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NorthShore Health Centers Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for Flagship Facility


rot5NorthShore Health Centers of Indiana recently announced the ground breaking for its flagship facility. The new office will be located in Portage, Indiana on Willowcreek Road one block south of Route 6 across the street north from Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute and west from Porter Regency Hospital – Northwest.

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Community Hospital Welcomes Practitioners to Physician Network


chs-stock Community Hospital recently welcomed new physicians to the Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) team of physicians. The CCNI physicians of Community Healthcare System are closely affiliated with Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.

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Addison Pointe Offers Stroke Recovery Program


Addison-PointeAddison Pointe now has two nationally certified stroke rehabilitation specialists: BethAnn Fabugais OTR, CSRS and Flora Ellis PT, CSRS!

Addison Pointe offers:

  • A specialized approach to stroke rehabilitation integrating the clinical expertise of our nationally certified therapists with well-founded evidence based researched strategies to achieve maximum functional outcome utilizing high tech rehab equipment standardized assessments.
  • Evaluations completed in less than 24 hours including weekends.
  • Therapy 7 days a week and follow-up outpatient services with flexible scheduling and private entrance.
  • Specialized rehab equipment to enhance treatment outcomes.
  • Alter G Zero Gravity Treadmill
  • ACP Modalities
  • Biodex Balance Trainer
  • Keiser Hydraulic...

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Okuyamba Fest 2018: Celebrating a 10-Year Partnership Between Center for Hospice Care and PCAU

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On any given day, most would not think twice about the accessibility to over-the-counter medicine for a headache or a visit to the doctor for a fever. For many parts of the world, access to any healthcare is a challenge, especially end-of-life care. The Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) is focused on expanding access to palliative and hospice care to all in Uganda. PCAU also encourages us to think about our own privileges, be thankful for them, and consider those who are not so fortunate.

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Northwest Indiana Nephrology's New Munster Dialysis Center Showcases New Standard for Renal Care

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Many dialysis patients spend three or more hours three times a week at a dialysis center getting essential, lifesaving treatment. For these patients, little is more important than than a modern, comfortable facility with friendly and trustworthy staff. On July 31, the American Renal Associates and Northwest Indiana Nephrology opened their brand new, large-scale dialysis center to the public for an open house to showcase a new standard in the region for renal care.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: A Warming Gesture for Cancer Patients

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As part of a public service campaign in partnership with the Chicago-based Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, International Subaru of Merrillville representatives Chris Smith, sales manager (left, white shirt) and Nick Ferguson (right, white shirt), recently donated 80 blankets, “to spread hope, love and warmth,” for cancer patients at Franciscan Health Crown Point.

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Community Healthcare System offering Back to School Physicals in 2018

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Cost does not include immunizations, medications and diagnostic tests or follow up. Payment is due at the time of service. Insurance will not be billed for exam. Appointments are required. Please bring school forms.

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Pocket Technology Provides Instant Report Card for Rehab Patient, Family

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Rehabilitation patients at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System have help in the palm of their hand tracking progress toward their recovery goals. RehabTracker is a phone app that enables the patient to view updates from their therapy team, track progress on areas of functional improvement and share the results with designated friends and family. Through a partnership with Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS), this app has been made available to Community Healthcare System patients.

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NWI Nephrology Focuses on Patient Care and Education at Merrillville Location

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Finding a quality location for kidney treatment can be paramount in understanding the steps necessary to take care of yourself. The team at NWI Nephrology in Merrillville is consistently striving to provide quality care and education for their patients.

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St. Catherine Hospital Sponsors ‘Health Zone’ at Kawann Short Stem Expo & Youth Football Camp

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St. Catherine Hospital is teaming up with Carolina Panthers Defensive Tackle Kawann Short Sat, July 7, for the STEM Expo + Youth Football Camp, held at East Chicago Central High School, 1100 W. Columbus Dr.

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New Franciscan Health Program Fit to Provide Help in Addiction Recovery


rot4Franciscan Health and The Intrepid Phoenix are excited to announce a collaboration to provide fitness services to residents of Porter and Lake counties who are recovering from drug and alcohol addictions.

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