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Centers for Vein Care: Get a Leg Up


There’s more to seeking out vein care than simply wanting to look good in a pair of shorts. While many patients do indeed come to the Centers for Vein Care looking for just the cosmetic benefits of their state-of-the-art treatments, others are dealing with more serious medical issues.

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Community Hospital Family Birthing Center Is Ready for the Unexpected


When it comes to having a baby, there are many uncertainties including the expectant mother’s exact due date. While your obstetrician has planned to be present for labor and delivery, in some cases that is not always possible. For those unplanned events, Community Hospital’s Family Birthing Center has a laborist – a board-certified obstetrician – on site to deliver baby 24 hours a day, seven days per week.

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Franciscan Health Dyer Receives 2017 Women’s Choice Awards as One of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, Breast Care

Womens-Choice-Award-America's-Best-Hospitals-2017Franciscan Health Dyer has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety and for Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s trusted referral source for the best in health care.

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Porter Regional Hospital’s Guide to Good Health for Fall 2017

Porter-Regional-Hospital-Fall-Health-Guide-2017_01 Never Too Young for Pain-Free Hips
Advances in surgery and joint implant design are helping people find relief from arthritis in their hips sooner.

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Dr. Gaurav Alreja Found a Home at Northwest Indiana Nephrology


Born in New Delhi, India, Dr. Gaurav Alreja, with a distinct love for numbers and mathematics, grew up wanting to become an engineer. Luckily enough for his patients at Northwest Indiana Nephrology, Dr. Alreja ultimately decided to pursue his medical degree, and he’s now enjoying life in the region and working in renal care to make those same patients’ lives better.

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Methodist Hospitals Receives 2017 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award


Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

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Cancer Genetics Expert Zunich Joins Community Care Network of Physicians at Hospitals of Community Healthcare System

Janice-ZunichContinuing to provide the highest quality care locally, Research Expert and Medical Geneticist Janice Zunich, MD, has been appointed director of the Cancer Genetics Risk program at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System. She currently serves as the American College of Medical and Molecular Genetics representative to the national Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

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Porter Regional Hospital Welcomes Expert on Pregnancy and Post-Pregnancy Mood Disorders for Free Program

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonMood and anxiety disorders during and after pregnancy are a very real problem for millions of women in the U.S. Porter Regional Hospital is offering a free program to the community with an expert speaker to help navigate the complex questions around this topic.

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Healthy Legs Have More Fun! The Centers for Pain Control and Vein Care in Crown Point Host Health Fair to Educate Visitors


Benjamin Van Sickle, Physician Liaison for Centers for Pain Control and Vein Care, doesn’t hesitate when asked about chronic vein disease.

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Franciscan Health and CVS MinuteClinics Form Clinical Partnership

rot4Franciscan Health announced today that it has entered into a clinical affiliation agreement with CVS Health, according to Kevin Leahy, President and CEO of Franciscan Alliance, parent corporation headquartered in Mishawaka. The affiliation will help enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients.

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VNA of NWI Receives National Recognition for Quality of Care

rot1The Visiting Nurse Association of NWI has been awarded the Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) Best Superior Performer award for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20th percentile of all SHP clients during the 2016 calendar year.

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