This page provides general information which patients and visitors may find of use.
The most recent copy of the Advanced Directives Information Packet is available by clicking the link below. Given the size of the document (36 pages) and depending on your connection speed, the packet may take a few minutes to download. The packet includes information and forms for Healthcare Representatives, Living Will Declaration, Life-Prolonging Procedures Declaration, Out of Hospital "Do Not Resuscitate," Organ and Tissue Donation, Healthcare Treatment Directive, Psychiatric Advance Directive and Power of Attorney.
Birth Certficates - Certified copies
Many entities require the presentation of a certified copy of birth certificates which are the official records of birth. These are not maintained by the Hospitals of birth. Certified copies of birth and death certificates are available from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) or available from the local health department in the county where the event occurred. All requests require proper identification.
In late 2005, Governor Mitch Daniels created INShape Indiana, the Governor’s health initiative to help Hoosiers live a healthier lifestyle. Now, the State of Indiana is stepping up its efforts to encourage Hoosiers to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Click the link below for more information about the INshape program.
IN Shape Indiana
Medical Definitions, Information & Answers
We recognize that a diagnosis or new prescription may present a multitude of questions. We're pleased to partner with "Up-to-date" and offer our patients and guests the following information.
Up-to-date for Patients
Social Service Directory
Often times care giving or the decisions that accompany it are difficult without knowledge of the community services available. The social service directory is offered as a resource that frequently changes but the foundational information remains the same.
Community Resource Directory
Stop Pre-natal smoking
If you're pregnant, smoking and need help quitting download this helpful booklet for assistance.
• Click here for booklet
The Healthy Indiana Plan
The Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) is a new, affordable health insurance program for uninsured adult Hoosiers. The program is sponsored by the State and only requires minimal monthly contributions from the participant. For more detailed information regarding the plan, the application process and other questions please click on the link below to be directed to the State site.
• Healthy Indiana Plan
The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan
If you are uninsured, having a hard time finding health coverage and have been turned down for health coverage because of a pre-existing condition this may be for you. The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan is a relatively new, affordable Federal health insurance program for uninsured adults.
• Pre-Existing Health Plan Link