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Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C.: serving community members across the Region for 19 years

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For 19 years, the skilled providers at Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C., have been taking care of community members across the Region. Led by Dr. Keith Pitchford, founder, president and CEO, the team at Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine can effectively address everything from knee replacements to tennis elbow, and beyond.

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Community Healthcare System honored for corporate leadership by Calumet College

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Community Healthcare System was presented with the 2019 Corporate Leadership Award at Calumet College of St. Joseph’s 54th Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Gala.

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Blessing and Open House Welcomes Community to New Franciscan ExpressCare location in St. John

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Members of the media are invited to the blessing and open house for the new Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell location at 8345 Wicker Ave. in St. John on Wednesday, May 8.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City raises flag for organ donation during Donate Life Month remembrance celebration

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The Donate Life flag is raised on the flag pole in front of Franciscan Health Michigan City on April 30, 2019.
The Rev. Bill O’Toole blesses the Donate Life flag held by transplant recipients Doris Mitchell, center, and Kathy Lewis before it was raised in front of Franciscan Health Michigan City.
Michael Henderson, professional services coordinator for VisionFirst, holds the Vision Award presented to Franciscan Health Michigan City, with hospital President/CEO Dean Mazzoni, left, and Vice President Operations and Chief Nursing Officer Trish Weber

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Maria Chicchelly Joins Methodist Hospitals as Assistant Vice President of Patient Care Services

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Methodist Hospitals announces the appointment of Maria Chicchelly to the position of Assistant Vice President, Patient Care at the Northlake Campus in Gary. Maria has over 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in Acute Medical/Surgical Care, Women’s Health and Inpatient/Outpatient Behavioral Health. She has served in roles as Director of Nursing and Director of Patient Care Services at Presence Health - St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago. Maria holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Resurrection University, Chicago; and a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University, Chicago. 

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A Day in the Life of a Veterinarian at McAfee Animal Hospital

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The team at McAfee Animal Hospital (MAH) never knows what the day will all entail. The dedicated veterinary team sees more than 130 patients on any given day, and it’s anyone’s guess who is going to walk through the door next.

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First Safe Haven Baby Box at an Indiana hospital receives blessing at Franciscan Health Michigan City


First-Safe-Haven-Baby-Box-at-an-Indiana-hospital-receives-blessing-at-Franciscan-Health-Michigan-City-2019_01 A device for new mothers in crisis, born out of one woman’s experience as an abandoned infant, is now available at Franciscan Health Michigan City, as the Safe Haven Baby Box received its formal blessing on Tuesday.

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Porter Health Care System's Extends Appreciation and Honors to its Volunteers

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The volunteers at Porter Health Care System enjoyed a celebratory luncheon at Old Town Banquet Center in Valparaiso on April 11, during National Volunteers Week.

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Porter Regional Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Centers+ Designation for Cardiac Care


Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-Soon Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized Porter Regional Hospital with a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated providers that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.

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Community Healthcare System Hospitals Recognized With Business Award at Gary Disability Awareness Celebration


Community-Healthcare-System-Hospitals-Recognized-With-Business-Award-at-Gary-Disability-Awareness-CelebrationThree Northwest Indiana residents, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana and Community Healthcare System were honored Wednesday, March 27, during the 13th annual Disability Awareness Awards at Genesis Convention Center, Gary. The awards, from the Mayor’s Organization on Disabilities (MOD) and Gary Human Relations Commission, honor those who make outstanding contributions to improving the lives and opportunities of people with disabilities.

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Franciscan Health representatives join Northwest Indiana leaders, Indiana first lady in conversation on reducing infant mortality


Franciscan-Health-representatives-join-Northwest-Indiana-leaders-Indiana-first-lady-in-conversation-on-reducing-infant-mortalityFranciscan Health representatives joined Indiana first lady Janet Holcomb, health advocates and Northwest Indiana leaders at a luncheon on April 4 to address the state’s high rate of infant mortality.

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