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Paladin, Inc. Services 400 New Individuals with Lake County Expansion

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With its expansion into Lake County this year, Paladin, Inc. is now Northwest Indiana’s largest provider for citizens with disabilities. From facility-based rehabilitation, to group homes and respite care, Paladin is dedicated to filling a need in the area. Each of its many programs are designed to improve independence, confidence, and quality of life for clients, all while helping instill skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

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Physician Contribution Benefits Cancer Care Fund


Physician-Contribution-Benefits-Cancer-Care-Fund-2018Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Gus Galante, MD, has made a $900 donation to the Women’s Diagnostic Center of Community Hospital. The contribution to the breast diagnostic imaging fund will help local women – those without insurance and who otherwise couldn’t afford it - receive imaging and biopsy services at the Women’s Diagnostic Center.

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Varicose Veins and Pregnancy: Management Tips from Centers for Vein Care

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Pregnancy comes with so many things to consider, and Centers for Vein Care is here to help you with at least one of these thoughts: varicose veins. Many women worry about varicose veins during pregnancy, but do you know why they occur? Or how? Dr. Keerthi Prasad and Dr. Monish Merchant, the interventional radiologists at Centers for Vein Care, have a few ways to help you try and avoid varicose veins during your pregnancy.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City Unveils Its New Home at Hospital Blessing and Open Houses


Franciscan-Health-MC-Unveils-New-Home-at-Hospital-Blessing-and-Open-Houses-2018_01 In anticipation of the Jan. 12 opening, the new Franciscan Health Michigan City made its long-awaited debut with a hospital blessing and a series of open houses that showcased a $243 million project 2-1/2 years in the making.

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Blessing Held for Multi-Specialty Hepatitis C and HIV Clinic at Franciscan Health Hammond, the First of Its Kind in Indiana


blessing-held-for-multi-specialty-hepatitis-c-and-hiv-clinic-at-franciscan-health-hammond-the-first-of-its-kind-in-indiana_01State Department of Health officials from both Indiana and Illinois were in attendance on Thursday, Dec. 6, for a blessing and open house for a first-of-its-kind clinic in the state that aims to fill an urgent need to test and treat patients for hepatitis C and HIV.

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Mammography Services Move From Hammond Clinic to Breast Center at Franciscan Health Munster


rot4Mammography services at the Franciscan Physician Network Hammond Clinic have relocated to the Breast Center at Franciscan Health Munster, 701 Superior Drive.

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Vein & Laser Institute: 2018 Holiday Specials


Vein-and-laser Welcome to the Vein & Laser Institute, Northwest Indiana’s premier provider of leading edge vein therapy and cosmetic services. The doctors and team at the Vein & Laser Institute have delivered consistently excellent care to the communities we serve for more than 15 years. We employ only the safest, most up-to-date technologies to provide you with the high quality vein and cosmetic services you deserve.

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St. Mary Medical Center Ranks Among Top 10 Percent in Nation for Treatment of Sepsis


St-Mary-Medical-Center-Ranks-Among-Top-10-Percent-in-Nation-for-Treatment-of-Sepsis_01 Sepsis is a dangerous condition that can occur when an infection leads to tissue damage, organ failure or even death. In Hobart, St. Mary Medical Center has attained a new milestone in the battle against this potentially deadly illness.

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Public Open House for New Franciscan Health Michigan City Hospital Includes Health Screenings for Adults, Entertainment for Kids


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-CIty-Open-House-2018Family-friendly activities will welcome the public to a glimpse of the future of healthcare at the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital during an open house celebration from noon to 4 PM on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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UnitedHealthcare Offers Full Suite of Options for Companies Large and Small

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How do you manage costs when it comes to health care? According to Mike Telesky, Vice President of Key Account Sales and Account Management at UnitedHealthcare, you create a culture of health ownership. Health ownership not only empowers people to make better decisions about their health, but makes sure they are well-informed and present for decisions involving their health and future.

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


Donate-Life-Rose-Ceremony-2018For the eighth consecutive 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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