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Porter Regional Hospital Only Hospital in Region to Receive National Recognition From American College of Surgeons


Porter Regional Hospital is one of only 66 participating hospitals nationwide to have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care, as recognized by the American College of Surgeons. The hospital is the only one in the region with the prestigious distinction.

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Northwest Indiana Nephrology Highlights Enthusiasm at their Hammond Location


The Hammond location of Northwest Indiana Nephrology is one of several similar centers in Northwest Indiana. Across the Region, the nephrologists on hand are dedicated to providing their patients with loving care of the highest quality. Having been a staple in the Hammond community for 25 years, the Hammond office of Northwest Indiana Nephrology changed its location about a year and a half ago.

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Franciscan Health Receives Funds to Help Fight Infant Mortality

rot4Franciscan Health’s Northern Division is among recipients that will have a share in $11 million in grant funds the Indiana State Department of Health is awarding to hospitals, local health departments and nonprofit organizations for projects designed to help reduce Indiana’s infant mortality rate.

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Porter EMS Recognized With National Award for Community Outreach


The American Ambulance Association has given Porter EMS a national 2017 AMBY Award for Charitable Giving and Engagement, recognizing the department’s continued commitment and success in supporting the communities they serve.

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Rose Parade Float Honors Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors, Carries Messages From the Heart

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For a seventh year, families gathered with Community Healthcare System staff members, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network representatives and VisionFirst officials to honor the area’s organ, eye and tissue donors.

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Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings Offered at Methodist Hospitals During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

rot1November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about lung cancer Methodist Hospitals is offering Low-Dose Computer Tomography (CT) Lung Cancer screenings for $49. Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings are now covered by Medicare and most insurance plans.

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Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Chinyere Odeluga to Methodist Physician Group

Methodist-Hospitals-Dr-Chinyere-OdelugaMethodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Chinyere Odeluga to the Methodist Physician Group Network. She has served patients in Northwest Indiana for many years. Dr. Odeluga specializes in Family Medicine and Family Medicine Obstetrics. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, weight management, infertility, pregnancy, prenatal care, and child and teen health.

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St. Catherine Hospital Receives “A” in Patient Safety from Leapfrog Group

chs-stockThe Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit healthcare ratings organization, on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades to general acute-care hospitals in the nation. St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago was awarded the organization’s highest grade, an “A” in patient safety.

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Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Dr. Nassir Mansour to Methodist Physician Group

Methodist-Hospitals-Dr-Nassir-MansourMethodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Nassir Mansour to the Methodist Physician Group Network. Dr. Mansour is a Neurosurgeon. His areas of expertise include Neurovascular Surgery, Neuro-oncology Surgery, Neuro-spine Surgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Facial Pain, Hydrocephalus, and Chiari Malformation.

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Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell Have New Valpo Home

rot4Franciscan ExpressCare and Franciscan WorkingWell moved to a new location at 2307 LaPorte Ave., Suite 8, at the Eastgate Plaza, effective Oct. 23.

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Hospice of the Calumet Launches Redesigned Cherishing Life Newsletter


Hospice of the Calumet Area (HCA) has been an innovative leader in end-of-life care for more than 35 years.

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