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Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Members Row, Row, Row Their Way Into First Place in World Challenge, 10th Consecutive Win

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For a 10th consecutive year, members of the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe team have been named champions of the World Rowing competition. Overall the team placed first, this time rowing a whopping 23,102,423 meters, beating out 79 other international teams entered in the Health/Fitness division.

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Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso, Independent Cat Society Team Up to Bring Feline Visitors to Residents

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Few things can make people smile more reliably than a visit from friendly, furry pets. The residents at Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso have been experiencing this first hand with visits from the Independent Cat Society and their felines each month.

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NorthShore Health Centers Brings Expecting Mothers Together in Centering Pregnancy Group

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For new mothers especially, pregnancy can be an intimidating journey. Support from friends, family, and healthcare professionals can relieve a lot of the nerves, but sometimes talking to someone going through the exact same experience enriches that support. NorthShore Health Centers now hosts Centering Pregnancy programs to help patients gain knowledge and confidence as they approach labor.

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Happy National Nurses Week to Journey Senior Living's Director of Nursing Sophia!


Happy-National-Nurses-Week-to-Journey-Senior-Livings-Director-of-Nursing-SophiaThe first full week of May is National Nurses Week; the time when we all come together to show appreciation for our incredible nursing staff! So in honor of that, we wanted to shine the spotlight on the brilliant Director of Nursing for Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso, Sophia Politakis! Read on below to learn more about her and what makes her such an amazing nurse!

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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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ECC Team Supports Alzheimer's and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana's 2018 Alzheimer's Walk

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An early morning storm could not keep Extended Care Consulting and many other dauntless supporters from Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana’s 18th annual fundraising walk. Held at the Lake County Fairgrounds, the event helped raise funds for programs to support individuals and families facing Alzheimer’s or related dementias.

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Porter Regional Hospital Celebrates National Nurses Week 2018 with Ceremony

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On Thursday afternoon, Porter Regional Hospital celebrated National Nurses Week by hosting a ceremony to honor the nurses and supporting staff that interact and care for their patients each day.

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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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NorthShore Health Centers says “We are Wild About Moms” and Proves It

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On any given day, moms can treat their kids to loads of fun at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center. On May 8, NorthShore Health Centers commandeered the space and hosted “We are Wild About Moms,” an event designed to treat moms for a change!

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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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