Press Releases

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Receives $5,000 from Kenneth J. Allen Law Group 

Oct 23
2013
Northwest Indiana personal injury attorney Kenneth J. Allen donates $5,000 to the Methodist Hospitals Foundation to be allocated to pediatric services and programs at the Northlake Campus in Gary. A lifelong advocate of child safety and wellness, Methodist Hospitals is proud to be recognized by Attorney Allen and the Kenneth J. Allen Law Group, as an organization that is committed to making a difference in the lives of children that are served in the pediatric unit at the Northlake... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Opens GERD Center 

Sep 16
2013
September 16, 2013,Methodist Hospitals announces the opening of a GERD Center at their Southlake Campus in Merrillville for the treatment and management of patients with GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) and other related conditions. The GERD Center provides patients access to a full array of diagnostics, treatments, and technologies that accurately diagnose and provide a more permanent solution to this condition. GERD is a chronic digestive disease that is caused by gastric acid... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Opens New Medical Stabilization Unit 

Sep 09
2013
Methodist Hospitals Opens New Medical Stabilization Unit   Gary, Indiana – September 9, 2013,Methodist Hospitals announces the opening of a Medical Stabilization service at their Northlake Campus in Gary to better meet the needs of the community.. Medical stabilization provides patients with a safe withdrawal from alcohol and opiates and related health issues in a medically monitored setting. The service is for adults aged 18 and older who are highly motivated to break the cycle of... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Opens New Medical Stabilization Unit 

Sep 09
2013
Gary, Indiana – September 9, 2013, Methodist Hospitals announces the opening of a Medical Stabilization service at their Northlake Campus in Gary to better meet the needs of the community.. Medical stabilization provides patients with a safe withdrawal from substances and related health issues in a medically monitored setting. The service is for adults aged 18 and older who are highly motivated to break the cycle of addiction. “Substance abuse is a present and growing issue in every... read more
 

Sherry L. Mosier Granted the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) Credential 

Aug 19
2013
Sherry L. Mosier, BSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN, Stroke Coordinator at Methodist Hospitals, Gary/Merrillville, has earned SCRN certification through the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing.   Stroke nursing practice includes clinical practice, consultation, research, administration and/or education in the neuroscience field. Certification is an important credential that attests to the achievement of specialty knowledge beyond basic nursing preparation. It is evidence of clinical expertise... read more
 

METHODIST HOSPITALS AWARDED $25,000 GRANT FROM BEARS CARE 

Aug 08
2013
Gary, IN - Methodist Hospitals is the proud recipient of a $25,000 grant awarded by Bears Care, the charitable beneficiary of the Chicago Bears. Representatives from Bears Care and mascot Staley Da Bear will visit Methodist Hospitals’ Northlake Campus in Gary on Tuesday, August, 13, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. to present Methodist with the grant check. Staley will also visit patients in the pediatric and rehabilitation units. This award was made possible by the success of Bears Care’s annual... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Earns National Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons 

Jul 23
2013
Merrillville, IN - The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the cancer program at Methodist Hospitals. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation is only ... read more
 

U.S. News & World Report Names Methodist Hospitals to Annual Best Hospitals List  

Jul 17
2013
July 17, 2013 - U.S. News & World Report named Methodist Hospitals to its annual Best Hospitals rankings. The 24th annual listings released this week showcase approximately 15 percent of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals. Methodist Hospitals is recognized as among the Best Hospitals in Indiana listed in the 2013-2014 rankings as 13th overall out of 175 hospitals in the state. “At Methodist Hospitals we are committed to providing the communities we serve with the best possible ... read more
 

B’nai B’rith Donates Buddy Bears to Methodist Hospital’s Pediatric Unit 

Jul 16
2013
All children admitted to Methodist Hospital’s Pediatric Units will receive the comfort of a friend, a stuffed “Buddy Bear” thanks to the generosity of the America Unit #901 of B’nai B'rith in Northwest Indiana. The Buddy Bear program provides the stuffed bears to organizations that work with children who are dealing with extreme stress and upheaval in their lives in order to bring a smile to a difficult situation. B'nai B'rith, a world-wide Jewish service organization, is dedicated to... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Plaque Dedication Honors Denis E. Ribordy 

Jun 28
2013
On Monday, June 3, 2013, Methodist Hospitals held a ceremony to honor past Board President Denis E. Ribordy with the dedication of a plaque in memory of his many contributions to the hospitals. The ceremony, attended by the Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors, leadership team and family members of Mr. Ribordy, was held in the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus’s new Emergency Department. The ceremony included remembrances by close friend and colleague Mr. Glenn Hannah, who is a... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes New Staff at the Valparaiso YMCA 

