Northwest Indiana Nephrology’s Home Therapy Coordinators, Paula Ray and Becky Strug, are changing the lives of NWI Nephrology dialysis patients for the better every day through home dialysis. The ability to perform dialysis from the comfort of their home, and to not have to travel to a dialysis center three days every week, has opened patients up to a more independent life. For Ray and Strug, helping patients reclaim that independence has been incredibly rewarding.
Cardiac electrophysiologists at Community Hospital, Munster are first in Northwest Indiana to implant a new tiny pacemaker that requires no incision or skin pocket and has no lead. Need an MRI? No problem.
Porter Health Care System’s CareEXPRESS urgent care clinics, ERs, and primary care doctors with Porter Physician Group are turning your living room into your own private waiting room, with a convenient online check-in service. InQuicker online check-in is now available at porterhealth.com.
Our healthcare clients spend their days helping others, fixing problems, and saving lives. Each day they are faced with unique challenges and struggles, but more importantly, successes.
NorthShore Health Centers’ "Patient Appreciation Health & Fun Fair" Brings Lake Station Community Together to Celebrate National Health Center Week
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.
Hospitals of Community Healthcare System have received 2017 Get With The Guidelines quality achievement awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The awards recognize the hospital staffs’ commitment and success in treating stroke patients with the most appropriate, timely care according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.
More than 500 attendees were on hand for the 15th annual Franciscan Health-sponsored Senior Citizens Day at the Lake County Fair Aug. 7. The program, in the Senior-Showcase Tent, offered information regarding the Accountable Care Organization, Franciscan Senior Promise, Franciscan Senior Health and Wellness, Franciscan Insurance Services, outpatient services, stroke awareness and palliative care.
Perhaps one of the best investments we can make is taking charge of our health. And while we can’t always control what our bodies will do, especially when it comes to genetics, there are several steps we can take to help detect and prevent diseases.
The Valparaiso Health Center of St. Mary Medical Center will offer $20 school physicals and $20 flu vaccinations Saturday, Aug. 26 as part of a Back to School Health Fair. The event runs from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Valparaiso Health Center, located just off Rt. 49 and 500 North at 3800 St. Mary Drive in Valparaiso.
Amy Koulianos began her radiology career with Methodist Hospitals in 1991 and currently works in mammography. After 26 years of working with Methodist, she still enjoys the quality of care she is able to provide to her patients. Methodist focuses on providing the latest technology in patient care. That technology-first thinking and ability to pace with change is part of why Koulianos loves her job.
Expectant mothers and their families facing high-risk or complicated pregnancies often need specialized care to guide them through their own unique challenges. A partnership between Community Hospital and The University of Chicago Medicine is bringing specialized Maternal-Fetal Medicine much closer to home making it more convenient for families.