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Community Healthcare System’s 13th Annual Hearts of Hope spreads Awareness


St. Mary Medical Center of Hobart hosted the 13th annual Hearts of Hope program on Thursday as part of its effort to combat a major illness that affects hundreds of thousands of Americans every year: heart disease. Hearts of Hope is a month-long campaign to raise awareness and also to raise funds in support of cardiovascular research at Community Healthcare System. St. Mary Medical Center is one of three hospitals in the Northwest Indiana-based healthcare system.

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In Remembrance of Veterans: Pines Village and Senator Donnelly Partner on Veteran History Project


“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana

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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Community Care Network

Cardiothoracic-Surgeon-Joins-Community-Care-NetworkThe hospitals of Community Healthcare System recently welcomed board-certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon Michael Eng, MD, to the Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) of physicians. The CCNI physicians of Community Healthcare System are closely affiliated with Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.

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Sepsis Effort Saving Lives at Franciscan Health Crown Point


Members of the Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Department team recently celebrated the six-month implementation of a Sepsis initiative program that is credited with saving 15 lives so far.

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South Valpo Immediate Care Center Officially Opens With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


St. Mary Medical Center, a hospital of Northwest Indiana-based Community Healthcare System, officially opened the doors to their new South Valpo Immediate Care on Wednesday, Feb. 14. To celebrate the new location, St. Mary Medical Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Tuesday, Feb. 13.

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St. Mary Medical Center Becomes First Hospital in Northwest Indiana to Be Certified as ‘Baby-Friendly’

St-Mary-Medical-Center-Becomes-First-Hospital-in-Northwest-Indiana-to-Be-Certified-as-Baby-FriendlySt. Mary Medical Center of Hobart has earned distinction as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility. The designation was recently awarded by Baby Friendly USA, Inc., following an extensive application and approval process.

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Community Healthcare System hospitals among America's Best for Patient Safety according to Women's Choice Awards


The hospitals of Community Healthcare System have been named among America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award®. The award signifies that for patient safety, Community Hospital, Munster, St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart, are in the top 16 percent of 3,179 hospitals in the country.

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Regional Health Clinic Emphasizes Importance of Flu Shot

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The flu is something everyone hopes to avoid. From the fever, chills, and body aches to even more unpleasant effects, the flu takes people away from work and their daily lives. Whether it lasts for a day or more, the toll it takes is something anyone would avoid if possible.

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Park Place of St. John Prepares Incoming Residents


When we’re faced with making decisions and researching the best senior care facilities for our loved ones, it can be stressful. You want to know what type of services are provided, what personal belongings they should take with them, and which documents to bring during admission to make things run as efficiently as possible.

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Empowering Women, Dr. Siatras Takes Pride in her Work at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center


The field of imaging is unique, giving doctors and technologists the opportunity to see inside of the human body. With technology constantly advancing and allowing for clearer, more telling images, radiologists and technologists are lucky to be within a field that offers so much opportunity to help others.

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Residences at Deer Creek Hosts "Fire and Ice" Event

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On Wednesday, January 31, the Residences at Deer Creek in Schererville invited the community out to their “Fire and Ice” event, enjoying what Deer Creek made open to the public with no admission costs.

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