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  • Worth the Trip - 1000 Miles in Memory

    06/16/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    If you’re traveling 1,000 miles to run a 5k race, there must be something special about it. “People’s participation in the Tour de La Porte literally saves lives. The Tour, The Foundation and IU Health La Porte Hospital give hope, comfort and life back to cancer patients and their caregivers and loved ones,” said Ryan Sobecki, US Air Force Security Forces, Rapid City, South… Read More

  • Auction goes live for Foundation scholarship event

    06/16/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    It’s two minutes until the auction closes. You have the highest bid. Someone inches in, but you counteract with a faster click of the mouse. Will you win it? The Foundation is pleased to launch an interactive online auction in conjunction with the 26th Annual Healthcare Scholarship Golf Tournament. The auction goes live June 1 at www.biddingforgood.com/lpfoundation,… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals welcomes vice president of finance

    06/16/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals welcome local resident Kevin Higdon, Vice President of Finance, to the executive team. Higdon brings more than 30 years of experience in healthcare finance to the organization. He began as senior audit manager for a public accounting firm in Chicago, and advanced to VP of Finance, Controller and Chief Financial Officer at organizations including Hyde Park Hospital,… Read More

  • Free hearing screenings offered in La Porte, Knox

    06/16/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Audiologists with Indiana University Health in La Porte and Knox are offering free hearing screenings to the public from 10 a.m. – noon, May 15 at the Community Health Center, 400 Teegarden St., La Porte, and May 29 at IU Health Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox. The screening is for individuals ages five and older who would like to identify if they have hearing loss. It involves listening… Read More

  • Safe baby-sitting course available to local teens

    06/04/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital will be offering Safe Sitter® courses from 8 am – 3:30 pm June 19, July 8 and July 31 at 1100 Lincolnway, La Porte. This course helps teens ages 11 and older feel more confident in their ability to care for younger children. It can even help them feel more comfortable staying home alone. Cost is $40. Safe Sitter® courses have… Read More

  • IU Health recognized for healthy worksites

    04/17/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital recently received recognition for creating healthy workplaces and promoting healthy lifestyles for colleagues and their families. The Wellness Outreach department of IU Health La Porte Hospital was recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program for the second year in a row. Worksites… Read More

  • IU Health unveils Strong Schools grants to fight childhood obesity across Indiana

    04/14/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Elementary schools in La Porte and Starke counties are able to apply for new grants offered by Indiana University Health that will help them address a big health priority: childhood obesity. Children should engage in one hour of physical activity every day, according to federal health guidelines. But a recent National Survey of Children’s Health found less than a third of 6- to 17-year-olds participate… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte Hospital and Miller’s Health Systems announce new agreement

    03/31/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Organizations to provide long term care and construct new long term care facility in La Porte The Board of Directors of Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital approved a collaborative relationship with Miller’s Health Systems, Inc., that will lead to a new skilled nursing care facility to be built in La Porte. The services currently provided on the hospital’s fifth and… Read More

  • Free colorectal cancer screenings offered in La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties

    03/13/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health is offering free colorectal cancer screening kits for men and women age 50 and older in La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties. Kits may be picked up at: IU Health Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Rd., Knox IU Health Wellness Services at LifeWorks Business Park, 3777 N. Frontage Rd., Michigan City IU Health Wellness Services at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte IU… Read More

  • IU Health announces new COO, Camie Patterson

    03/13/2014 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals welcome Camie Patterson as the new Chief Operating Officer. Patterson brings an experienced and dedicated career as a Senior Healthcare Executive to IU Health with successes in finance and focus on process improvement. Previously, she worked at Self Regional Healthcare in South Carolina for nearly a decade, most recently serving as the COO. Prior,… Read More

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