The newest Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell location opened on Monday, June 17 in St. John. The new location at 8345 Wicker Ave., across the street from Lake Central High School, replaces the former St. John ExpressCare location on 97th Lane, which closed on April 12.
Franciscan Health staff, members of the St. John Chamber of Commerce and local officials welcomed the newest Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell location during a blessing and open house on Wednesday, May 8.
La Porte Hospital has announced the addition of Dr. Andleeb Bangash, a cardiologist, to La Porte Physician Network. Dr. Bangash’s office is located at 901 Lincolnway, Suite 302 in La Porte. She is accepting new patients.
The last thing most people want when they get sick is a trip to the emergency department. Oftentimes, emergency care isn’t necessary to get you on your way again. Community Healthcare System’s new Immediate Care facility in Munster opened January 28 to help patients get the highest level of care they need without a trip to the ED. They hosted an open house at the new building on Saturday.
Community Hospital is expanding access to healthcare services for local residents with the opening of Community Immediate Care Munster at 1946 45th Street, near the Munster-Highland border. The public is invited to tour the newly constructed building, meet the staff and enjoy door prizes and refreshments during an open house from 9 am to 12 pm, Saturday, January 26. The center opens for business on Monday, January 28.
As a new primary care provider at St. Mary Medical Center’s Portage Health Center II, 3545 Arbors Blvd., Robert Khoury, DO, considers himself not just a family doctor, but also a leader in overall care and the prevention of illness and disease. That leadership aspect of general practice is one reason Khoury said he chose to pursue primary care.
Building for the future, the La Porte community celebrated the groundbreaking of the New La Porte Hospital on August 23. This project marks the largest update to the downtown La Porte area in decades and the new facility is projected to open its doors Fall of 2020. Hospital and community officials expect that the $125 million-dollar investment will progress healthcare in the community, and benefit the city both economically and from a healthcare standpoint.
In this day and age of accessibility, it’s easy to treat ailments through prescribed medications. The problem is, prescription drugs aren’t always the smartest or safest option when it comes to managing pain. Chesterton Physical Therapy, Inc. offers a variety of specialized treatments to manage those tricky circumstances that lead to pain and damage.
After first breaking ground just three years ago, the Franciscan Health Cancer Center in Munster is now proud to welcome patients from all around Northwest Indiana. What started as a hopeful vision where patients in the Region could receive cancer treatment close to home, has now come to life and is even more incredible than anticipated.