The last thing most people want when they get sick is a trip to the emergency department. Oftentimes, emergency care isn’t necessary to get you on your way again. Community Healthcare System’s new Immediate Care facility in Munster opened January 28 to help patients get the highest level of care they need without a trip to the ED. They hosted an open house at the new building on Saturday.
Community Hospital is expanding access to healthcare services for local residents with the opening of Community Immediate Care Munster at 1946 45th Street, near the Munster-Highland border. The public is invited to tour the newly constructed building, meet the staff and enjoy door prizes and refreshments during an open house from 9 am to 12 pm, Saturday, January 26. The center opens for business on Monday, January 28.
Porter Health Care System has announced its 2018 Associates of the Year, honoring individuals who have been nominated both by patients and their peers for providing excellent, compassionate care and service to the community. The winners are as follows:
In today’s tech-centric world, even the healthcare industry is making transitions to advanced and streamlined telehealth services.
On Saturday morning, the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center of Methodist Hospitals hosted their 6th Annual Pink Party.
As a new primary care provider at St. Mary Medical Center’s Portage Health Center II, 3545 Arbors Blvd., Robert Khoury, DO, considers himself not just a family doctor, but also a leader in overall care and the prevention of illness and disease. That leadership aspect of general practice is one reason Khoury said he chose to pursue primary care.
After first breaking ground just three years ago, the Franciscan Health Cancer Center in Munster is now proud to welcome patients from all around Northwest Indiana. What started as a hopeful vision where patients in the Region could receive cancer treatment close to home, has now come to life and is even more incredible than anticipated.
On Thursday afternoon, Porter Regional Hospital celebrated National Nurses Week by hosting a ceremony to honor the nurses and supporting staff that interact and care for their patients each day.
Managing one emergency department sounds overwhelming, but managing three? That seems beyond human capabilities. Deborah Shepherd, Clinical Director of Emergency Services at Porter Regional Hospital, proves that this is indeed possible. With her positive energy and dedication to her community, Shepherd has been an effective leader and compassionate nurse, earning her the award of Clinical Manager of the Year.
The NorthShore Health Center of Portage and Kona Ice of the Dunes teamed up on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate this year’s National Chill Out day - the official end to the tax season.
Giving the gift of life through organ donation is one of the most selfless acts one can do. For the over 120,000 people currently waiting for a transplant, that gift means the world. The medical staff at Porter Regional Hospital knows this fact all to well, which is why they have decided to recognize April as Donate Life Month, an event which they kicked off on Thursday with a flag ceremony.