Jun 28
2013
David Howe was recently promoted to Relations Manager at Methodist Hospitals is working out of the Valparaiso Family YMCA. With 30 years of healthcare, hospitality and community service experience, he is responsible for building a strong relationship with the community to promote better health and wellness in Porter County. David Howe has been a long time resident of Valparaiso Indiana. Cale Dubois, RN, was recently promoted to work for Methodist Hospitals at the Valparaiso Family YMCA.... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Receives Donation from Cancer Survivor 

Jun 26
2013
Over 10 years ago, Mark McDaniel decided to host a HORSE basketball tournament as a fundraiser for Methodist Hospitals. Formerly named Giddy Up Games and now known as Giddy Up Games Pond-A-Palooza Music Festival, the tournament has grown from just 12 participants playing in the driveway of the McDaniel’s Schererville home, to a full-blown block party around the pond of his new home. The event now attracts more than 200 participants. A cancer survivor who credits Methodist Hospitals with... read more
 

PARKVIEW ELEMENTARY TEACHING GARDENS INSPIRE VALPARAISO LEADERS TO DIG IN THE DIRT AND PLANT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES WITH STUDENTS 

May 30
2013
(Valparaiso, IN) – It wasn’t a typical Tuesday at Valparaiso’s Parkview Elementary School, at 1405 Wood St. Methodist Hospitals sponsored an American Heart Association Teaching Garden that inspired many community leaders to wear their planting gloves and dig in the enriched soil, planting tomatoes, peppers, strawberries and much more. Valparaiso Mayor Costas, Valparaiso School’s Superintendent, Mike Berta, and School Board Member Jim Jorgensen joined Ian McFadden, President and CEO of... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Partners with Community Organizations to Hold Spring Community Health Fair in Gary 

May 13
2013
What: Methodist Hospitals will host their Annual Spring Community Health Fair this year at the Gary Southshore Railcats Stadium in Gary, Indiana. Who: In previous years this event has been held at the Methodist Midlake Campus. This year’s event has been moved to the Gary Southshore Railcats, and is being co-sponsored by the Railcats, Strack & VanTil, Fuel Fitness, and the Lake County Minority Health Coalition. The following activities is a sampling of the offering at this year’s... read more
 

Methodist Director Lawanda Jones becomes Certified Baldrige Examiner  

May 03
2013
Quality Service Administrator Shows Commitment to Excellence through Volunteerism Gary, IN- Lawanda Jones, director of quality services, has recently become a State Baldrige Examiner through The Partnership of Excellence, which administers the Baldrige Assessment Process throughout Indiana, Ohio, and West Virginia. The examiner’s role is to evaluate and analyze assessments submitted by applicants based off of the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. Examiners are also... read more
 

3D Mammography Provides Earlier Detection, Draws New Patients to Breast Care Center 

Apr 16
2013
Methodist Hospitals, Merrillville, Indiana By all measures the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is a success. Opened in 2011, the Breast Care Center embodies Methodist Hospitals’ commitment to provide the most advanced technologies available for the early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Methodist Hospitals is a not-for-profit, community-based healthcare system with two full-service campuses located 14 miles apart in Gary and Merrillville,... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Employees Encouraged to Give the Gift of Hope During National Donate Life Month 

Apr 10
2013
What: Methodist Hospitals will hold a Flag Raising Ceremony to raise awareness among their employees in an effort to promote organ, eye and tissue donation since April is National Donate Life Month. The event will be held at the Northlake Campus in Gary, Indiana. Who: Employees, medical staff, and leadership in addition to Gift of Hope and Indiana Lions Eye Bank staff will be in attendance. The following individuals will be attending and will be available for interviews and photos: • ... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals To Hold 2013 State of the Organization Address 

Apr 01
2013
What: Methodist Hospitals will hold its 2013 State of the Organization Address to review 2012 accomplishments and announce plans for 2013 at the Genesis Center in Gary, Indiana. Who: Community leaders, chamber of commerce members, hospital partners, medical staff, hospital leadership and employees will be in attendance. The following individuals will be attending and will be available for interviews and photos: • Ian E. McFadden, President & CEO, Methodist Hospitals • William... read more
 

Expanding Health Care Coverage is Good for Our Community 

Mar 26
2013
It’s clear that low-income, working Hoosiers without health insurance and Indiana’s economy as a whole would benefit from expanding coverage. Whether it is through the Healthy Indiana Plan or under the Medicaid provisions under health reform, we cannot wait to act. A recent report from the Center for Health Policy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) states that Indiana has the opportunity to cover more than 400,000 uninsured by leveraging more than $10 billion in federal... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Helps Bridge Digital Divide with Donation  

Mar 22
2013
Hospital donates used technology to Computers For School Program Gary, IN- This past January, Methodist Hospitals donated used personal computers and monitors to the Computers For Schools Program, an initiative through PC Rebuilders and Recyclers. This Illinois based company provides national underserved schools and organizations with refurbished computers who otherwise would not be able to attain them. Timothy Diamond, chief information officer for Methodist Hospitals says, “We donated ... read more
 
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