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NWI Nephrology Celebrates Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art ARA Gary Dialysis Center

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The ARA Gary Dialysis Center started bustling with patients back in January, but official opened its doors on Thursday April 11 when Northwest Indiana Nephrology and the American Renal Associates (ARA) celebrated the new facility’s Grand Opening. An open house allowed patients and community members to explore the highest standards for renal care in the Region.

Located right off I-80/94 at 1705 W. 25th Ave., the new dialysis center is directly connected to Northwest Indiana Nephrology’s Gary office. Featuring state-of-the-art treatment options and comfort care in a convenient location, NWI Nephrology and ARA strove to make dialysis as easy and comfortable for patients as possible.

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Francisan Health's Grace Project helps change lives of mothers and infants

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The ongoing opioid crisis has no distinct face. Anyone can suffer from addiction, regardless of income, demographics, health, or age. Pregnant women and their newborns represent an affected demographic with unique struggles.

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Answers to Your Health Insurance Questions


United-Healthcare-Answers-to-Your-Health-Insurance-QuestionsFrom enrollment to coverage to claims – health insurance concepts can be difficult to keep straight. Your health is important and so is asking questions. We gathered the most common questions our customer service representatives are asked, with answers from our experts.

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Elementary school students shine in Show Us Your Heart art exhibit

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During National Heart Month, La Porte Hospital had a message for middle schoolers throughout the county: “Show Us Your Heart!” The students created inspiring works of art that brightened various hospital locations throughout the month, and winners were announced Tuesday at a reception at the La Porte Hospital LifeWorks campus in Michigan City.

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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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