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  • Dr. Abdo relocating Knox office

    04/01/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Knox, Ind.–Nabil Abdo, MD, is moving to a new location to better serve his patients. Beginning April 5, Dr. Abdo will provide internal medicine services at 402 W. Culver Rd. in Knox. Thomas Browne, MD, also provides primary care services at the same location. Abdo received his medical degree from the University of Aleppo in Syria. He completed his residency at Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago… Read More

  • Discounted cardiovascular screenings offered to public at IU Health Primary Care at LifePlex

    04/01/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    KNOX, Ind.–The Heart Cart will be offering discounted cardiovascular screenings to all interested at two local visits to the Marshall County area this spring: Tuesday, April 2 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (Eastern time) Tuesday, May 21 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (Eastern time) Both Heart Cart visits will be held at Indiana University Health Primary Care at LifePlex, 2855 Miller Dr., Ste. 117, in Plymouth.… Read More

  • Educational session on immunization practices offered

    03/26/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Immunizations from A–Z takes place April 20 from 8 am to noon in La Porte 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 Indiana University… Read More

  • Jared Beasley named IU Health Starke Hospital Interim President

    03/21/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    KNOX, Ind.–Jared Beasley has been named Interim President of Indiana University Health Starke Hospital as standing President, David Hyatt, announces his transfer to a new position at Jay County Hospital in Portland, Ind. Beasley joins the Knox hospital family having previously served as the Vice President of Clinical and Diagnostic Services of IU Health La Porte Hospital since June 2012. Prior,… Read More

  • Dr. Wipperman named Medical Director of recently expanded IU Health Occupational Services

    03/19/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    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 Health—an… Read More

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

    03/07/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    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 am (Central time)… Read More

  • IU Health Starke Hospital participates in diversity training

    03/05/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Knox, IN–Ruth Ambers, Patient Accounts director for Indiana University Health Starke Hospital, and several of her colleagues attended a Diversity Training session last month. The session, conducted by IU Health Trainer Shawn Arnsbarger, focused on many cultural differences. In her first example she passed out a picture of a grasshopper, pointing out that here in the United States it is thought… Read More

  • Free colorectal cancer screening kits available in March

    03/05/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    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 Judson IU Health… Read More

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

    02/19/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    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 the safety issues with… Read More

  • Discounted heart, vascular screenings offered at IU Health Starke Hospital Feb. 20

    02/12/2013 | | IU Health Starke Hospital

    Knox, IN–The Heart Cart will be offering discounted cardiovascular screenings to all interested Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 8 am to 11 am (Central time) at Indiana University Health Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Rd. in Knox, second floor, Conference Room. All area residents of Knox and the surrounding Starke County community are encouraged to take advantage of the Heart Cart visit so close to home.… Read More

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