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Amanpreet Kaur, MD, is the 2019 St. Luke Award recipient.

Franciscan Health Michigan City Presents 2019 St. Luke, St. Camillus Awards

05.22.19

MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana - Franciscan Health Michigan City staff members have recognized two of their colleagues for their team approach to patient care and rapport with staff and patients.

Amanpreet Kaur, MD, is the 2019 St. Luke Award recipient (pictured above) and Denise Fithian, RN, is the 2019 St. Camillus Award recipient (pictured below). The awards were presented on May 20 at Franciscan Health Michigan City.

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A nurse comforting a patient.

Franciscan Health Hammond, Munster And Dyer Honor Outstanding Nurses During National Nurses Week 2019

05.22.19

NORTHWEST INDIANA - Outstanding nurses were recognized at Franciscan Health campuses in Hammond, Munster and Dyer during National Nurses Week earlier this month.

Franciscan Health Hammond nurses awarded were, pictured from left, Lindsay Fairhurst in the educator/infection prevention/case management category; Dominique Gaughan in the ambulatory/outpatient category; Raquel Kubon in the staff/clinical nurse category; and Diana Barron (not pictured) in the nurse leader category.

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Memorial Day weekend safety tips

Memorial Day Weekend Safety

05.21.19

You may have been dreaming for weeks about your three-day (or four-day) Memorial Day weekend. But do you know how to stay safe and make sure that an injury or illness doesn't wreck your weekend plans?

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Do you know medications are safe to take during your pregnancy?

Pregnancy-Safe Medications (Infographic)

05.20.19

Congratulations, you have a little one on the way! With pregnancy comes more caution with certain things and that includes medicine. Do you know medications are safe to take during your pregnancy?

Cara Acklin, Pharm.D, a pharmacist at the Franciscan ACO, shares her expertise and insight on what's safe for pregnant women.

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Seeking help for opioid addiction.

Franciscan Alliance And Prevention Insights Awarded $1.57M Grant To Support Treatment For Opioid Addiction In Indiana

05.20.19

MISHAWAKA, Indiana - Franciscan Health Foundation, on behalf of Franciscan Alliance, has been awarded a three-year, $1.57 million federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder at Franciscan Health hospitals in Marion and Lake counties in Indiana.

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Robert Hagen, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Lafayette Orthopedic Clinic of Unity Healthcare is the Spring 2019 recipient of the Franciscan Health Healing Hands Award.

Franciscan Health Announces Spring 2019 Recipient Of Healing Hands Award In Western Indiana

05.17.19

LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Franciscan Health has recently announced the recipient for the Spring 2019 Healing Hands Award in Western Indiana.

Robert Hagen, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Lafayette Orthopedic Clinic of Unity Healthcare is the Spring 2019 recipient of the Franciscan Health Healing Hands Award.

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News
Amanpreet Kaur, MD, is the 2019 St. Luke Award recipient.
05.22.19

Franciscan Health Michigan City Presents 2019 St. Luke, St. Camillus Awards

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A nurse comforting a patient.
05.22.19

Franciscan Health Hammond, Munster And Dyer Honor Outstanding Nurses During National Nurses Week 2019

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Seeking help for opioid addiction.
05.20.19

Franciscan Alliance And Prevention Insights Awarded $1.57M Grant To Support Treatment For Opioid Addiction In Indiana

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Features
McCutcheon High School first baseman Brady Kas is back on the field following concussion treatment at Franciscan Health.
05.01.19

Concussion Care Joins The Lineup For Injured Baseball Player

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Joshua Patton lost more than 100 pounds with the help of bariatric surgery with Franciscan Health.
04.04.19

Not Losing Hope: Bariatric Surgery

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Trust your gut. Like it did for Rachel Quade, a colonoscopy could save your life.
03.20.19

Trust Your Gut: A Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

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Blogs
Memorial Day weekend safety tips
05.21.19

Memorial Day Weekend Safety

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Do you know medications are safe to take during your pregnancy?
05.20.19

Pregnancy-Safe Medications (Infographic)

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The "kissing bug" is a triatomine, which carries the parasite that causes Chagas disease.
05.16.19

What To Know About Kissing Bugs

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