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  • Cafe 1007 opens at IU Health La Porte

    03/06/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN – The community is invited to experience the area’s newest eatery – Café 1007, open March 4 at Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. The newly-remodeled facility in the hospital’s lower level has been transformed from a typical cafeteria to a high-end, health-infused eatery with exciting new features such as sauté… Read More

  • Flu visitor restrictions ending March 1

    02/27/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals will end flu visitor restrictions March 1 Beginning March 1, IU Health La Porte and Starke Hospitals are lifting visitor restrictions that have been in place since December to help reduce the spread of flu. Regular visiting policies will again take effect, allowing those under the age of 18 to visit patients inside the hospital. Even though flu season… Read More

  • Culinary chaos to ensue at Cooking with Thor & Local Chefs

    02/18/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Twelve teams, two cooking challenges, and the taste buds of local fourth graders. Who will win in the end? Get ready for some culinary chaos and lots of fun for the whole family, with the first-ever Cooking with Thor & Local Chefs competition. The community is invited to this free event from 2-4:30, March 8 at the La Porte High School Cafeteria, 602 F Street, La Porte. Thor… Read More

  • Healthy Indiana Plan an affordable option for uninsured; health exchange navigators can help enroll

    02/13/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Individuals and families who think they cannot afford health insurance now have the option of HIP 2.0, which has been approved by the federal government. Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke Hospitals’ Healthcare Exchange Navigators are available to help the public understand if they qualify for HIP 2.0, and enroll them as well. Here is what you need to know: HIP 2.0 is affordable. If… Read More

  • Local mezzo soprano featured performer in Feb. 6 concert

    02/03/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Mezzo soprano Lucy Vergo will be the featured performer at First Friday in the Chapel Feb. 6 at noon in the Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. Pianist Rosemarie Dure will accompany Vergo at the performance. The program is free and open to the public, and attendees are welcome to bring lunch. Vergo studied voice at the Eastman School of Music with… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals name new CNO

    02/03/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals named Craig Felty, RN, BSN, MBA, CEN, EMT-P, Chief Nursing Officer of both organizations effective immediately. Felty, who also is President of IU Health Starke Hospital, has been serving as Interim CNO since November 2014. Felty brings more than 25 years of patient care and healthcare management experience to the position. He has worked… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals name new CFO

    02/03/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals named Kevin Higdon Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Higdon, formerly Vice President of Finance and Information Services for the organization, brings more than 30 years of experience in healthcare finance to the position. He began as Senior Audit Manager for a public accounting firm in Chicago. Later, he advanced to Vice President… Read More

  • Regional healthcare students can apply for scholarships through IU Health entities

    02/02/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Since 1983 Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, the La Porte Hospital Foundation and the La Porte Hospital Auxiliary have sponsored scholarships and awards/loans to students pursuing healthcare careers. Through the combined efforts, more than $67,750 was distributed to 37 students in 2014. The following Auxiliary scholarships are available in 2015: Auxiliary Scholarships - $750 to first-time… Read More

  • Save your life, start tonight event focuses on heart health

    01/30/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    If ever there were a good time to get your ticker in check, it would be during national heart month. The Save Your Life, Start Tonight event on Feb. 6 is a good place to start. This highly-interactive event takes place from 5 – 8 pm, Feb. 6 at the Best Western La Porte Hotel & Conference Center, 444 Pine Lake Ave., La Porte. The program is free and open to the public, and features… Read More

  • Public invited to complete easy, convenient survey about community health needs

    01/21/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Community members in La Porte and Starke counties are invited to weigh in on what they believe are the community’s most pressing health needs. The simple, online survey takes about five to 10 minutes, and will help Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals and Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City determine targets for community health programs between 2016–2018.… Read More

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