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Franciscan Health Indianapolis

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A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated healthcare, Franciscan Health brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and highly skilled and compassionate employees to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. With a mission of "Continuing Christ's Ministry in our Franciscan Tradition," our award-winning, accredited hospitals and health facilities serve everyone with respect and compassion in a welcoming and healing environment.

Our facilities have earned Centers of Excellence designations, five-star quality awards and top rankings in our states and nationwide.  Franciscan Health Indianapolis features the only full-service heart and vascular care program on the south side of Indianapolis. Our Indianapolis hospital, just north of Greenwood, was named one of the 100 top hospitals in the United States by Truven Health Analytics.

Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Quick Facts

  • Licensed bed capacity: 416
  • Annual inpatient admission: 21,000
  • Annual outpatient visits: 1,546,913
  • Annual Emergency Department visits: 101,822
  • Annual surgical procedures: 23,460
  • Births: 2,491
  • Total physicians: 1,339

Franciscan Health is a member of the Mishawaka, Indiana-based Franciscan Alliance, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest with 14 growing hospitals, approximately 20,000 employees and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.

Cancer Care

  • The American Cancer Society has recognized Franciscan Health with a Five-Star Investor Award and a Five-Star Community Investor Award in the fight against cancer.
  • Franciscan Physician Network Oncology & Hematology Specialists has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program certifies oncology practices that meet the highest quality standards for cancer care.

The program provides a three-year certification. (2014-2016)

Critical Care

  • America’s 100 Best Critical Care Award (Healthgrades, 2014-2015)
  • Recipient of Critical Care Excellence Award (Healthgrades, 2013-2015)
  • 5-Star Rated for Treatment of Sepsis (Healthgrades, 2013-2015)
  • 5-Star Rated for Treatment of Respiratory Failure (Healthgrades, 2013-2015)

Diabetes Care

  • 5-Star Rated for Diabetic Emergency Treatment (Healthgrades, 2013-2014)

Emergency Services

  • Franciscan Health Emergency Department awarded the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award. (June 2014)

Gastrointestinal Care

  • 5-Star Rated for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries (Healthgrades, 2012-2015)
  • 5-Star Rated for Colorectal Surgeries (Healthgrades, 2012-14)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award (Healthgrades, 2013)
  • No. 4 for GI services in Indiana (Healthgrades, 2013)
  • 5-Star rated for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction (Healthgrades, 2013)

Major Service Lines

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cancer Care
  • Colon & Rectal
  • Heart & Vascular
  • Imaging
  • Neurosciences
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke Care
  • Weight Loss/Bariatrics
  • Women’s Health/OBGYN


  • Rated Top 10% in the nation for joint replacement surgery (2009).
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award (2009)
  • Recipient of the HeathGrades Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award (2008)
  • Rated Top 5% in the nation for overall orthopedic services.
  • Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement Surgery – nine years in a row (2003-2011)
  • Five-Star Rated for Total Knee Replacement – nine years in a row (2003-2011)
  • Named to Solucient's Top 100 Hospitals in 2005, 2008 and 2009.
  • Franciscan Health is the first Indianapolis-area hospital to use a computer navigation system, allowing surgeons to more accurately position hip and knee implants.


Indianapolis, Indiana’s capital city, is in the heart of it all. Whether you are looking for a quiet suburban feel or the hustle and bustle of living in downtown, Indianapolis offers an affordable cost of living with excellent school options. Indianapolis continues to grow with thriving businesses and retailers, a strong corporate base, talented workforce, robust convention/hospitality market, and a quickly-expanding residential community with a superb quality of life. Indianapolis has a large, diverse population with many cultural events and restaurants.  Indianapolis is famously associated with sporting events as it hosts two of the largest one-day sporting events in the USA: the Indianapolis 500 and the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. It is also home to several professional sporting teams like the NBA's Pacers, the WNBA's Fever, the NFL's Colts, and the Indianapolis Indians as well as top notch sporting facilities like the Lucas Oil Stadium.

Indianapolis Attractions:

  • Vibrant dining scene with a wide range of cuisines
  • Indianapolis Cultural Trail
  • White River State Park and the Canal Walk
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Children’s Museum, The Eiteljorg, and many more museums
  • Various shopping districts like Mass Avenue, known for its many unique stores and boutiques; Fountain Square, an eclectic district located east of downtown, home to antique stores, art galleries and music stores; and Broad Ripple Village, an enclave that offers several trendy independent shops and boutiques.


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