Wednesday, January 27, 2021
The Pink Ribbon Society donated $10,000 to the Methodist Hospitals Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center recently. Ann Peters, President and Founder of the Pink Ribbon Society, and Chris Cain, Vice President of the Board of Directors, proudly presented Jennifer Sanders, Manager of the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center with...
According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2015 Facts and Figures report, African-Americans are two times more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer’s disease than whites and less likely to have a diagnosis of their condition, resulting in less time for treatment and planning. The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to raising awareness...
As one mother was burying her only child, her friend, a mother of three, was preparing to undergo life-saving surgery. Tanisha Basham, 41, from University Park, Ill., was a supervisor at a local grocery store. Always high-energy, Tanisha became sick in 2013. With her energy depleted and struggling to breathe,...
PROMISES MADE, PROMISES KEPT. Barbara Bates, president of the Barbara Bates Foundation signs off on the final installment of the Foundation’s $500K pledge to fund the Barbara Bates Foundation Breast Wellness Center at Sinai Health System. The Barbara Bates Foundation Meets $500k Commitment To Mount Sinai Hospital for Bates Foundation...
Eric Schulte, MD One of the area’s leading cardiologists, Eric Schulte, MD, recently joined Community Healthcare System’s Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) team of physicians. CCNI is the physician group affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center and all Community Healthcare System hospitals. Dr. Schulte has been on staff at St. Mary...
Indiana Immunization Coalition Celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month Think you outgrew the need for vaccines when you graduated from high school and moved out of your parents’ house? Not so. Every year, thousands of young adults in the U. S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from...
ICDs Implantable Cardiovascular Defibrillator Methodist Hospitals First To Implant In NWI Methodist Hospitals in Gary and Merrillville Indiana is the first hospital in NWI offering patients the first implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) system approved for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Many patients rely on ICDs to detect irregular heartbeats...
THE THREE HONOREES recognized for their performance in exemplifying the core values of MHA from l-r are Errika Denham, Victoria Prochno and Rhiannon Kinsey. Three Mental Health America of Lake County professionals were recently honored as recipients of Healthy Families Indiana awards during the Institute for Strengthening Families. The honorees...
Valentine Sanchez and Michelle Jeffers The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. One nurse from each campus is honored with this award three times a year. Patients and visitors may nominate a deserving nurse by...
Image by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Today, in conjunction with World AIDS Day, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy is releasing the Federal Action Plan for 2016-2020, which outlines specific Federal agency actions to implement the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy next year and through 2020. This...