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American College of Health Care Administrators Honors Hartsfield Rehabilitation Administrator Seydel

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Hartsfield Village Rehabilitation Administrator Susan Seydel is a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award, an honor from the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA). Nationally, 351 administrators in 45 states received the facility leadership award this year.

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Community Hospital, Munster, Awarded Perinatal Care Certification From the Joint Commission

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Community Hospital’s Family Birthing Center is among a handful of facilities in Indiana to earn Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission. The voluntary certification program recognizes Joint Commission accredited hospitals for their commitment to achieving integrated coordinated and patient-centered care for mothers and their newborns.

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American Shared Hospital Services Announces Contract to Supply a Gamma Knife Perfexion System to Methodist Hospitals-Southlake Campus, Merrillville, Indiana


rot1AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES (NYSE American: AMS), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, announced today that it has entered into a contract to supply a Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ system to Methodist Hospitals–Southlake Campus, Merrillville, Indiana. This new Gamma Knife system is expected to begin treating patients in late 2018.

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Unity Hospice Participates in 2018 Nurses Week

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If you’ve ever heard the phrase, “It takes a special person to be a hospice nurse,” that’s because it does indeed take a very special person.

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Meet Dr. Aran of NWI Nephrology!

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NWI Nephrology recently welcomed a new face to their Valparaiso practice. Dr. Aravindhan Arumugarajah, or Dr. Aran, found his way to Northwest Indiana just recently, making the move from his home state of Pennsylvania.

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Why Screening Matters, Early Detection Saves Lives!

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During the month of May a limited number of discounted screening mammograms will be offered to women who are symptom-free and who meet the American Cancer Society guidelines for screening.

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The Inner Workings of a Hospice Team

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Have you ever heard the phrase, “It takes a special person to work in hospice”?

That’s because it does indeed take a special person. And it takes a highly-skilled person. It also takes an empathetic person.

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A Residential Clinical Services Employee Spotlight: Ashlee Oliver

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Since January of 2015, Ashlee Oliver has been the Director of Nursing for Residential Clinical Services. With an attitude that manages to fuse pragmatic efficiency with genuine compassion, Ashlee Oliver is the perfect example of an RCS team member.

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A Medical Practice Focused Entirely on Vein Disease: Centers for Vein Care


Medical-Practice-Focused-Entirely-on-Vein-Disease-Centers-for-Vein-CareVaricose veins are two words we all hope to avoid. However, since one in three people over the age of 45 are affected by vein disease, it’s important to know as much about the condition as possible.

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Vein & Laser Institute Offers Nonsurgical Option for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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A new cutting-edge, minimally invasive treatment is now available in NW Indiana for men looking to treat their enlarged prostate symptoms without the risks and complications associated with surgery.

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Porter Regional Hospital First in the Nation to Achieve Heart Accreditation

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Porter Regional Hospital is the first hospital in the nation to be recognized by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Accreditation Services for Atrial Fibrillation with EPS Accreditation – Version 3. The hospital was notified of the achievement at the end of February, during national heart month, culminating a rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with atrial fibrillation, commonly called afib.

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