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Franciscan Alliance Hospitals Selected as Screening Centers of Excellence

Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point, Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City and Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Hammond recently were named Screening Centers of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance.

The hospitals were cited for their ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening. Low-dose CT screening for lung cancer, carried out safely, efficiently and equitably, saves tens of thousands of lives a year, according to the …

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Methodist Hospitals Recognized as Fit-Friendly Worksite

Methodist Hospitals has been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.

“Physical activity and employee wellness are important priorities at Methodist Hospitals. We are honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite,” said Michael Davenport, President & Interim CEO. “We’re committed to providing the best …

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Register Now for the Clean Air Golf Outing

Please join us for a day of golf and networking, followed by dinner as we celebrate our 2nd annual Clean Air Golf Outing.

The funds raised through the event will help South Shore Clean Cities create a brighter future for Northern Indiana by helping municipal and industry leaders incorporate green technology and alternative fuel in their everyday operations.

** Last day to register is Friday,

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Body Glove SURGE Grand Prix Announces Leaders

CHICAGO — Body Glove SURGE Grand Prix announced the second round leaders in the competition to determine Chicagoland’s fastest triathletes in the Olympic distance. Brett Collins, 29, of Forest Park, IL, leads the men and Megan James, 43, of Portage, MI, still leads the women following her victory in Leon’s Triathlon, the first event in the Body Glove SURGE Grand Prix.…

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Porter Health Care System Presents “Pink at Portage”

Porter Health Care System will host “Pink at Portage” from 7 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, Sept. 27 in the Women’s Center at Portage Hospital, located at 3630 Willowcreek Road in Portage. “Pink at Portage” offers women getting their mammography screenings a complimentary brunch and massage one Saturday a month.

To participate in Pink at Portage, a woman must be age 40 or older and …

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SEH of Indiana Hires Senior Engineer

MUNSTER — SEH of Indiana, an employee-owned, engineering and architecture company, continues to grow in the Indiana engineering consulting market and is proud to announce that Jay H. Niec, PE, BCEE joined the company. Jay brings more than 36 years of experience designing and managing medium to large complex water and wastewater treatment projects including pressure filtration, UV treatment, membrane wastewater treatment processes …

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INNO-VENTION 2014 Opens Registration

WATERFORD — Medical Main Street’s INNO-VENTION 2014 conference is taking registration from companies interested in face-to-face meetings with purchasing agents from major health care providers in Michigan.

The meetings will take place Oct. 22 during INNO-VENTION 2014, Medical Main Street’s annual conference which is set for Oct. 21- 22 at The Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi.…

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Community Home Health Nurse is Top Caregiver in State

MUNSTER — Community Hospital Home Health Services Nurse Johanne Janke has been named the 2014 Home Care and Hospice Nurse from the State of Indiana by the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) and the Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA). Janke’s nomination at the state level recognizes her qualities of compassion, clinical expertise and outstanding patient care.

The Home Care and Hospice Nurse …

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Trask Innovation Fund Application Deadline

WEST LAFAYETTE — Applications for the Trask Innovation Fund are being accepted through Sept. 19 to eligible Purdue University inventors at all campuses who are working to advance Purdue technologies toward commercialization.

Applications must describe commercially relevant work that can be performed over a six-month period that advances the development of a technology disclosed to the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization.…

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St. Mary Medical Center Welcomes New Professionals

St. Mary Medical Center has announced Carolyn Croswell as the new Director of Human Resources. She served as the Chief Human Resources Officer at South Suburban College for several years and has also been successful as a Human Resources Consultant involving mergers, acquisitions and hospital turnaround initiatives.

Katherine (Kathy) Radinovic is the new Director of Finance. Radinovic is currently pursuing her Certification as a Healthcare …

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