Porter Health Care System, based just south of Chesterton at the intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and State Road 49, is comprised of Porter Physician Group, Porter Emergency Medical Services, and Porter Regional Hospital with several sites throughout Northwest Indiana. Porter Health Care System is known for having all private patient rooms, its growing network of primary care physicians and specialists, the number of new physicians it has recruited to the region, and for accolades like: best hospital in Northwest Indiana, best place to work in Northwest Indiana, and best center for cancer care in Northwest Indiana.
The new Porter Regional Hospital opened in August 2012 and boasts the newest technology and patient-friendly design in the region. With robotic surgery, low-dose CT scanners, and three fully equipped interventional cardiology and electrophysiology suites this new hospital combines medical excellence and personalized, compassionate care. Porter Regional Hospital (PRH) is one of the only Primary Stroke Centers designated by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals, one of the only Chest Pain Centers, and designated as a center of excellence for Orthopedic and Cardiac care by Anthem insurance. In addition to the main hospital located at 85 East U.S. Highway 6, Valparaiso PRH also includes:
• Chesterton Medical Center – Urgent Care, Westchester Medical Group, Physical Therapy, lab, diagnostic imaging and physician specialists
• Valparaiso Medical Center – Urgent Care, Outpatient Surgery, Cardiac Rehabilitation, lab, diagnostic