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Franciscan Health Michigan City has earned $294,309 in incentives from NIPSCO's Business Energy Efficiency Program.

New Franciscan Health Michigan City Earns Praise And Incentives As Largest Project In History Of NIPSCO Energy Efficiency Program

02.22.19

MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana - The energy-efficient construction of the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital, which opened on January12, has earned $294,309 in incentives from NIPSCO's Business Energy Efficiency Program.

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Christine Blanco, RN, at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields accepts Daisy Award, honoring exceptional nurses.

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Recognizes Christine Blanco As Its February 2019 Daisy Award Winner

02.21.19

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Illinois - Registered nurse, Christine Blanco, employed with Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Telemetry department for five years, is the Daisy Award winner for February 2019.

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CorMatrix® Cor™ TRICUSPID ECM® Valve device

Rebirth Of A Heart Valve: Franciscan Health Surgeon First In World To Use Device

02.21.19

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – A patient who received a first-in-the-world tricuspid valve procedure as part of a new national clinical trial at Franciscan Health Heart Center is home and recovering well.

The procedure utilizes a revolutionary material called extracellular matrix. The material provides a seamless valve structure which engages and harnesses the heart's remarkable, inherent ability to heal.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City receives generous gifts to two community spaces at the new hospital.

Franciscan Health Michigan City Celebrates Horizon Bank And NIPSCO For Donations To New Hospital's Community Room And Café

02.20.19

MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana - Franciscan Health Michigan City and the Franciscan Health Foundation saluted Horizon Bank and NIPSCO last week for their generous gifts to two community spaces at the new hospital.

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5 Immune-Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season

5 Immune-Boosting Foods For Cold & Flu Season

02.20.19

The ultimate goal for cold and flu season? Trying not to get sick in the first place. Prevention is the best way to protect yourself. Good nutrition – along with exercise and getting enough sleep – is key to keeping your body in peak condition so it can fight off germs.

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Dogs are blessed during the pet therapy services opening at Franciscan Health Munster.

With Tails Wagging, Therapy Dogs Come To Franciscan Health Munster

02.19.19

MUNSTER, Indiana - With a prayer and a blessing for a half-dozen dogs and their handlers, Franciscan Health Munster welcomed the pet therapy program to its hospital on February 15.

"Bless these therapy dogs and their handlers as they begin their ministry today for our patients and staff," said Rev. Francis S. Tebbe to pet therapy program participants and hospital staff during the blessing and introduction in the hospital's lobby.

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News
Franciscan Health Michigan City has earned $294,309 in incentives from NIPSCO's Business Energy Efficiency Program.
02.22.19

New Franciscan Health Michigan City Earns Praise And Incentives As Largest Project In History Of NIPSCO Energy Efficiency Program

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Christine Blanco, RN, at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields accepts Daisy Award, honoring exceptional nurses.
02.21.19

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Recognizes Christine Blanco As Its February 2019 Daisy Award Winner

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CorMatrix® Cor™ TRICUSPID ECM® Valve device
02.21.19

Rebirth Of A Heart Valve: Franciscan Health Surgeon First In World To Use Device

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The Road to Recovery: Helping Hearts in a Close-Knit Community
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5 Immune-Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season
02.20.19

5 Immune-Boosting Foods For Cold & Flu Season

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02.19.19

6 New Health Trends For 2019

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The quiet power of preventive medicine with family heart health.
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