A newly formed organization will be running the Tippecanoe Emergency Ambulance Service.
Currently, Tippecanoe County Commissioners provide the ambulances and dispatch center, while Franciscan Saint Elizabeth Health staffs and operates the service. Beginning in July, the hospital group is partnering with IU Health Arnett to run the 24-hour emergency care effort.
Purdue and IU Health Arnett are partnering on a new cancer research project.
The initiative asks patients undergoing a colorectal cancer screening to voluntarily give samples, which would be used for research purposes.
Dr. Wael Harb, director of Cancer Services and Research at IU Health Arnett, says they will use the data collected to develop tools for helping improve prevention, treatment and care for those with cancer.
Indiana University Health Arnett is joining the Intersection Connection partnership that aims to improve the lives of area youth. The medical group will open a health clinic at the yet-to-be-built Lafayette Family YMCA facility on the Ivy Tech-Lafayette campus.
IU Health Arnett C.E.O. Al Gatmaitan says having both organizations under one roof has many benefits. Those include cost sharing and transition of medical patients to healthy lifestyle practices offered by the YMCA.