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.
Franciscan Health of Michigan City, Beacon Health Systems Announce $21.6 Million Hospital Project in La Porte
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.
The 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.
Cosmetic procedures have numerous benefits: covering visible scars, improving skin’s appearance; enhancing different features ; boosting one’s self-esteem. But in many cases, receiving cosmetic treatments means undergoing surgery or invasive procedures that carry risks or involve lengthy recovery time. Luckily, there are plenty of non-invasive options for those seeking to enhance their natural beauty without with little or no downtime.
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St. Mary Medical Center of Hobart has become the first hospital in Northwest Indiana to offer robot-assisted, partial and total knee replacements using the Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery System. This latest advancement in knee replacement surgery benefits patients by providing a personalized surgical experience that can help shorten recovery time and reduce pain following the procedure.
Nurse clinician Mary Puntillo of Community Hospital, Munster, has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2018 Douglas J. Leonard Indiana Caregiver of the Year award. The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) award honors an individual whose performance in the delivery of care is considered exemplary by patients and peers.
Whether you’ve sprained a ligament in your knee or suffer from osteoarthritis, pain can leave you struggling with day-to-day responsibilities and affect your overall health and wellness. Luckily, there are non-surgical, state-of-the-art therapies offered by the Vein and Laser Institute that can treat your pain.
On Thursday, Hobart celebrated and welcomed the new Franciscan ExpressCare and Franciscan WorkingWell in their community with a blessing, an open house, and a ribbon cutting. This marks Franciscan Health’s first presence in the Hobart region, which is a huge step forward for the community. The Franciscan team have been working hard and rapidly to get the Urgent Care and Occupational Health facility up and running. They have evaluated that the opening of this facility is spot on with the market and just in time to provide for the ever changing needs of the area.
Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System have announced plans to build a small acute care hospital equipped with a 24-hour Emergency Department in LaPorte, IN, adding to the I Street campus where Beacon Medical Group is currently located, according to Franciscan and Beacon Health officials. The project includes approximately 28,000 square feet of new construction and a 19,000 square foot renovation of the current space. When completed, the entire facility will include 92,500 square feet of space.