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Porter Regional Hospital Celebrates National Donate Life Month with Flag-Raising Ceremony


On Tuesday, Porter Regional Hospital, honored the sacrifices of organ and tissue donors and celebrated the lives of those they saved in observance of National Donate Life Month. Every April, Porter Regional Hospital marks Donate Life Month with a ceremonial flag-raising and gathering.

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Pam Daly Loves the Innovative Nature of Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals


The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is known for being the first center in Indiana to use the 3-D mammography technology for breast health. Mammography Technologist Pam Daly is proud to be a part of that accomplishment.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: A Time and Place to Remember Those Who Gave of Themselves for Others

Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-A-Time-and-Place-to-Remember-Those-Who-Gave-of-Themselves-for-OthersThe Rev. Dr. Lenny Wisehart, a heart valve transplant recipient, is shown with his wife, the Rev. Joy Wisehart, as he addresses the congregation during an annual National Donate Life Month remembrance celebration in the Corpus Christi Chapel at Franciscan Health Crown Point April 17. The Valparaiso man expressed gratitude to his donor, for giving him a new lease on life 10 years ago, as did Kathy Sojka, also of Valparaiso, who received a cornea transplant 12.5 years ago from another donor.

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Methodist Hospitals Community Health Calendar, April 2017

rot1The following programs are being offered by Methodist Hospitals to members of the Northwest Indiana Community in April.

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Dr. Giovanni Infusino Gives a Breath of Fresh Air to Symphony of Dyer


“You know, breathing is pretty important.”

Dr. Giovanni Infusino specializes in that one aspect of life most people never think about and take for granted.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point Offers Area’s First Donor Breast Milk Program

Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-Offers-Areas-First-Donor-Breast-Milk-ProgramFranciscan Health Crown Point recently became the first area hospital to offer a donor breast milk program for newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit whose mothers are unable to sufficiently supply any or enough of their own milk.

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Need to See the Doctor? Check in Online and Do the Waiting at Home!

Need-to-See-the-Doctor-Check-in-Online-and-Do-the-Waiting-at-HomePorter Health Care System’s CareEXPRESS urgent care clinics, ERs, and primary care doctors with Porter Physician Group are turning your bedroom into your own private waiting room, with a convenient online check-in service. InQuicker online check-in is now available at er.porterhealth.com.

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Community Hospital Expands Surgical Services, Focus on Patient Safety, Comfort and Specialty Procedures

Community-Hospital-Expands-Surgical-Services-Focus-on-Patient-Safety-Comfort-and-Specialty-ProceduresCommunity Hospital’s multi-phase, $20 million Surgical Services department construction project is near completion in Munster. Started in 2013, the project has added private patient rooms, doubled the capacity of the Neonatal unit and increased capacity for stroke and heart patients.

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Happy Doctor’s Day from Porter Regional Hospital!

doc-rotator-porterPorter County is home to some of the area’s most dedicated physicians taking care of our communities. Our doctors have built a strong culture of providing high-quality care, pursuing excellence in their fields, and becoming well-known for compassionate care for our tiniest citizens in the neonatal intensive care unit, through our most cherished seniors in their golden years.

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Hospitals of Community Healthcare System Recognize the Gift of Organ, Tissue Donation in April as Part of Donate Life Month


April is National Donate Life Month. The hospitals of Community Healthcare System, in partnership with Gift of Hope and the Indiana Lions Eye Bank, will recognize the gift of organ, eye and tissue donation with events and activities at its three area hospitals: Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.

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You Can Feel Brand New With Spa Blu


Have you ever wanted to just escape for a day? Maybe you have had one of those weeks and just need to disconnect and relax. Do you have a lady’s day to plan? Have a birthday coming up? Well, Spa Blu is right here in the region and has all you need to be the perfect match for all your spa needs. The team at Spa Blu keeps very up to date with all the hot new services and they asked that I come and try some of the latest new services they offer.

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