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Parkview earns highest-rated nursing status

The medical system gets kudos from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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MDwise, Anthem drop state exchange

Anthem and MDwise each said it will stop selling federal exchange insurance in Indiana.

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Flu vaccine no help to seniors last year: Data

NEW YORK – The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was...

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Special section

Health care providers continue exploring and investing in new techniques and cutting-edge technology to improve patient experiences and...

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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New surgery tool: Robot

The first thing to do when thinking about robotic surgery, said Dr. Scott Boyd, is to get Roombas out of your mind.

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Scope of 'new tools' helps patients

Doctors wondered why Robert Mabee kept landing back in the hospital with double pneumonia.

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Balloons newest weight-loss option

The Lutheran Weight Management Center is offering a new, less invasive treatment option for patients seeking substantial weight...

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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3-D mammograms give more complete picture

Since December, when 3-D mammography was introduced to Parkview Health Systems at Parkview Warsaw, the new technology has accounted for...

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Enlarged-prostate procedure expanding

A new medical procedure is changing the lives of older men affected by benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, a condition in which the...

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Heart valve replacement 'changes lives'

In his 30 years as a cardiologist, Dr. Roy Robertson, president of the Parkview Heart Institute, has strong feelings on the several...

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Senate set to unveil health bill

WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans plan to release a health care bill today that would curtail federal Medicaid funding, repeal taxes...

June 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Parkview's 7 hospitals earn Magnet status

Parkview Health's seven hospitals received Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center on Wednesday. The designation has...

June 21, 2017 7:50 pm


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Senate moves toward health bill vote

WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans steered toward a potential showdown vote on their long-awaited health care bill next week, despite...

June 21, 2017 1:00 am


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In just one year, nearly 1.3 million Americans needed hospital care for opioid-related issues

The coast-to-coast opioid epidemic is swamping hospitals, with government data published showing 1.27 million emergency room visits or...

June 20, 2017 11:50 am


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Lutheran A-fib accredited

For patients suffering from medical conditions such as an irregular heartbeat and chest pain, a streamlined process is...

June 18, 2017 1:00 am