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School of Echocardiography Celebrates 2018 Class of Graduates


School-of-Echocardiography-Celebrates-2018-Class-of-GraduatesThe Franciscan Health St. Anthony School of Echocardiography Class of 2018 was honored during a graduation program on Nov. 9 at the Marian Education Center at Franciscan Health Crown Point.

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What Consumers Need To Know About Specialty Benefits


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People looking to save money on health care costs might consider skipping specialty benefits such as vision, dental or disability during open enrollment, the time each fall when millions of Americans, including Northwestern Indiana residents, select or switch their health benefits for 2019.

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Franciscan Health of Michigan City, Beacon Health Systems Announce $21.6 Million Hospital Project in La Porte

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Representatives of Beacon Health System and Franciscan Health welcomed local residents and city officials to the blessing and groundbreaking celebration of the new, $21.6 million Franciscan Beacon Hospital project.

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Seniors Get Screenings, Snacks and Vital Information at Chesterton Health Fair


Seniors-Get-Screenings-Snacks-and-Vital-Information-at-Chesterton-Health-Fair_01 A Senior Health and Wellness Fair sponsored by Franciscan ACO attracted in excess of 120 community members to Chesterton’s Sand Creek Country Club on Nov. 7.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City Recognized for Heart Center


rot6The Heart Center at Franciscan Health Michigan City has been awarded as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Heart Center has maintained this distinction since 2016.

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Addison Pointe & Rehabilitation Center's Exceptional Service Receives Praise from Patients and Their Families

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Whether you’re a family member of a potential resident, it’s never too early to start thinking about senior living and care. Taking the time to plan for this step can enhance the quality of life until that point and provide reassurance for those about to start. At Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation, this portion of life is considered the most important, as they focus their staff and facility to provide the highest quality of living. If you are considering or even thinking about senior care and living, here is a chance to read testimonials from patients and family members who have received exceptional service from Addison Pointe.

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Porter-Starke Services of Valparaiso Says “Welcome Home” to Residents with Opening Celebration for New Aurora View Apartments and Townhomes

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Representatives from Porter-Starke Services welcomed community officials, partners, and concerned citizens to celebrate the grand opening celebration of their new Aurora View Apartments and Townhomes project, providing safe, affordable housing to homeless and disabled residents of the area.

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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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