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Light Up the Night Without Injury on the Fourth

06.23.17

The Fourth of July is coming up, and you know what that means – fireworks! These wonderful displays of light can be very dangerous if misused, so use care to ensure a fun and safe holiday celebration.

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Why Foot Doctors Hate Flip Flops

06.22.17

There's no better symbol of the lazy days of summer than the easy, breezy flip-flop sandal. But these warm-weather icons are a foot doctor's worst enemy.

"There's probably nothing that I have to tell people more than that they shouldn't be wearing flip-flops," says Frank Narcisi, DPM, podiatrist with Specialty Physicians of Illinois in Chicago Heights.

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Development of Micro-Hospital Signals New Model in Healthcare Delivery in Central Indiana

06.19.17

GREENWOOD, Indiana – Franciscan Health has big plans to go smaller with a new model of hospital, emergency center and outpatient care to meet the healthcare needs of the fast-growing population of Johnson County.

That model is the $50 million, 108,000-square-foot Franciscan Health Stones Crossing micro-hospital, emergency center and outpatient medical complex, located at 1703 West Stones Crossing Road at State Road 135 in Greenwood and neighboring communities.

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7 Health Screenings Men Shouldn't Miss

06.19.17

Discovering a disease in the earliest stages can make a world of difference. It usually means having more treatment options and a better chance of surviving. Trouble is, many men tend to avoid going to the doctor. That's why you should encourage the men in your life to get regular checkups, including screenings for the following conditions:

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Important Information for Harmony Health Plan Patients

06.16.17

CHICAGO, Illinois - Effective June 1, 2017, Harmony Health Plan has terminated its contract with the St. James PHO. As a result, thousands of patients are required to choose another primary care provider (PCP) within the Harmony network, effective immediately.

Harmony’s decision to cancel its St. James PHO contract may, very likely, require patients to find a new provider outside the local community. The following frequently asked questions may be helpful:

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Family Medicine Chief Reappointed to Statehouse Health Committee

06.16.17

Book he authored also garners praise from American Academy of Family Physicians

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – Richard D. Feldman, MD, has been reappointed as a lay member of the Indiana General Assembly’s Interim Study Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health and Human Services.

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News
06.19.17

Development of Micro-Hospital Signals New Model in Healthcare Delivery in Central Indiana

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06.16.17

Important Information for Harmony Health Plan Patients

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06.16.17

Family Medicine Chief Reappointed to Statehouse Health Committee

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Features
06.05.17

Marianna Piskor is Franciscan Health Michigan City's May Ambassador of the Month

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05.22.17

New Hospital Dream in Michigan City Unfolding into Reality

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05.17.17

Tell A Friend, Bring A Friend, Save A Life - Franciscan Health Mammothon Event in May

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Blogs
06.23.17

Light Up the Night Without Injury on the Fourth

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06.22.17

Why Foot Doctors Hate Flip Flops

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06.19.17

7 Health Screenings Men Shouldn't Miss

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