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Mission, Vision & Values

Indiana University Health's mission is to improve the health of our patients and community through innovation and excellence in care, education, research and service.

We value:

  • Total patient care, including mind, body and spirit
  • Excellence in education for health care providers
  • Quality of care and respect for life
  • Charity, equality and justice in health care
  • Leadership in health promotion and wellness
  • Excellence in research
  • An internal community of mutual trust and respect

The vision that guides IU Health is as follows: "We will lead the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and make Indiana one of the nation’s healthiest states."

IU Health's Community Impact

Every day, IU Health positively impacts our statewide community by carrying out its mission through clinical care, education, research and service.

In 2015, IU Health provided more than $522 million in community benefit, and more than $620 million in community investments, serving more than 1 million Indiana residents. These community benefit initiatives include but are not limited to: offering financial assistance to patients who are unable to pay; educating health professionals; engaging in innovative clinical research; and community outreach initiatives that improve the health of community members.  As a part of our commitment to provide high-quality care regardless of a patient’s ability to pay, IU Health provided more than $351 million in free or reduced-cost healthcare to qualified patients.

IU Health also trained the next generation of physicians, engaged in thousands of clinical trials researching breakthrough treatments and partnered with hundreds of community organizations to bring health and wellness education to people throughout the state.

To learn more about the IU Health commitment to serving Indiana communities, review the Community Benefit Report.

Mission and Values Integration

How does Indiana University Health invest its resources in a way that upholds the mission and values of the organization? The Mission & Values Integration report summarizes key system projects and outcomes, evaluating how our mission and values are expressed through the work of our system. This evaluation and report are the responsibility of the Indiana University Health Board Committee on Values, Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Pastoral Services.