Indiana University Health isn’t shy about telling the world how it stacks up in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” annual rankings.
By the end of the year, officials expect to unveil its master plan to remake the state’s largest hospital—currently an amalgamation of ancient health care amenities and modern facilities.
The trauma center at St. Vincent Indianapolis has become the third such facility in the state to be recognized as a Level I Trauma Center, meaning it is equipped and staffed to handle the most serious injuries.
IU Health effectively started its own ambulance service in December by adding two ambulances to its long-standing LifeLine critical-care service and opening a call center to help other health care providers figure out what level of transport services a particular patient needs.
The area surrounding Methodist Hospital at Capitol Avenue and West 16th Street could be ripe for much-needed redevelopment following Indiana University Health’s announcement that it will spend $1 billion to expand the campus.
All signs point to University Hospital’s being shuttered as Indiana University Health goes from three downtown hospitals to two.
IU Health wants to consolidate its University and Methodist hospitals into one downtown location, a plan that would see one or both facilities close or be converted to another use.
Indianapolis hospital leaders have spent the past two months ironing out a plan to deal with any cases of Ebola that emerge in Indiana. The plan is aimed at ensuring effective care while also minimizing the need to bring other hospital services to a virtual halt while patients are under care.
In the past two years, IU Health has laid off 935 people, halted construction of a major bed tower, sold off health clinics and decided to close its proton-therapy center. But there are three more years of changes to come, said CFO Ryan Kitchell.
The site of the former Wishard Memorial Hospital could become home to a new combined downtown hospital for Indiana University Health.
Jim Terwilliger had led IU Health’s two flagship hospitals since July 2012, when longtime executive Sam Odle retired. The CEO of Riley Hospital for Children will replace him temporarily.
Indiana University Health now says it will cut more than 900 jobs in a reorganization. That's at least 100 more than announced nearly three weeks ago.
Sam Odle, one of Indianapolis’ most prominent black business leaders, will be replaced on an interim basis by Jim Terwilliger while the hospital system conducts a national search for his successor.
Hospitals around Indianapolis and the nation are expanding programs to help people before they become patients. They are trying to teach cooking as well as treat cancer, to do social work as well as do surgery.