St. Mary Medical Center Cancer Care Center in Hobart offers one of the most advanced diagnostic tools available for cancer detection: the Siemens Biograph™ mCT 20 PET/CT imaging system. The device provides patients with a quicker, more comfortable imaging experience with access to two powerful diagnostic procedures that when combined, can detect cancer in its earliest stages.
For patients at Northwest Indiana Nephrology, experiencing renal failure and having to take dialysis treatments complicates nearly every aspect of your life. Whether they’re on home dialysis or they visit one of the many dialysis centers across the region, their lives revolve around the treatments that they need to survive.
Cancer survivors and their families enjoy sweet treats, including ice cream, cookies, candies and other delights, at a third-annual National Cancer Survivor Day program, sponsored by Franciscan Health Woodland Cancer Care Center in Michigan City, June 7. Approximately 100 people were on hand for the ice cream social, which also included music, refreshments, camaraderie and a photo booth.
Community Hospital’s celebration of Nurses Week culminated with a ceremony to recognize the most outstanding nurses and patient caregivers, representing five pillars of excellence, as voted by their co-workers. From the nursing staff, Lisa Conn, Shawnta Leeks, Kathy Liss, Jenn Pykosz and Cheryl Risch were among the nominees chosen by their peers at the hospital for going above and beyond in their respective patient care areas. Caregivers who were selected include Arlene Anderson, Dawn McHugh, Holly Opat, Caitlyn Zimmerman and Kandice Harris.
Franciscan Health Michigan City has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll.
An expanded Outpatient Retail Pharmacy and Anticoagulation Clinic at St. Catherine Hospital on Tuesday, May 16, was rededicated with a ribbon cutting and blessing.
Paramedics, police, firefighters and hospital administrators gathered outside Porter Regional Hospital’s emergency bay Thursday afternoon for an EMS Week cookout as part of a celebration for area emergency workers.
The 8th Annual Living Health, Balance, and Hope Symposium hosted by Porter-Starke Services took place at Valparaiso University on Thursday, May 25th. The Symposium, breakfast and breakout training sessions served as a robust educational experience on mental health service and treatment for health care professionals, educators, and community mental health advocates.
Nicole Lisinecki, a registered nurse in the Franciscan Health Michigan City Emergency Department, is complimented before she receives the hospital’s 2017 St. Camillus Award by Matthew Troy, MD, medical staff president, during a meeting in May.
Life is short, and for those who smoke, quitting returns precious years and vitality. That’s why organizations and businesses are delighted to announce that hundreds of associates will pledge to quit smoking on Wednesday, May 31st, World No Tobacco Day. World No Tobacco Day is the perfect time to support smokers trying to quit. Support can make all the difference.