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Porter Regional Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Centers+ Designation for Cardiac Care

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized Porter Regional Hospital with a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated providers that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.

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Advanced Dental Concepts offers Dental Wellness Program to patients

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Whether it’s toothaches, cavities, or just a standard check-up and cleaning, we rely on our dentists to provide us with the healthcare we need. Though they are a crucial part of adequate oral hygiene, these treatments can be difficult to afford if insurance won’t cover much of the cost, or if patients don’t have insurance at all. Fortunately, Advanced Dental Concepts (ADC) in Crown Point is making sure everyone can access the dental care they need with their Dental Wellness Program.

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VNA of NWI Forever Society to present Contingency Notebook workshop


vna-logoThe public is invited to attend a Contingency Notebook workshop on Monday, April 29th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Porter County Public Library—Portage Branch, 2665 Irving Street in Portage. The workshop is sponsored by the VNA Forever Society of the Visiting Nurse Association of NWI.

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Porter Regional Hospital Partners with The Milk Bank, Accepts First Milk Bank Donation

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A new milk depot at Porter Regional Hospital is offering babies in our communities access to the highly-nutritional benefits of human breast milk, while providing an opportunity for local mothers to donate their excess breast milk for our tiniest infants in need.

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Cancer Resource Centre in Munster Offers Free Music Wellness Classes for Cancer Patients, Caregivers

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If you listen carefully, you may hear the sound of music coming from the Cancer Resource Centre in Munster every first and third Monday of the month. The Centre is offering free Music Wellness classes to cancer patients and their caregivers.

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Porter Regional Hospital - Need to See the Doctor? Check in Online and Do the Waiting at Home!

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Porter Health Care System’s CareEXPRESS urgent care clinics, ERs, and primary care doctors with Porter Physician Group are turning your living room into your own private waiting room, with a convenient online check-in service. InQuicker online check-in is now available at porterhealth.com.

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Porter Hospital - Preventive Care is Investing in Your Future

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Perhaps one of the best investments we can make is taking charge of our health. And while we can’t always control what our bodies will do, especially when it comes to genetics, there are several steps we can take to help detect and prevent diseases.

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NorthShore Health Centers Take Part in National ‘Give Kids A Smile’ Program

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NorthShore Health Centers recently took part in the American Dental Association’s Give Kids A Smile program that made dental care available for the week of January 30th to February 2nd to underinsured or uninsured kids throughout NorthShore locations across Northwest Indiana.

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St. Catherine Hospital Brings The Heart Truth Campaign to East Chicago During National Wear Red Day Observance 2017

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To raise awareness that heart disease is the number one health threat among women, St. Catherine Hospital is partnering on Friday, Feb. 3, with Multicultural Wellness Network/MOTTEP and Healthy East Chicago to host The Heart Truth® campaign.

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Northshore Dental Day Offers Moms Free Cleanings

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Nearly 40% of U.S. adults have not had a check up with their dentist this year. NorthShore Health Center is taking initiative to bring these numbers down for the state of Indiana. With funds from a Delta Dental Foundation grant, they were able to bring in ten mothers for a dental cleaning and awareness of other NorthShore services.

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NorthShore Health Centers Providing Free Backpacks to Students at their ‘Back To School Health Fair’

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With the 2016-2017 school year fast approaching, parents are scrambling to get all the supplies their kids will need for the upcoming year. Along with all the pencils, erasers and notebooks that every students needs to be prepared for class, parents are also scheduling doctor appointments to make sure their children have the required school physicals, sports physicals and immunizations.

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