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  • 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

  • The Foundation encourages continuous support of VNA Hospice services

    03/05/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    The Foundation launched its annual philanthropic campaign to support quality Hospice care throughout the region, and encourages those who haven’t already donated to consider giving to Indiana University Health La Porte VNA Services. Since 1982, Hospice has provided compassionate care to individuals who are at the terminal stage of life by assisting with their physical, emotional and spiritual… Read More

  • Craig Felty named IU Health Starke Hospital President

    03/03/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    KNOX, Ind.–Indiana University Health Starke Hospital named Craig Felty the new President of the organization. An experienced and dedicated member of the Starke County healthcare community, Felty was previously named Interim Administrator after former Executive Linda Satkoski retired this past December. Prior, Felty served as Executive Director of Patient Care Services of IU Health Starke Hospital… Read More

  • IU Health National Heart Month activities

    02/11/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    In honor of National Heart Month this February, Indiana University Health offers a variety of activities for the public. Cardiovascular Professionals Week – Sunday, Feb. 9 to Saturday, Feb. 15: The public is encouraged to show support and thank any healthcare professionals who care for hearts. Women’s Heart Support Group – Thursday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 pm at the IU Health La Porte Heart… Read More

  • Health Insurance Marketplac​e informatio​nal events in La Porte, Michigan City and Knox

    02/11/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital will host free community events to discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace on Hoosiers. As you probably have heard, you may be eligible to buy affordable insurance on the new Health Insurance Marketplace, sometimes called the Health Insurance Exchange. In 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires you to have… Read More

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