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La Porte Hospital, La Porte Physician Network, Healthcare Foundation of La Porte’s Slicer Health Clinic Brings Accessible Healthcare to La Porte Students

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La Porte Community Schools recently –opened the Slicer Health Clinic located within La Porte High School. The Slicer Clinic was made possible by La Porte Hospital and La Porte Physician Network alongside a generous grant from the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte. The projects is the fruition of a community working together to improve health of youth and families of the region, and committing to serve every student in need.

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Slicer Health Clinic Open for Business at La Porte Community School Corporation


Slicer-Health-Clinic-Open-for-Business-at-La-Porte-Community-School-Corporation_01The Slicer Health Clinic, a service of La Porte Physician Network, is open for business to serve all students within the La Porte Community School Corporation, thanks to a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, and support from the school board and La Porte Hospital administration.

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A Gorgeous Day for Bike Michiana and Walk for Hospice


Center-for-Hospice-A-Gorgeous-Day-for-Bike-Michiana-and-Walk-for-Hospice-2018September 23 turned out to be one terrific day. It started with a cool morning and continued into a bright, sunny day with a light breeze and 72 degrees. Not a bad start for the 10th Annual Bike Michiana for Hospice (BMFH) and the 33rd Annual Walk for Hospice. This year saw two exciting changes to these signature fundraisers: it was the first time the events were held on the same day, and it was the first time the bike event started and ended at CHC’s Mishawaka Campus, adjacent to Central Park.

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Slicer Health Clinic Tour Opportunity

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Officials from La Porte Hospital, La Porte Physician Network, La Porte Community School Corporation, and the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte will be touring the new Slicer Health Clinic student-based health center at 4 p.m., Mon., Oct. 22 at La Porte High School, 602 F Street, La Porte. Use the main entrance.

The Slicer Health Clinic is a project of La Porte Physician Network and the La Porte Community School Corporation, made possible with a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte. It opened at the beginning of this school year and offers services to all students in the school corporation.

Area media representatives are invited to visit at this time to see the clinic, meet the providers, and discuss the project with officials from the various entities.

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St. Mary Medical Center Is First Hospital in NW Indiana to Offer Robot-assisted Knee-replacement Surgery


chs-stock St. Mary Medical Center of Hobart has become the first hospital in Northwest Indiana to offer robot-assisted, partial and total knee replacements using the Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery System. This latest advancement in knee replacement surgery benefits patients by providing a personalized surgical experience that can help shorten recovery time and reduce pain following the procedure.

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Shout Out to Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Team Members

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Only the most compassionate senior care centers hire the employees to truly match their level of commitment. At Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center, employees go above and beyond the norm to provide the best possible care for their residents. Aside from their dedication, the level of empathy they give to each aspect of their job shows.

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A UnitedHealthcare Employee Spotlight: Mike Telesky

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Health Insurance. To some, those are scary words, but to Mike Telesky, Vice President of Key Account Sales and Account Management at UnitedHealthcare, they represent a fulfilling career. With plenty of opportunities to help others, the career presents him with a chance to have more than just a job.

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Porter County TRIAD Health Expo Highlights NWI Senior Care Options

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On Tuesday, Community Healthcare System’s Valparaiso Health Center of St. Mary Medical Center played host to one of the Region’s biggest health fairs of the year: the Porter County TRIAD Health Expo. With dozens of vendors, free continental breakfast and lunch, and several health and safety, the event helped visitors to learn more about senior healthcare services around the Region.

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IHA Honors Munster Community Hospital's Puntillo for Safe Sleep Efforts

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Nurse clinician Mary Puntillo of Community Hospital, Munster, has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2018 Douglas J. Leonard Indiana Caregiver of the Year award. The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) award honors an individual whose performance in the delivery of care is considered exemplary by patients and peers.

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New Primary Care Doctor in Michigan City Focused on Positive Encouragement for Good Health

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Scott Gogulski, D.O., a new primary care doctor in Michigan City, comes from a family of healthcare providers. That exposure, plus his desire to help people, led him to a career in family medicine. Gogulski is accepting new patients at La Porte Physician Network Primary Care in the LifeWorks Building at 3777 N. Frontage Road, Michigan City.

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Franciscan Health Opens First Hobart ExpressCare and WorkingWell

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On Thursday, Hobart celebrated and welcomed the new Franciscan ExpressCare and Franciscan WorkingWell in their community with a blessing, an open house, and a ribbon cutting. This marks Franciscan Health’s first presence in the Hobart region, which is a huge step forward for the community. The Franciscan team have been working hard and rapidly to get the Urgent Care and Occupational Health facility up and running. They have evaluated that the opening of this facility is spot on with the market and just in time to provide for the ever changing needs of the area.

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