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Methodist Hospitals Wins Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award 

Dec 06
2013
Methodist Hospitals has been chosen to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award given by outcomes firm Studer Group®. The hospital received the award—which was presented at the 11th annual What’s Right in Health Care® conference—for their exemplary “most improved” results on the HCAHPS patient survey. Studer Group® gives its Excellence in Patient Care awards to select partners based on very high scores in a variety of categories. Methodist Hospitals was selected based on the amount... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Opens GERD Center 

Dec 06
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 flowing from the stomach... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Honored by HIMSS Analytics with Stage 6 Recognition 

Nov 22
2013
Methodist Hospitals Honored by HIMSS Analytics with Stage 6 Recognition As of August 2013, 10.2 percent of the more than 5,400 U.S. hospitals tracked by HIMSS Analytics had reached Stage 6 on its Electronic Medical Record Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM). As of August 2013, there were 556 US hospitals that have achieved Stage 6. Methodist Hospitals are 2 of 15 in the state of Indiana and the only hospitals in Lake or Porter County to be recognized as HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6. Gary, IN (October,... read more
 

NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY HONORS LOCAL NURSE 

Nov 20
2013

Billie Childress named Nurse of the Year by Indiana State Chapter

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After 5 years at the helm as Methodist Hospitals’ CEO and President, Ian McFadden is tendering his resignation, effective November 30, 2013 

Nov 11
2013
After 5 years at the helm as Methodist Hospitals' CEO and President, Ian McFadden is tendering his resignation, effective November 30, 2013. Michael Davenport, M.D., currently Vice President of Medical Affairs, has assumed the role of President and Interim CEO of the hospital system. During that time, Mr. McFadden engineered a major financial turnaround of Methodist Hospitals, taking the organization from a $73 million deficit in 2008 to an operating surplus of $3.4 million at the... read more
 

Margaret Detert Honored for 50 years of Continuous Volunteer Service 

Nov 01
2013
Merrillville, IN – Margaret Detert was honored for achieving 50 years of continuous volunteer service at Methodist Hospitals’ Annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon. This year was exceptionally special because of Margaret’s achievement. Margaret Detert is on her 50th year of consecutive volunteer service with Methodist Hospitals. Detert is a proud member of the Methodist Hospitals Auxiliary as well as a dedicated and exceptional volunteer. Detert serves as a chairwoman for the volunteers as... read more
 

Methodist Hospitals Receives Excellence in Patient Care Award from Studer Group 

Oct 28
2013
Studer Group® has selected the winning organizations of this year’s “Excellence in Patient Care” awards based on various categories and the top organizations in each HCAHPS Composite. It’s my honor to share with you that Methodist Hospitals has won in CMS MOST IMPROVED HCAHPS and will be receiving a 2013 Excellence in Patient Care Award at this year’s 11th annual What’s Right in Health Care® conference. Our team has reviewed all of the results from the hospitals that we work with and have... read more
 

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 16
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 15
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 27
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 27
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 25
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
 
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