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Continual education takes precedence at Cavanaugh and Nondforf Orthodontics

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Taking the Ken Blanchard approach that “None of is as smart as all of us,” Dr. Robert Cavanaugh and Dr. Matthew Nondorf of Cavanaugh and Nondorf Orthodontics founded the Dental Excellence in Northwest Indiana Study Club. This club was created to allow local dental professionals to gather and learn from each other.

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Porter Health Care System celebrates employees at recognition banquet

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Porter Health Care System honored their employees’ tenure Wednesday evening at St. Patrick’s Church Trinity Hall. It was a night of fun for co-workers, their families, and a chance to celebrate while taking a well-deserved night off.

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Community, providers show appreciation at La Porte Hospital LifeWorks campus social

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La Porte Hospital’s LifeWorks Campus providers love their work.

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See local agencies compete in Battle of the Medics during EMS Week


rot4Members of the media are invited to cover the annual “Battle of the Medics,” where local first responders will compete in a five-station race against the clock, testing their skill and knowledge.

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Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Members Row, Row, Row Their Way Into Second Place in World Challenge


Community-Hospital-Fitness-Pointe-Members-Row-Row-Row-Their-Way-Into-Second-Place-in-World-ChallengeAfter a month-long competition, members of the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe® team rowed their way to a second place finish in the World Rowing competition. Despite their best efforts, Fitness Pointe lost the title to one team, SLP Rowing of St. Louis Park, Minnesota. With 242 participating members, SLP finished with 21,245,978 meters. Fitness Pointe’s team with 182 members rowed 17,550,329 meters to earn second place.

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Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C.: serving community members across the Region for 19 years

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For 19 years, the skilled providers at Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C., have been taking care of community members across the Region. Led by Dr. Keith Pitchford, founder, president and CEO, the team at Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine can effectively address everything from knee replacements to tennis elbow, and beyond.

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Community Healthcare System honored for corporate leadership by Calumet College

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Community Healthcare System was presented with the 2019 Corporate Leadership Award at Calumet College of St. Joseph’s 54th Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Gala.

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Blessing and Open House Welcomes Community to New Franciscan ExpressCare location in St. John

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Members of the media are invited to the blessing and open house for the new Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell location at 8345 Wicker Ave. in St. John on Wednesday, May 8.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City raises flag for organ donation during Donate Life Month remembrance celebration

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The Donate Life flag is raised on the flag pole in front of Franciscan Health Michigan City on April 30, 2019.
The Rev. Bill O’Toole blesses the Donate Life flag held by transplant recipients Doris Mitchell, center, and Kathy Lewis before it was raised in front of Franciscan Health Michigan City.
Michael Henderson, professional services coordinator for VisionFirst, holds the Vision Award presented to Franciscan Health Michigan City, with hospital President/CEO Dean Mazzoni, left, and Vice President Operations and Chief Nursing Officer Trish Weber

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Maria Chicchelly Joins Methodist Hospitals as Assistant Vice President of Patient Care Services

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Methodist Hospitals announces the appointment of Maria Chicchelly to the position of Assistant Vice President, Patient Care at the Northlake Campus in Gary. Maria has over 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in Acute Medical/Surgical Care, Women’s Health and Inpatient/Outpatient Behavioral Health. She has served in roles as Director of Nursing and Director of Patient Care Services at Presence Health - St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago. Maria holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Resurrection University, Chicago; and a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University, Chicago. 

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A Day in the Life of a Veterinarian at McAfee Animal Hospital

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The team at McAfee Animal Hospital (MAH) never knows what the day will all entail. The dedicated veterinary team sees more than 130 patients on any given day, and it’s anyone’s guess who is going to walk through the door next.

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