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Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Scholarship Applications Open Until March 15, 2019


Healthcare-Foundation-of-La-Porte-logoThe Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) takes great pride in offering scholarship awards to students in the La Porte community, a tradition started by the La Porte Hospital Foundation in 1983. In addition to multiple scholarships available through HFL, scholarship opportunities funded by the La Porte Hospital Auxiliary will also be accessible through the same application process. A total of $70,000 will be awarded in 2019.

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High Points in Community Healthcare System

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With its vast network of outpatient clinics, physician offices, and extensive network of services, Community Healthcare System provides Northwest Indiana with greater access to high quality healthcare.

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Hospitals of Community Healthcare System Offer Training Program for Entry-level Pharmacy Technicians


chs-stock High school students looking to pursue a career in healthcare may want to consider the new Pharmacy Technician program available through the hospitals of Community Healthcare System.

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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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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 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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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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Franciscan Health Now Taking Applications for EMT and Paramedic Training Programs


rot4The Franciscan Health Emergency Medical Services Academy Crown Point will accept applications until 4 p.m. November 30 for its next emergency medical technician and paramedic training programs.

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Franciscan Health: Heat Exhaustion Or Heat Stroke?


Franciscan-Health-Heat-Exhaustion-Or-Heat-Stroke_01 With heat indices exceeding 100 degrees for the next week, it's important to take measures such as:

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UnitedHealthcare Debunking Your Diet: Coffee


United-Healthcare-Coffee Before you pour that next cup, coffee drinkers, have you heard all the health news on your beverage of choice? Some studies give java high marks, while others recommend cutting back. With all that back-and-forth, it can be hard to track the mixed buzz around coffee.

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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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