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  • Local students awarded healthcare scholarships

    06/14/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    LA PORTE, Ind.–Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, the La Porte Hospital Foundation and La Porte Hospital Auxiliary awarded 42 local students nearly $110,000 in healthcare scholarships at a banquet on June 11. The Scholarship and Award/Loan Program 2013 recipients are: La Porte Hospital Auxiliary Auxiliary first year-Mary Brown, University of Michigan, B.A. in Psychology; Jason Day,… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte Hospital to offer public education courses

    06/03/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital is offering a community-based First Aid/CPR and AED course for adults, children and infants. Dates: Saturday, June 15 and Saturday, Aug. 10 Time: 8 am – 3 pm (Central time) Location: 1100 Lincolnway, across the street from the hospital Who: Anyone requiring a certification card for these skills, e.g., teachers, bus drivers, day-care providers, coaches,… Read More

  • Lung cancer: Are you at risk for the leading cause of cancer death?

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

    Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among men and women. Each year, more people will die of lung cancer then the next three common cancers combined: colon, breast and prostate. The American Cancer Society estimated 228,190 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in 2013 and over half of those individuals will die within one year of diagnosis. The overall lung cancer five-year… Read More

  • 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

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