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Local Business Unites With Women’s Diagnostic Center in the Fight Against Breast Cancer


As part of their mission to give back to the community and spread goodwill, Illiana Heating & Air Conditioning owners Tom and Sue Krygsheld held their annual October fundraiser, setting aside a portion of the proceeds from the business’ service calls to help women benefit from early detection of breast cancer.

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Emily Waters of La Porte Hospital Finds Meaning and Pride in Bringing Accessible Healthcare to the Community


In the healthcare industry, it isn’t just anyone who can find their place and not only survive, but thrive and excel at what they do. One such person is Emily Waters, Director of Primary Care in the La Porte Physician Network, who was recently named Non-Clinical Manager of the Year.

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La Porte Hospital Releases Rendering, New Details About Hospital


The La Porte Hospital Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a rendering of the new La Porte hospital, marking the next major development of the facility that is expected to open in 2020. The rendering, which may undergo some minor changes before the final design is complete, depicts a view that looks onto the main entrance, and shows the emergency department entrance to the side.

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Largest Northwest Indiana Orthopedic Specialists Group Aligns With Franciscan Health


Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute, the largest orthopedic group in Northwest Indiana, and Franciscan Alliance, parent organization of Franciscan Health, entered into professional services and co-management agreements effective Jan. 1.

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Community Healthcare Partners’ ACO Is Now a Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization

chs-stockCommunity Healthcare Partners ACO, Inc. has announced participation in the Medicare Shared Saving Program (MSSP) as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Community Healthcare Partners ACO or CHP ACO is the clinically integrated provider network that unites more than 700 independent and employed physicians and other providers with Community Healthcare System’s hospitals: Community Hospital, Munster, St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart.

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NWI Nephrology Brings Patient-Focused Care to the Region at their Munster Location


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.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: Pet Therapy Program Notes Second Anniversary

Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-Pet-Therapy-Program-Notes-Second-AnniversaryLiving a philosophy of “man’s best friend also can be a healer,” Franciscan Health Crown Point celebrated the second anniversary of its Pet Therapy program recently, with a gathering in the hospital’s Marian Education Center that was attended by most of the team members and their canines. The program has brought relief and pleasure to hundreds of patients and their families throughout the hospital since its inception, thanks to the two-year effort of coordinator Julie Canady, an administrative assistant in the Franciscan Health Marketing Department. Six dogs initially joined the effort, which now has 27 canines, along with owners and other members.

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Teamwork Ensures Top-quality Care Services for Moms, Babies

Teamwork-Ensures-Top-Quality-Care-Services-for-Moms-BabiesKhendall Jones recently gave birth to the first child born at Franciscan Health Hammond this year and in the process, was the recipient of a three-hospital teamwork of obstetrics and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit services.

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Dr. Miller Becomes Cancer Liaison Representative

Dr-Miller-Becomes-Cancer-Liaison-RepresentativeLuke Miller, MD, recently received a three-year appointment as cancer liaison physician for Franciscan Health Hammond.

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Relax and Rejuvenate With New Results-Driven Treatments at Spa Blu

spa-blu-jan-2015Now that the holiday rush is over, guests at spa blu, the luxurious spa and salon at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, IN, are destressing with the latest face and body treatments.

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WorkingWell, Franciscan Health Grows to Meet Health Needs in Portage

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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.

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