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  • 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

  • IU Health La Porte Physician receives national honor for excellence in diabetic care

    03/11/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN–The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association announced Joseph Arulandu, MD, received honors from the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program for providing expert care to patients with diabetes. Dr. Arulandu has received this three-year status consecutively since 2006. He is the only physician in La Porte and Porter counties to have received… Read More

  • Discounted heart, vascular screenings offered to public in La Porte, Starke, Marshall counties

    03/07/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN–The Heart Cart will visit La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties in the coming months to offer discounted cardiovascular screenings to all interested community members. Upcoming visits include: Tuesday, April 2 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (Eastern time) at Indiana University Health Primary Care at LifePlex, 2855 Miller Dr., Ste. 117, in Plymouth Tuesday, April 16 from 7:30 am to 11:30… Read More

  • Free colorectal cancer screening kits available in March

    03/05/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN–Free colorectal cancer take-home screening kits are available for the public to pick up at a variety of locations in La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties throughout March. Local Indiana University Health pick up locations include: IU Health La Porte Community Health Center, 400 Teegarden, Ste. B, La Porte IU Health La Porte Physicians Primary Care, Dr. Bejes, 414 Lane St., North… Read More

  • Pass or fail? Does your babysitter make the grade?

    02/19/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN–At this time of year, many activities may require you leave the house and your children in the trusted care of a babysitter. A babysitter, often a teenager, is faced with the enormous responsibility of keeping your children safe during your absence. Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals along with the Indiana Poison Center remind us to look carefully at some of… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte Hospital offers Certified Nursing Assistant course

    02/08/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN–Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, in partnership with Ivy Tech Corporate College, is offering a Certified Nursing Assistant course to the public. The course begins Monday, March 4 and will be held at IU Health La Porte Hospital. Certified Nursing Assistants or CNAs provide basic nursing care for patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The course costs $895… Read More

  • La Porte Hospital Foundation Healthcare scholarships available

    02/04/2013 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN–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 provide financial assistance to students pursuing healthcare careers. Through the combined efforts, more than $160,000 was distributed to 52 students in 2012. The following Auxiliary scholarships are available… Read More

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