Sepsis is a dangerous condition that can occur when an infection leads to tissue damage, organ failure or even death. In Hobart, St. Mary Medical Center has attained a new milestone in the battle against this potentially deadly illness.
Family-friendly activities will welcome the public to a glimpse of the future of healthcare at the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital during an open house celebration from noon to 4 PM on Saturday, Dec. 8.
How do you manage costs when it comes to health care? According to Mike Telesky, Vice President of Key Account Sales and Account Management at UnitedHealthcare, you create a culture of health ownership. Health ownership not only empowers people to make better decisions about their health, but makes sure they are well-informed and present for decisions involving their health and future.
For the eighth consecutive year, families gathered with Community Healthcare System staff members, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network representatives and VisionFirst officials to honor the area’s organ, eye and tissue donors.
Most people know about rheumatoid arthritis, a painful inflammatory condition that affects the joints. What many people don’t realize, according to Community Care Network Rheumatologist Kirk Jenkins, MD, who recently joined the staff at St. Mary Medical Center and Community Hospital, is that the same autoimmune disease that causes the arthritis can also affect other areas of the body including heart, lungs and skin.
The LifeWorks Building of La Porte Hospital in Michigan City is now offering 3D mammography services as part of the hospital’s full-scale initiative to improve access to care. The new mammogram service comprises leading-edge 3D technology, and offers women a new, convenient option for annual screening.
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.
Franciscan Health of Michigan City, Beacon Health Systems Announce $21.6 Million Hospital Project in La Porte
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.
The 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.