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IU Health is doing more to take care of people beyond our walls. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of the whole community we serve.

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In 2020, IU Health invested over $700 million in community benefit to create healthier people and communities in Indiana.

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In the Community News

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IU Health investments in county foundations benefit Hoosiers statewide

More famous than sugar cream pie is Indiana’s well-known mantra of “Hoosier Hospitality”— the notion that folks from Indiana are downright friendly to everyone they meet. And while many have eaten a slice of this hospitable dish, some may not realize that its secret ingredient is philanthropy.…

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Changing lives with equine therapy

Growing up with horses and a passion for helping others, Darcy Lash, a hospitalist at IU Health Arnett Hospital, knew she wanted to combine these interests to positively impact the youth community. “I’ve always had horses when I could. They’ve always been a part of my daily life,” she says. Lash…

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A Lafayette legacy to last centuries

A beloved and thoughtful pediatrician, Wendell Riggs, MD, dedicated his career seeking out ways to serve those in need. Before retiring from his practice in 1999, Riggs forever changed both the Pediatric department at Arnett Clinic and the Greater Lafayette community health landscape. The road to…