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.
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.
At the Vein & Laser Institute, Dr. Omar Barakat has played a profound role in treating those with venous insufficiency. From his compassionate character to his in-depth knowledge of medicine and radiology, Dr. Barakat strives to do his best in serving his patients day in and day out.
On Thursday afternoon, Porter Regional Hospital celebrated National Nurses Week by hosting a ceremony to honor the nurses and supporting staff that interact and care for their patients each day.
Managing one emergency department sounds overwhelming, but managing three? That seems beyond human capabilities. Deborah Shepherd, Clinical Director of Emergency Services at Porter Regional Hospital, proves that this is indeed possible. With her positive energy and dedication to her community, Shepherd has been an effective leader and compassionate nurse, earning her the award of Clinical Manager of the Year.
Journey Senior Living Hosts Dr. Mark Simaga for Information Session on Alzheimer's and Dementia Diseases
Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso is working every day to weave itself into the fabric of Valparaiso, and often provides community education toward this goal. Thursday, Dr. Mark Simaga came to the facility to present a public program about Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
The NorthShore Health Center of Portage and Kona Ice of the Dunes teamed up on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate this year’s National Chill Out day - the official end to the tax season.
Giving the gift of life through organ donation is one of the most selfless acts one can do. For the over 120,000 people currently waiting for a transplant, that gift means the world. The medical staff at Porter Regional Hospital knows this fact all to well, which is why they have decided to recognize April as Donate Life Month, an event which they kicked off on Thursday with a flag ceremony.
With the fast-paced and ever-changing nature of the healthcare system, hospitals must strive for continued improvement and innovation. Over the last year, Porter Regional Hospital has seen such growth, with much of the credit going to David Steinberg, Quality Improvement Data Manager, who has recently been named Non-Clinical Manager of the Year.
Methodist Hospitals has a tradition of honoring its employees by holding an annual service awards banquet to recognize employees for their years of service in 5 year increments ranging from 5 to 45 years.