services and opportunities from Geminus’ many community partners.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy Accepting Paramedic Training Applications through November 1st

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CROWN POINT | The Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy is accepting applications until Nov. 1 for its next paramedic training program, which will take place starting in January.

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Munster Med-Inn Hosts "Understanding Your Health Plans" Seminar


Munster-Med-Inn-Understanding-Your-Health-Plans-2017Munster Med-Inn hosted a seminar last night for the NWI community, Understanding Your Health Plans. As we all know healthcare is changing and understanding which plan's that are out there can be difficult. Our corporate office Medicare/medicaid specialists team presented on Medicare, Medicare advantage plans, and Medicaid. We wanted to better educate our community on the many options of health plans out there today and give people the empowerment to choose the best plans that suit their individual needs the best.

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Methodist Hospitals Receive Magnet Distinction from American Nurses Credentialing Center

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Early Wednesday morning at the Methodist Hospital Southlake campus, a filled room of nurses and administrators, including CEO Raymond Grady, waited on hold with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to receive a special recognition. A live feed camera, streaming to the Northlake Campus in Gary, was focused on the main table where Grady sat with other administrators who were vital to this mission of receiving Magnet designation. Magnet status is a designation given only to hospitals that provide quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice and is the highest honor awarded by the ANCC.

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Community Healthcare System's PVD Awareness Symposium Educates the Public on Specifics of the Disease

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Education is key to maintaining the health of the community, and that’s exactly what Community Healthcare System is doing with their L.I.V.E. Program and their Peripheral Vascular Disease Awareness Symposium that they held at Community Hospital on Thursday.

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Porter Regional Hospital: Injury Pain or Just a Good Workout?

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Is that twinge you feel indicative of an injury, or just the sign of a good workout? Whether you’re an athlete, a weekend warrior or someone trying to work fitness into your daily routine, you’ve probably dealt with pain at some point. There’s a difference, though, between the “burn” you feel after a hard workout and injury pain.

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Porter Hospital: Ostomy 101 – Local Support is Right Here


Porter Hospital-ostomy-101Millions of Americans live with wound, ostomy, and continence disorders. There’s a place right here at home where community members can get care and support in a comfortable atmosphere.

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Porter Regional Hospital: Need a Screening Mammogram on a Saturday? Porter Has You Covered.


Pink-at-Porter-RegionalLadies – you’re busy. We know how it feels! Pink at Portage is here to help.

Presented by Porter Health Care System, this special monthly event is offered the third Saturday of each month so women can conveniently complete their annual screening mammogram. The next program is from 7 a.m. to Noon, Sept. 9, in the Women’s Center at Portage Hospital, 3630 Willowcreek Road, Portage.

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NorthShore Health Centers’ "Patient Appreciation Health & Fun Fair" Brings Lake Station Community Together to Celebrate National Health Center Week

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On Tuesday, NorthShore Health Centers kicked off their National Health Center Week celebration by hosting patients and the community at their Lake Station location for the annual Patient Appreciation Health & Fun Fair.

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