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Franciscan Health Crown Point: A Warming Gesture for Cancer Patients

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As part of a public service campaign in partnership with the Chicago-based Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, International Subaru of Merrillville representatives Chris Smith, sales manager (left, white shirt) and Nick Ferguson (right, white shirt), recently donated 80 blankets, “to spread hope, love and warmth,” for cancer patients at Franciscan Health Crown Point.

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Franciscan Health’s new Munster Cancer Center brings Incredible Technology to Northwest Indiana

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After first breaking ground just three years ago, the Franciscan Health Cancer Center in Munster is now proud to welcome patients from all around Northwest Indiana. What started as a hopeful vision where patients in the Region could receive cancer treatment close to home, has now come to life and is even more incredible than anticipated.

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La Porte Hospital Patient Receives Area’s First Leadless Pacemaker


La-Porte-Hospital-Patient-Receives-Areas-First-Leadless-Pacemaker_01 A pacemaker the size of a large vitamin rests inside the heart of retired Michigan City priest Bob Gehring, and he couldn’t be happier. In fact, he said, he feels better than before, and can’t recall any pain from the procedure whatsoever.

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Inspiration Wood: Ron’s Oil Journey

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In September of 2017, I attended the doTERRA Global Convention with my wife, Kim and my son, Mark. I had not had much experience with oils but went along to be supportive and learn more about the company that my wife loves so much. The first presentation addressed that despite the increasing expense of healthcare in the U.S., Americans are becoming less healthy. I knew that I was an example of this. My weight was out of control and my health was rapidly declining. But I did not know how to change or if change was even possible anymore.

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Community Healthcare System offering Back to School Physicals in 2018

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Cost does not include immunizations, medications and diagnostic tests or follow up. Payment is due at the time of service. Insurance will not be billed for exam. Appointments are required. Please bring school forms.

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Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Enjoys Visit from National American Miss Indiana

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Living well is the lifestyle you will find at Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton. Our well-trained, compassionate staff supervise every aspect of resident's wellness. With 24-hour nursing care, Addison Pointe focuses on the entire spectrum of one's well-being; from their physical and emotional health to their needs for friendship and intellectual stimulation.

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Pocket Technology Provides Instant Report Card for Rehab Patient, Family

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Rehabilitation patients at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System have help in the palm of their hand tracking progress toward their recovery goals. RehabTracker is a phone app that enables the patient to view updates from their therapy team, track progress on areas of functional improvement and share the results with designated friends and family. Through a partnership with Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS), this app has been made available to Community Healthcare System patients.

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NWI Nephrology Focuses on Patient Care and Education at Merrillville Location

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Finding a quality location for kidney treatment can be paramount in understanding the steps necessary to take care of yourself. The team at NWI Nephrology in Merrillville is consistently striving to provide quality care and education for their patients.

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St. Catherine Hospital Sponsors Kawann Short STEM and Youth Football Camp

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Every summer for the past three years, NFL stars have gathered on the football field at East Chicago Central High School for a camp hosted by alumnus, Kawann Short. Thanks to a partnership with Community Healthcare System’s St. Catherine Hospital, it grew into something beyond simple coaching into a day for training, education, and, most importantly, health.

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Check Out These 5-Star Reviews for Chesterton Physical Therapy!

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Some businesses dread getting a new review online, uncertain of what that little paragraph will hold. Chesterton Physical Therapy, however, has happy, satisfied customers who are constantly providing positive reviews for them!

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St. Catherine Hospital Sponsors ‘Health Zone’ at Kawann Short Stem Expo & Youth Football Camp

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St. Catherine Hospital is teaming up with Carolina Panthers Defensive Tackle Kawann Short Sat, July 7, for the STEM Expo + Youth Football Camp, held at East Chicago Central High School, 1100 W. Columbus Dr.

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