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  • IU Health La Porte Hospital offers medical interpreters course

    05/31/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital offers a Spanish/English Medical Interpreters Course to the public. The 10-week course includes Saturday classes on the following dates: Aug. 24 and 31; Sept. 14, 21 and 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26; and Nov. 2. Saturday classes are from 8:30 am to 4 pm. Sixteen hours of practicum and clinical time are included. The classes will be held at IU Health La Porte… Read More

  • $95 mammograms offered in Knox, La Porte, Plymouth in May

    05/20/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    During the entire month of May, several Indiana University Health locations throughout Northern Indiana are offering mammograms at an exclusive $95 discounted rate to women. Appointments can be scheduled by calling: IU Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte: 219.326.2444 IU Health Diagnostic Imaging at LifePlex in Plymouth: 800.654.4841, ext. 2444 IU Health Starke Hospital in Knox: call 574.772.1177… Read More

  • Building a better trail to health during the 2013 Day of Community Service

    05/09/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    LA PORTE, Ind.–Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital along with La Porte County Parks will be expanding and enhancing trails and green spaces during the 2013 Day of Community Service Friday, May 17 at Red Mill County Park from 8 am until noon (Central time). “We understand the success of IU Health La Porte Hospital is linked to the health of the communities we serve,” said G.… Read More

  • Dr. Tumuluri receives national honor for excellence in diabetic care

    04/25/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind.–The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association announced Vinay Tumuluri, MD, received honors from the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program for providing expert care to patients with diabetes. Dr. Tumuluri and partnering physician Dr. Arulandu are the only doctors in Northwest Indiana to have received this distinction. This voluntary… Read More

  • La Porte Hospital Auxiliary gifts $32,000 to improve quality of healthcare for community

    04/17/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    LA PORTE, Ind.–The La Porte Hospital Auxiliary gave a monetary gift totaling $32,000 to Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital to improve the overall quality of healthcare provided to the community. The Auxiliary, in conjunction with the La Porte Hospital Foundation, gave the gifts through a philanthropic “wish list” generated by various departments within the hospital. Departments… Read More

  • Open House for cancer rehabilitation program offered April 24

    04/16/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    LA PORTE, Ind.–An Open House for the cancer rehabilitation STAR Program® will be offered to the public Wednesday, April 24 from 3 pm to 5:30 pm (Central time) at Indiana University Health Wellness & Rehabilitation Services at The Crossing, located at 1203 Washington St. in La Porte. The event is free and registration is not required. IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals earned STAR… Read More

  • La Porte Hospital Auxiliary installs 2013 officers

    04/12/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind.–The La Porte Hospital Auxiliary held a special 2013 Installation of Officers ceremony at an annual meeting held earlier this year. New and returning members included: Ed Gondeck, president; Nancy Batten, vice president; Ann McDermott, secretary; Mary Grott, treasurer; Nancy Dipert, fund development; and Bernita Liberatore, immediate past president. Standing Committee Representatives… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte Sleep Services offers in-home test for sleep apnea

    03/28/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    LA PORTE, Ind.–Indiana University Health La Porte Sleep Services now offers in-home testing for sleep apnea. At least 40 million adult Americans suffer from sleep disorders. However, it is estimated nearly 85 percent of those individuals remain undiagnosed or untreated. Sleep apnea is a common disorder involving abnormal pauses in breathing or extreme shallow breathing during sleep. These respiratory… Read More

  • Educational session on immunization practices offered

    03/26/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Immunizations from A–Z takes place April 20 from 8 am to noon in La Porte LA PORTE, Ind.–All those administering immunizations, or those interested in learning more about vaccine preventable diseases, are invited to an educational session encompassing all aspects of immunization practices. Immunizations from A–Z will take place Saturday, April 20 from 8 am to noon (Central time) at… Read More

  • Dr. Wipperman named Medical Director of recently expanded IU Health Occupational Services

    03/19/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    LA PORTE, Ind.–Vickie Wipperman, MD, was recently named Medical Director of Indiana University Health Occupational Services of Northern Indiana. Wipperman assumed her new role earlier this month, and will provide further medical oversight to the program as well as assist in business development and client management. Just this January, IU Health Occupational Services acquired Wipperman Occupational… Read More

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