It’s important for physicians to get to know their patients, but it is just as important for patients to know their physicians. Dr. Aditya Shah, M.D., is one of the newer faces at NorthShore Health Centers. He is a family practice doctor with a strong passion to help people through science.
Shah was born in India and later moved to the Region, where he graduated from Munster High School. The year before he moved to the States, Shah spent a year living with his uncle who is a doctor in India. Everything he observed in that time inspired him.
“That’s when I really got interested in healthcare,” Shah said. “Since high school, it’s always kind of been what my goal was.”
Armed with this goal, Shah sought out to further his education. He started out by earning a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Indiana University Northwest. Then, it was on to med...
Cheryl Bilyak, a registered nurse, has been recognized as the Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center March 2019 Employee of the Month. Bilyak has worked at Addison Pointe for a year, and says she loves the atmosphere.
In what Porter Regional Hospital’s lead nursing educator called “The Oscars of Nursing,” the hospital awarded seven honors to local nurses or aids and recognized dozens of their peer nominees at the organization’s annual National Nurses Week Awards & Recognition Ceremony Thursday. The room was filled with emotion, laughter, cheering, and even a heart-felt tear or two for the nurses who care for patients, comfort them, save lives, and give back to their communities.
“Today we are recognizing all nurses at Porter for their dedication to quality patient care and nursing professionalism. We are very excited to convey seven special awards that are the culmination of excellence in nursing over this past year,” said Debra Polster, chair of the nurses’ week committee and Director of Clinical Education and...
Brent Verkler experiences a lot of stories. Sometimes they reveal themselves in a garage he enters, other times a client pulls up a chair and fills him in on their lives as he gets to work installing a new garage door opener.
With an emphasis on building a culture centered around values of Caring, Loyalty, Integrity, Friendship and Fun, Centier is proud to continue its legacy as a “Best Place to Work in Indiana” as it was named fifth in the Large Company category during the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 workplace awards.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce honored 125 companies from across the state tonight at the 2019 Best Places to Work in Indiana celebration dinner. Rankings for the organizations were announced in four categories. Taking the top spot:
Line cooks are some of the most important people within a restaurant, however guests rarely see them in action. They prep ingredients, make sure orders are plated and ready for customers, and do the legwork to keep a hot and busy kitchen running smoothly.
When Terrance Tooks speaks, you can hear the smile in his voice, which is a good thing, because he spends a lot of time on the phone and talking to people in person. Tooks, from Merrillville, is being celebrated as Porter Regional Hospital’s Associate of the Year. He was chosen for the honor by his peers because of his unwavering commitment to keeping patients at the center of everything he does. Tooks is a financial counselor at the hospital. He is a strong advocate for patients in time of need, and has developed meaningful relationships with professionals at the central billing office so he can effectively assist patients locally with their billing questions.
“Healthcare is about everyone working together as a team for the benefit of patients,” St. Mary Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Janice Ryba explained to business leaders at a recent chamber event. “Our vision is to be an exceptional choice for high quality healthcare in the communities we serve.”