Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Gus Galante, MD, has made a $900 donation to the Women’s Diagnostic Center of Community Hospital. The contribution to the breast diagnostic imaging fund will help local women – those without insurance and who otherwise couldn’t afford it - receive imaging and biopsy services at the Women’s Diagnostic Center.
In anticipation of the Jan. 12 opening, the new Franciscan Health Michigan City made its long-awaited debut with a hospital blessing and a series of open houses that showcased a $243 million project 2-1/2 years in the making.
State Department of Health officials from both Indiana and Illinois were in attendance on Thursday, Dec. 6, for a blessing and open house for a first-of-its-kind clinic in the state that aims to fill an urgent need to test and treat patients for hepatitis C and HIV.
Most bells heard this time of year are associated with the holidays, but for Rev. Ronald Brauer, at least one chime marked a significant accomplishment for which he is thankful. Brauer recently struck the “healing bell” at the La Porte Hospital Wound Care Center to mark the completion of his successful treatment of a dangerous foot ulcer. The experience at the center, he said, was one of compassionate, thorough care that involved a thoughtful team approach.
THE PURE FAT LOSS CHALLENGE (the PFLC) is a fun, unique and challenging 12 week, (starting January 1st) high accountability program designed to support, teach, lead and guide those who are serious about shedding their unwanted body fat. Most people find it fun being part of a team of motivated people all working towards the same goal. This program has been successful for people who have weighed close to 500lbs as well as individuals who didn’t even want to shed fat, but rather to build muscle so they could compete in light weight division body building competitions. Everyone, from teenagers to seniors and men and women, has had success with the PFLC!
Addison Pointe Employee Warms the Staff in Winter Months
Sepsis is a dangerous condition that can occur when an infection leads to tissue damage, organ failure or even death. In Hobart, St. Mary Medical Center has attained a new milestone in the battle against this potentially deadly illness.
Family-friendly activities will welcome the public to a glimpse of the future of healthcare at the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital during an open house celebration from noon to 4 PM on Saturday, Dec. 8.
How do you manage costs when it comes to health care? According to Mike Telesky, Vice President of Key Account Sales and Account Management at UnitedHealthcare, you create a culture of health ownership. Health ownership not only empowers people to make better decisions about their health, but makes sure they are well-informed and present for decisions involving their health and future.
For over the past 2 decades, Justin Savich has had a passion for helping people reach their potential with their physical bodies. Since he was in high school he knew there was a calling on his life to serve people in the way he does today. He loved helping people and he loved working out. One day it clicked for him that he could help people work out.