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  • IU Health Day of Service benefits parks in La Porte, Starke counties

    06/16/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Mother Nature was on the side of about 87 Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke colleagues on Friday, who teamed up for the annual Day of Service to improve parks. With sunny weather and temperatures in the 80s, the colleagues were able to complete more than 270 combined hours of work to help improve the parks and ultimately encourage the community to be more physically active. The day was… Read More

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

    06/16/2014 | | IU Health Starke 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 Starke 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

  • IU Health Starke Hospital offers healthy, fun approach to breast cancer early detection

    04/17/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Mammograph​y Party and mammogram special offered If you have to do it, you might as well make it fun. Indiana University Health Starke Hospital is hosting a Mammography Party as a comfortable and healthy approach to the early detection of breast cancer. Participants may invite five friends or family members to the event, and attendees can have their mammograms completed at this time. Partygoers… Read More

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

    04/14/2014 | | IU Health Starke 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

  • Annual Starke County Health Fair May 13

    04/02/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Starke County residents are invited to attend the Community Health Fair Tuesday, May 13 from 2 pm to 7 pm (Central time) at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center, located at 55 E. Lake St. in Knox. Indiana University Health Starke Hospital and Community Services of Starke County partnered for the annual event. Participants will receive a free gift for attending. Refreshments will also be available.… Read More

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

    03/13/2014 | | IU Health Starke 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 Starke 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

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

    03/11/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Indiana University Health urges area residents to take action toward prevention through discounted cardiovascular screenings for adults and students in La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties in the coming months. Upcoming Heart Cart visits include the following Thursdays: April 3 from 7:30 am to 11:30 am at IU Health Medical Offices at LifeWorks Business Park, 3777 N. Frontage Rd. in Michigan City… Read More

  • Local IU Health facilities lift visitor restrictio​ns

    03/05/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Due to the low number of positive influenza cases throughout the local area and state, Indiana University Health has lifted previous visitor restrictions. The restrictions have been lifted at IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals, IU Health Lakeshore Surgicare and all rehabilitation facilities. The lift is effective immediately. Local facilities implemented the precautionary measures of visitor restrictions… Read More

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