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Letter from the CEO

Leo Correa, CEO
St. Catherine Hospital

Welcome to St. Catherine Hospital’s website.

We are pleased to share stories and helpful information about our legacy of high quality care with top-notch physicians and the finest technology and services available today.

Our mission at St. Catherine Hospital is clear: deliver outstanding care with exceptional outcomes for each of our patients.

Our hospital is committed to providing you with all the services necessary to keep you and your loved ones healthy during every stage of care. If you are having a baby or facing treatment for behavioral health; diabetes; heart, lung, kidney or cancer disease, we are here to heal and improve your quality of life.

We are a national model for health care delivery, one recognized by U.S. News as a high-performing hospital in heart care and by the Joint Commission as a “Gold Seal” provider of inpatient diabetes detection and care. We are proud of our Silver-Plus Quality Achievement and the Stroke Honor Roll Elite Award for offering stroke patients the most up-to-date and scientific guidelines-based treatment. St. Catherine Hospital also has been distinguished with the highest-possible, five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2016 and 2017.

To attain this high level of care, we continually invest in advanced technology, resources and services.

Our hospital recently rededicated a brand new ICU with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities offering greater comfort to critical patients and their loved ones. We invested in a high-caliber Cardiac Catheter Care Center for precise, touch-point treatment that saves lives and limbs.

Two new and innovative Behavioral Health Services units have opened for adults and older adults within St. Catherine Hospital. We continue to extend our reach with community-based Centers for Mental Wellness. A remodeled Emergency Department Reception Center has an added Triage Room and Privacy Room for patient updates. Our expanded Outpatient Retail Pharmacy recently opened with private consultation rooms and the hospital’s Anticoagulation Clinic.

Our CyberKnife® technology, in the expanded Oncology and Infusion Clinic, is an important link in Community Healthcare System’s arsenal to combat cancer and control tumors.

We also have been recognized for outstanding women’s care. Our Women’s Diagnostic Center offers 3D mammography to diagnose cancer in a comfortable, non-weight-limiting chair. Our High Risk Breast Navigator assists patients with individual planning and monitoring to help keep breast cancer at bay. Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging or MRI provides the widest exam area and strongest magnet to patients who prefer a more open imaging space. At our Family Birthing Center, certified lactation consultants, a midwife and dedicated nursing staff offer regular tours and easy access to support agencies for first-time or at-risk expectant moms.

Even as we continue to invest in-house, our sense of community beyond the walls of our hospital is always present.

In addition to our Whiting Community Health Center and the Hessville Family Care Center, our bilingual staff offers year-round support, classes, screenings, Occupational Health services and free Care Van transportation to patients.

Thank you for visiting the St. Catherine Hospital website. We invite you to call or visit our hospital and outpatient centers serving East Chicago, Hammond, Gary, Whiting and surrounding communities to discover how our broad range of services can serve your healthcare or wellness needs.

For Your Good Health,
Leo Correa, Chief Executive Officer
St. Catherine Hospital