Monday, March 10, 2014

Logansport Memorial Hospital partners for cardiology services

Logansport Memorial Hospital has signed a partnership agreement with Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health and Franciscan Physician Network to provide Cardiology services effective June 2, 2014 at Logansport Memorial Hospital. The new outpatient based Cardiovascular Clinic will be staffed by board certified physicians Bassel Artin, M.D.; Barry J. Karas, M.D. and Adel S. Yaacoub, M.D. The cardiologists specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart and vascular disease. The clinic will be open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

David Ameen, President/CEO, Logansport Memorial Hospital comments, “We are pleased to offer expanded cardiovascular coverage and local access to full-time cardiology services. By offering these services at LMH, we are facilitating the continuity of care for our patients and working to ensure the coordination of care with our patients’ primary care providers. We are confident that Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health Heart Center with the Franciscan Physician Network is a good fit for our community and hospital. We are looking forward to the partnership.”

“We are excited to partner with a hospital system that shares our commitment to high quality patient centered care,” said Terry Wilson, regional chief executive officer of Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health. “We want to assure patients that our team of medical professionals is dedicated to providing the Logansport community with the highest level of cardiac care.”

The Cardiovascular Clinic will be located in Suite 50 at Logansport Memorial Hospital. 

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About Logansport Memorial Hospital
Logansport Memorial Hospital is an 83-bed, HFAP accredited, regional medical center providing healthcare services to residents in Cass County and the surrounding areas of north central Indiana.

About Franciscan Physician Network
Franciscan Physician Network is a member of Mishawaka, Ind.-based Franciscan Alliance, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest with 13 growing hospitals and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.
Franciscan Physician Network has offices located in Logansport, Lafayette, West Lafayette, Monticello, Mulberry and Crawfordsville. Woman’s Clinic, Lafayette OB/GYN and Premier Healthcare for Women in Lafayette are also members of Franciscan Physician Network.

About Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health
Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health is a member of Mishawaka, Ind.-based Franciscan Alliance, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest with 13 growing hospitals, approximately 20,000 employees and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health includes Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health – Lafayette East and Lafayette Central, as well as Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health – Crawfordsville, 

Franciscan Physician Network with offices in Lafayette, West Lafayette, Monticello, Mulberry and Crawfordsville, and Woman’s Clinic, Lafayette OB/GYN and Premier Healthcare for Women in Lafayette.

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health is accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, the Community Health Accreditation Program, the College of American Pathologists, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for Heart Failure and the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health is also a recipient of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Silver Performance Achievement Award. For more information, please visit FranciscanStE.org and FranciscanAlliance.org.

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health is also available through social media. On Facebook, visit Facebook.com/StEHealth; on Twitter visit Twitter.com/StElizabeth; and on Pinterest visit Pinterest.com/StEHealth.



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