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Mammography Services Move From Hammond Clinic to Breast Center at Franciscan Health Munster


rot4Mammography services at the Franciscan Physician Network Hammond Clinic have relocated to the Breast Center at Franciscan Health Munster, 701 Superior Drive.

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St. Mary Medical Center Ranks Among Top 10 Percent in Nation for Treatment of Sepsis


St-Mary-Medical-Center-Ranks-Among-Top-10-Percent-in-Nation-for-Treatment-of-Sepsis_01 Sepsis is a dangerous condition that can occur when an infection leads to tissue damage, organ failure or even death. In Hobart, St. Mary Medical Center has attained a new milestone in the battle against this potentially deadly illness.

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Public Open House for New Franciscan Health Michigan City Hospital Includes Health Screenings for Adults, Entertainment for Kids


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-CIty-Open-House-2018Family-friendly activities will welcome the public to a glimpse of the future of healthcare at the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital during an open house celebration from noon to 4 PM on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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UnitedHealthcare Offers Full Suite of Options for Companies Large and Small

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How do you manage costs when it comes to health care? According to Mike Telesky, Vice President of Key Account Sales and Account Management at UnitedHealthcare, you create a culture of health ownership. Health ownership not only empowers people to make better decisions about their health, but makes sure they are well-informed and present for decisions involving their health and future.

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Rose Parade Float Honors Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors, Carries Messages From the Heart


Donate-Life-Rose-Ceremony-2018For the eighth consecutive year, families gathered with Community Healthcare System staff members, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network representatives and VisionFirst officials to honor the area’s organ, eye and tissue donors.

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Rheumatoid Disorders Affect More Than Joints, Says Community Care Network Rheumatologist Kirk Jenkins, MD


COMHS-Kirk-Jenkins-MDMost people know about rheumatoid arthritis, a painful inflammatory condition that affects the joints. What many people don’t realize, according to Community Care Network Rheumatologist Kirk Jenkins, MD, who recently joined the staff at St. Mary Medical Center and Community Hospital, is that the same autoimmune disease that causes the arthritis can also affect other areas of the body including heart, lungs and skin.

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Franciscan ExpressCare Opens New Location in Hobart


rot4Franciscan ExpressCare is now open to provide a convenient alternative to the emergency room at its new location at 101 W. 61st Ave. in Hobart.

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Braces Preparation: Cavanaugh & Nondorf Provide Tips On The Procedure

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The process of getting braces may seem nerve-racking or intimidating, but Cavanaugh & Nondorf is here to change that stigma by providing a plethora of information on how to perfectly prepare.

Before the process can begin, one must fully understand it to alleviate any pre-stress or anxiety. Note that not all procedures will be the same due to varying treatments and doctors. No matter what you decide, the journey to braces requires one to be prepared and most importantly, comfortable.

The first step usually requires a referral by your dentist. Otherwise, you can set up an appointment directly with the orthodontist. The second step is the consultation with the orthodontist; this is where the reviewing process begins for a personally designed treatment just for you.

Each mouth is different, so each treatment will...

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What Consumers Need To Know About Specialty Benefits


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People looking to save money on health care costs might consider skipping specialty benefits such as vision, dental or disability during open enrollment, the time each fall when millions of Americans, including Northwestern Indiana residents, select or switch their health benefits for 2019.

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Franciscan Health of Michigan City, Beacon Health Systems Announce $21.6 Million Hospital Project in La Porte

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Representatives of Beacon Health System and Franciscan Health welcomed local residents and city officials to the blessing and groundbreaking celebration of the new, $21.6 million Franciscan Beacon Hospital project.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City Recognized for Heart Center


rot6The Heart Center at Franciscan Health Michigan City has been awarded as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Heart Center has maintained this distinction since 2016.

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