A little more than two years after a ceremonial groundbreaking, the new $125 million hospital in La Porte opened its doors to patients Oct. 24.
From 2015 to 2019, health care and social assistance was the fastest-growing sector in Northwest Indiana in terms of employment. It created 2,654 new jobs or about half of all new jobs added in the Region during that time, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Hospital officials said 65% of the trades and sub-contractors working on the project are based in La Porte County and Northwest Indiana, which translates to $55 million for the Region’s economy.
The Slicer Health Clinic, a service of La Porte Physician Network, is open and available to serve all La Porte Community School Corp. students, thanks to a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, and support from the school board and La Porte Hospital administration. The clinic is at La Porte High School, 602 […]