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Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System Partner in Small Acute Care Hospital with ER in La Porte

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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.

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Primary Care Physician Robert Khoury, DO, joins St. Mary Medical Center's Portage Health Center II

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As a new primary care provider at St. Mary Medical Center’s Portage Health Center II, 3545 Arbors Blvd., Robert Khoury, DO, considers himself not just a family doctor, but also a leader in overall care and the prevention of illness and disease. That leadership aspect of general practice is one reason Khoury said he chose to pursue primary care.

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Community Healthcare System Cuts Ribbon on St. Mary Medical Center Occupational Health Clinic

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On Tuesday evening, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the new Community Healthcare System Occupational Health clinic in Valparaiso to celebrate the location’s opening this month. The clinic is located at 1051 Southpoint Circle, south of US 30 and just west of Marsh St. This is the fifth Occupational Health location that Community Healthcare System has launched in Northwest Indiana.

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Dyer Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Sheffield Manor Extend Options and Comfort to Veterans

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The small, secure forms of comfort are the ones that can really improve a senior’s quality of life. Sheffield Manor and Dyer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center want to help give the community a push in the right direction by giving them the information they need to cultivate such comforts on behalf their senior community. Some citizens don't realize that the Department of Veterans Affairs' Aid & Attendance Pension can help make qualified seniors’ lives easier. On Tuesday, Sheffield Manor of Dyer hosted an event to give residents and the surrounding community the inside scoop on benefits designed to help pay for care.

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Addison Pointe Stays on the Cutting Edge of Fun, Effective Physical Rehab

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Getting yourself or a loved one back on their feet after a surgery seems like a daunting task at first. Rigorous physical training, often outdated methods, or simply taking the time out of a day can all make it difficult. Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton has made it a goal since they first got their start to stay on the cutting edge of rehab programs and make sure that their guests have a fun, quick, and successful experience that gets them back into their everyday routine.

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Vein and Laser Institute Open House Celebrates a Year of Exceeding Expectations

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In celebration of their first anniversary in Valparaiso, Vein & Laser Institute opened it doors to the public Thursday evening.

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Journey Senior Living Celebrates the Individual with Quality Food Choices and Personalized Memory Care

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Journey Senior Living, voted the Best of Senior Living 2018 by SeniorAdvisor.com, understands that love, compassion, and dignity are the true difference makers in providing quality senior care. Every aspect of Journey Senior Living’s award-winning support is hands-on and personalized, from their menu to their memory care.

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Franciscan Health Now Taking Applications for EMT and Paramedic Training Programs


rot4The Franciscan Health Emergency Medical Services Academy Crown Point will accept applications until 4 p.m. November 30 for its next emergency medical technician and paramedic training programs.

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Spotlight on Sue Huttel, Administrator for Belvedere Senior Housing

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Belvedere Senior Housing offers an affordable assisted lifestyle community for older adults, and it also accepts Medicaid waiver. The moment she found out that such an assisted living facility was opening near her, Sue Huttel leapt at the chance to apply.

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Hospitals of Community Healthcare System Earn Get With the Guidelines Stroke Quality Achievement Awards

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The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has presented the hospitals of Community Healthcare System with Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. St. Catherine Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center have achieved Gold Plus status and Community Hospital has earned Silver Plus.

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Region Native Dr. Dalal helps Women take Charge of their Health at Community Healthcare System

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is still a month away, but the hospitals of Community Healthcare System are not resting when it comes to tackling the disease that 1 in 8 US women will develop over their lifetime. Dr. Janushi Dalal, MD, a radiologist who works at the healthcare system's locations across the Region including St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart; Community Hospital, Munster and St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, is dedicated to making sure women around Northwest Indiana are armed with the knowledge they need to detect and battle breast cancer.

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