Indiana University Health

Type of PracticeMultispecialty Group
Location:Indianapolis, Indiana

About Indiana University Health

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive healthcare system. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine, one of the nation’s leading medical schools, gives patents access to innovative treatments and therapies. IU Health is comprised of hospitals, physicians and allied services dedicated to providing preeminent care throughout Indiana and beyond.

Total admissions: 135,701

Total outpatient visits: 2,094,533

Total Physicians: 3,707

Total full-time employees: 22,992 as of Sep '10 YTD

Clinical Expertise

Pediatrics: The only Indiana hospital ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S.News & World Report, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health offers comprehensive children’s care — from the routine to the most complex.

Transplant: IU Health Transplant is the only comprehensive transplant program in Indiana and the nation’s fourth-largest solid-organ transplant center. Outstanding expertise, short wait times and positive outcomes make it the ideal choice for patients.

IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults, including the following areas of clinical expertise:

Cancer: With more than 200 physician researchers leading the way to new treatments, IU Simon Cancer Center is an exceptional treatment resource and Indiana’s only National Cancer Institute-designated patient care center.

Cardiovascular: A nationally recognized heart and heart surgery program, IU Health Cardiovascular specialists treat some of the most complex cases, offer unequaled care, combine innovative technology with advanced procedures and have a strong reputation for patient safety.

Neuroscience: One of the largest programs in the country, and the only one in Indiana recognized by U.S.News & World Report, IU Health Neuroscience provides a full range of neurological and neurosurgical services along with access to the latest research and treatment options.

Orthopedics: As Indiana’s only orthopedics program ranked by U.S.News & World Report, IU Health Orthopedics provides comprehensive joint, spine, bone and muscle care for adults and children.

IU Health Physicians

A collaborative partnership with Indiana University Health and Indiana University School of Medicine, IU Health Physicians is comprised of more than 500 board-certified or board-eligible physicians, 70 locations statewide and more than 1,000 staff, including 170 advanced practice providers.

National Recognition

  • Eleven clinical programs ranked among the top 50 national programs in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010-11 edition of America’s Best Hospitals.
  • Ten specialty programs at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health ranked among the top 30 children’s hospitals in the nation.
  • Six hospitals designated as Magnet® hospital systems by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing excellence in nursing care.

Education and Research

As an academic health center, IU Health works in partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine to train physicians, blending breakthrough research and treatments with the highest quality of patient care.

Fellows and residents 1,124

Research conducted by Indiana University School of Medicine faculty gives IU Health physicians and patients access to the most leading-edge and comprehensive treatment options.

Research studies conducted (awarded ’09 - ’10) 1,359

Total grant research funding (awarded for fiscal year ’09 - ’10) $264,563,647

Community Investment and Outreach

IU Health has a long-standing commitment to provide charity care to uninsured, low-income and medically indigent patients. Additionally, IU Health and its employees are devoted to improving the health of Indiana communities through a variety of activities.

Total 2009 community Investment $498,363,260

Persons served (in 2009) 500,000

2010 United Way Commitments $612,596

Number of employee volunteers (in 2010) 5,002