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  • Kindergarten Countdown readies children for school

    06/16/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    La Porte, Starke counties, Ind. – Young children in La Porte and Starke counties are counting down the days to when they will start the big K: kindergarten! To help them prepare, Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke Hospitals, in conjunction with United Way of La Porte County, is supporting a program called Kindergarten Countdown. This summer program serves more than 56 children in La… Read More

  • Starke receives Aim High award

    06/02/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Knox, Ind. - The Starke County Youth Club awarded Indiana University Health Starke Hospital the Aim High award for providing a top pledge of $5,000 during the club’s annual radio-thon. In all, the campaign raised $41,000 for the club. “It’s important to us to support the Starke County Youth Club’s work in our communities, because they are an important proponent of childhood… Read More

  • Bistro 35 opens at IU Health Starke Hospital

    05/20/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Knox, Ind. – There’s a new eatery in town that might seem to be in an unlikely place – Indiana University Health Starke Hospital. The Food & Nutrition Services Department at IU Health Starke Hospital is pleased to unveil a revamped dining experience open to the community called Bistro 35. The eatery is located in the same place inside the hospital on the first floor, and features… Read More

  • Starke County Community Health Fair packed with events for everyone

    05/01/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    It’s time to start this season of renewal with a healthy boost! The 4th annual Starke County Community Health Fair will feature dozens of screenings and opportunities to participate in highly-interactive health events. The fair takes place May 13 from 2 to 6 pm at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center, 55 E. Lake St., Knox. Live Life Well is the theme, and health topics range from preventive… Read More

  • World-renowned expert Dean Ornish, MD, to speak in La Porte County

    04/03/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Michigan City, IN – One of the world’s foremost researchers into healthy living, Dean Ornish, M.D., will deliver a very personal message to our community in May. It’s the overall resounding message that living healthy is directly related to living joyfully. Discover Health & Joyful Living – An Evening with Dr. Dean Ornish, is brought to the community by Indiana University… Read More

  • Flu visitor restrictions ending March 1

    02/27/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Beginning March 1, IU Health La Porte and Starke Hospitals are lifting visitor restrictions that have been in place since December to help reduce the spread of flu. Regular visiting policies will again take effect, allowing those under the age of 18 to visit patients inside the hospital. Even though flu season is starting to ramp down, it's still important to remember that patients in… Read More

  • Healthy Indiana Plan an affordable option for uninsured; health exchange navigators can help enroll

    02/13/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Individuals and families who think they cannot afford health insurance now have the option of HIP 2.0, which has been approved by the federal government. Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke Hospitals’ Healthcare Exchange Navigators are available to help the public understand if they qualify for HIP 2.0, and enroll them as well. Here is what you need to know: HIP 2.0 is affordable. If… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals name new CNO

    02/03/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals named Craig Felty, RN, BSN, MBA, CEN, EMT-P, Chief Nursing Officer of both organizations effective immediately. Felty, who also is President of IU Health Starke Hospital, has been serving as Interim CNO since November 2014. Felty brings more than 25 years of patient care and healthcare management experience to the position. He has worked… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals name new CFO

    02/03/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals named Kevin Higdon Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Higdon, formerly Vice President of Finance and Information Services for the organization, brings more than 30 years of experience in healthcare finance to the position. He began as Senior Audit Manager for a public accounting firm in Chicago. Later, he advanced to Vice President… Read More

  • Regional healthcare students can apply for scholarships through IU Health entities

    02/02/2015 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    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 students pursuing healthcare careers. Through the combined efforts, more than $67,750 was distributed to 37 students in 2014. The following Auxiliary scholarships are available in 2015: Auxiliary Scholarships - $750 to first-time… Read More

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