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  • IU Health navigators available to help public sign up for insurance on the exchange

    10/23/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Several new opportunities are available to individuals in Northwest Indiana who are seeking insurance coverage on the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace, and wish to be served by Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals and network physicians. Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace, also known as the healthcare exchange, begins November 15, 2014 and ends February 15, 2014,… Read More

  • Ebola preparedne​ss

    10/23/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Some people have asked about steps IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals and physician offices are taking to prepare for the potential of a patient in Indiana diagnosed with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). First, Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals have not diagnosed, received or treated a patient with EVD. However, as cases of Ebola have emerged in the United States, we are taking… Read More

  • Starke County Chamber of Commerce names IU Health Starke Hospital 2015 Business of the Year

    10/20/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    The Indiana University Health Starke Hospital commitment to the community was lauded Friday when a committee within the Starke County Chamber of Commerce notified CEO Craig Felty that the hospital has been named the 2015 Business of the Year. Citing the hospital's recent statistic putting them in the top 2 percent in the nation for colleague engagement among U.S. hospitals (and number one… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals seeks additional partner for continued growth

    09/11/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    The Board of Directors of Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, along with IU Health leadership, is pleased to announce a new development that will significantly build upon the health system’s sustained growth and dedication to meeting its mission. After several months of reviewing the agreement with IU Health and participating in strategic planning, leadership of IU Health La Porte and… Read More

  • Convenient, walk-in flu/pneumonia shot clinics to open in Hamlet, Michigan City

    08/21/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Indiana University Health La Porte VNA offers flu and pneumonia shots in convenient walk-in clinics. The clinics are open from 9 am – 3 pm, weekdays at IU Health VNA, 5595 County Road 600 N, Hamlet, and IU Health VNA, 901 S. Woodland, Michigan City. Those ages 65 and older can begin using the walk-in clinics on Sept. 2. Medicare part B covers the shots, or participants may pay with cash or check—$45… Read More

  • FREE women’s cancer screenings

    07/30/2014 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Free cervical, breast cancer screenings coming to area neighborhoods The Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals mobile health clinic will be offering free cervical and breast cancer screenings in various neighborhoods in August. Screenings are held inside the mobile health unit, which has two private exam rooms. The screenings are for women ages 20 to 65 who have not received a pap… Read More

  • 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

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