News at Franciscan Health

New Device Reduces Stroke Risk, Eliminates Need for Blood Thinners in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

12.02.16

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – Franciscan Health Indianapolis is one of the few hospitals in Indiana offering patients with abnormal heart rhythm – or atrial fibrillation (Afib) – a life-changing device that greatly reduces the risk of stroke.

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Compassionate Companions Helping Hospitalized Patients

11.22.16

SOUTH SUBURBAN CHICAGO, Illinois - Trained volunteers are waiting, ready to spend time with your hospitalized patients. Known as Compassionate Companions, the program is new to Franciscan Heath.

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Interventional Cardiologist First to Tackle Clots with EKOS Catheter

11.22.16

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Illinois - A procedure that rapidly dissolves a pulmonary embolus without the complications associated with the condition is now being performed at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields.

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Twelve Tips to Cope with the ‘Most Happiest Time of the Year’

11.22.16

As the holiday tune resonates with the message that 'it’s the most wonderful time of the year,' for many it’s a time of stress, grief over the loss of a loved one or grappling with rough economic times.

But there are many healthy ways to cope with issues that seem magnified during the holidays, according to Franciscan Health Behavioral Health Services experts. 

Stress Overload

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Center for Rehabilitation in Chicago Heights Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

11.22.16

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Illinois - Inpatient Rehabilitation unit at Franciscan Health Center for Rehabilitation Chicago Heights earns international accrediting body’s highest distinction. 

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Newest Volunteers Advocate for Seniors in Northwest Indiana

11.21.16

CROWN POINT, Indiana - The Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults organization of Franciscan Health Hammond welcomed its latest members during a swearing-in ceremony recently in the chambers of Lake Superior Court Civil Division Judge Diane Kavadias Schneider.

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News
12.02.16

New Device Reduces Stroke Risk, Eliminates Need for Blood Thinners in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

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11.30.16

Kathryn Weil Center for Education in Lafayette Offers December Events

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11.30.16

Franciscan Healthy Living Center in Lafayette Offering Series on Weight Loss

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Features
11.22.16

Compassionate Companions Helping Hospitalized Patients

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11.04.16

Emergency Nurse is November Ambassador of the Month at Franciscan Health Michigan City

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10.30.16

The Great Vaccination Safety Debate - To Vaccinate Your Child or Not

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Blogs
11.22.16

Twelve Tips to Cope with the ‘Most Happiest Time of the Year’

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11.16.16

Getting Through the Holidays

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11.14.16

Go Ahead, Shop 'Til You (Almost) Drop

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