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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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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"It is hard to deny that we live in an era of almost miraculous cardiovascular interventions," states Dr. Atul R. Chugh, a cardiologist with Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians in Crawfordsville. "Cardiovascular specialists can fix cardiac valves without opening the chest.
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