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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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NWI Great News Show: Porter Health Care System CEO, Steve Lunn On Healthcare Innovation and Dedication to Community Service

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Porter Health Care System CEO, Steve Lunn recently met with Ideas in Motion Media (IIMM) Founder, Chris Mahlmann, in the Great News Studio for an NWI Great News Show interview. Topics and questions included innovations at Porter Regional Hospital, the state of health care today, and Porter Health Care System’s dedication to each community throughout the region.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City: Future Nurses Given Leg Up on Their Educations


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-City-Future-Nurses-Given-Leg-Up-on-Their-Educations Audrey Rice, of Westville, and Mackinnon Tracy, of Mill Creek, are co-recipients of the annual Franciscan Health Michigan City Maria Petti Scholarship. The $2,500 awards are given to students who are pursuing education in surgical healthcare and exemplifies excellence through volunteer work, leadership and academic promise.

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Porter Regional Hospital: Think You Might Have Arthritis? Here’s How to Find Out (and Find Relief)


Porter-Regional-Hospital-you-might-have-arthritis-2017The term “arthritis” refers to more than 100 different conditions and diseases, according to the Arthritis Foundation, and they all have different symptoms and causes. So how do you know what is causing your joint pain?

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Franciscan Health Crown Point Offers EMT Course to High Schools


rot4The Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Training Academy will sponsor, beginning when classes resume in August, a free course for Hanover Central High School students in Cedar Lake wishing to become emergency medical technicians.

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St. Catherine Hospital Awards $25,000 in Scholarships to 23 Healthcare Students

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Twenty-two healthcare career students became recipients of the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Award Program for the 2017-18 academic school year.

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Experienced Training and Quick Thinking Lead Valparaiso YMCA & St. Mary Medical Center's Christy Cleveland to Save a Life

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In an emergency, you want someone at the ready who is quick on their feet, has a take-charge attitude, and has the know-how to keep everyone safe and healthy. Thanks to Christy Cleveland, a Registered Nurse at St. Mary Medical Center and Health & Wellness Coordinator at the Valparaiso Family YMCA, a crisis with the potential to turn into a catastrophe was averted with ease and quick-thinking.

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La Porte Hospital 2017 Women's Fair Presents Healthy Information through Interactive Education

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La Porte Hospital held its annual multi-vendor Women’s Fair at Purdue University Northwest’s Student Services and Activities Complex in Westville on Tuesday, and interactive education was the emphasis to appeal to a wide audience of all ages.

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St. Mary Medical Center Welcomes Pre-Med Students to 38th Annual Summer Programs

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St. Mary Medical Center staff welcomed 28 medical and pre-med students from local, state and international universities Monday, May 22 to the Hobart hospital. For the 38th year, the students are participating in the hospital’s Summer Extern and Shadowing Volunteer programs.

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NorthShore Health Centers' "Big Brother & Sister Class" Gives Kids a Dose of What to Expect When Mom is Expecting

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Throughout the region, there are many resources like birthing classes, parenting classes, and even support groups for expectant mothers. But what resources exist for young children who are about to become a new brother or sister?

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