Giving the gift of life through organ donation is one of the most selfless acts one can do. For the over 120,000 people currently waiting for a transplant, that gift means the world. The medical staff at Porter Regional Hospital knows this fact all to well, which is why they have decided to recognize April as Donate Life Month, an event which they kicked off on Thursday with a flag ceremony.
With the fast-paced and ever-changing nature of the healthcare system, hospitals must strive for continued improvement and innovation. Over the last year, Porter Regional Hospital has seen such growth, with much of the credit going to David Steinberg, Quality Improvement Data Manager, who has recently been named Non-Clinical Manager of the Year.
Methodist Hospitals has a tradition of honoring its employees by holding an annual service awards banquet to recognize employees for their years of service in 5 year increments ranging from 5 to 45 years.
Inspiring and caring with grace and integrity; these are qualities that Jaime El-Talabani’s coworkers use to describe her and the work she does at Porter Regional Hospital. Recently named Associate of the Year, El-Talabani has devoted her career to being House Supervisor, helping and healing others.
NorthShore Health Centers is full of wonderful providers capable of giving top notch care to their clients. From dentistry to pediatric care, these providers are caring, compassionate, and eager to help the communities they live in.
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.
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.
Northwest Indiana Nephrology is a leader in kidney care and treatment in the Region. With locations all across Northwest Indiana, their doctors and staff provide convenient and high quality care to their patients. Their Munster location, previously located at Community Hospital, moved last October to an accessible, convenient location right off Calumet Avenue.
There is and always will be a need for health services. These services come in all forms. From ambulance and emergency services, to simple doctor’s visits for a checkup and even urgent care, hospitals and clinics come in all kinds of sizes.
Health problems that result in painful symptoms often disrupt your lifestyle. The physicians at Centers for Pain Control and Vein Care provide comprehensive care to help manage your pain, alleviate symptoms, and improve your quality of life.
We published hundreds of articles on the NWIndianaLife Health Section this past year. Saved lives, notable symposiums, and stories of people doing great things were all fair game for sharing. With so many notable events in Northwest Indiana, it’s no wonder we had so many stories to choose from!