Who We Are and What We Do

Welcome to Purdue University Student Health Services

The Purdue University Student Health Services provides for all of your healthcare needs when you are a student.  We are your resource for primary medical care, mental health therapy, and after hours care. The dedicated Student Health Services staff is focused on the needs of college students and your success as a student is important to us. We understand the unique challenges that college life presents to you and the impact illness has on your educational activities. Our staff of highly trained and licensed medical providers, mental health therapists and other healthcare professionals is committed to being your main source of health care away from home. As your primary care resource we strive to develop a personal relationship with each student we see to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve academic and personal success at Purdue. We provide services in several locations on campus, primary medical care services, and after hours medical care are available at PUSH (the Purdue University Student Health building); Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) mental health therapy services are available at PUSH and the Psychology Building; Physical Therapy Services are available at the France D. Cordova Recreational Sports Center (Co-Rec).

The PUSH website contains a great deal of information about our services, from our hours of operation to our billing practices. If you do not find what you need, please call us at 765.494.1700. We wish you a healthy and successful Purdue career.   

News

Data Security Notice
July 31, 2015

The Purdue University Student Health Center (PUSH) has contracted with Fort Wayne Radiology since 2010, to interpret ("read") routine radiographic studies (x-rays) of its patients. On July 21, 2015, Fort Wayne Radiology notified PUSH that one of its subcontractors, Medical Informatics Engineering (MIE) experienced a data security compromise that affected protected health information relating to some of Fort Wayne Radiology's patients. After investigation, Fort Wayne Radiology has learned that some of the patients to whom they have provided services are patients of PUSH. Individuals who received radiology services at PUSH during the period of time from August 1, 2010 to May 26, 2015, may be affected.

The only information provided by PUSH to Fort Wayne Radiology and that may be affected by this compromise includes: Purdue University, patient name, a unique PUSH generated ID number, date of birth, the name of the exam being done with the images, the history as to why the exam is being done, the number of images, the ordering physician and any previously related studies. PUSH does not provide Social Security numbers, PUIDs, addresses, or insurance information to Ft. Wayne Radiology. MIE's investigation is ongoing and any additional information concerning the types of affected information will be identified by MIE as it becomes known.

MIE has provided written notice to affected individuals for whom MIE has a valid postal address. In order to reach those individuals for whom MIE does not have a postal address, Fort Wayne Radiology has provided notice on its website at: http://fwradiology.com/FWR-Website.pdf. Additionally, MIE has notified the Indiana Attorney General and certain other state and federal regulators of the incident, including the Office for Civil Rights.

MIE is offering affected individuals credit monitoring and identity protection services, free of charge, for the next 24 months. MIE has also established a toll-free call center to answer questions relating to this incident and the support and services being provided. Additional information concerning the incident, identity protection services and fraud prevention tips is available on MIE's website at http://www.mieweb.com/notice/. If you have more questions about this incident, you may contact MIE at 866.328.1987. If you have question about protected health information at PUSH, you may check the website http://www.purdue.edu/push/hipaa or contact the Purdue HIPAA Privacy Officer at 765.496.1927.

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Trumenba, meningitis B vaccine now available at PUSH
July 1, 2015

Trumenba is the recently approved vaccine for Meningitis B, this is a three-shot series over 6 months. The cost of each vaccine is $165.00. If you have the University offered student insurance plan, the vaccine is an approved preventative service as part of the Affordable Care Act and there is no co-pay for the vaccine. If you have questions about the vaccine, please contact the Allergy and Immunization Clinic: (765) 494-1818.

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Announcements

Access PUSH statements online!
July 1, 2015

Access your statements here. Please note: These are not bills, but rather statements showing the details of the charges for your visit. Unless requested, statements will no longer be mailed to you. Statements are archived for up to 12 months.

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