Ready for life's
unexpected moments.Our experienced teams of emergency
physicians and trauma surgeons are
on call every minute of every day.
Like insurance, a good emergency department is one of those things that you hope you never have to use. But if you do, you’re glad it’s there.
We’re renowned for our exceptional trauma services, our expert pediatric care and our ability to treat any problem a patient presents with, including possible heart attacks and strokes, respiratory distress, abdominal pain and open wounds.
Emergency Medicine Treatment
The staff of IU Health is committed to providing safe, quality, efficient care. Emergency department physicians focus on quickly evaluating, diagnosing and stabilizing patients with acute illnesses or injuries.
IU Health’s emergency services are among the most comprehensive in the country and have received numerous accreditations and honors. IU Health emergency departments maintain close relationships with community-based emergency response teams to ensure effective communication and ease of access for patients requiring emergency care. Emergency department services are available for adults and children 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Urgent Care Centers
IU Health urgent care centers are available during the days, nights and even weekends as a place to go for quality urgent care. IU Health urgent care clinics serve people of all ages and offer relief from most minor injuries, illnesses and conditions.
IU Health has one of only two adult Level 1 Trauma Centers in the state of Indiana. Located at the IU Health Methodist Hospital, the Trauma Center provides immediate expert care to patients experiencing a traumatic injury. Furthermore, Riley Hospital for Children is home to the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Indiana. Individuals across the state have access to the Trauma Centers thanks to LifeLine, our critical transport system.
Emergency Medicine Team
Emergency physicians and staff at IU Health are highly skilled to respond to and treat trauma situations. Board certified physicians and specially trained emergency nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses provide expert care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Other specialty physicians are also on call 24 hours a day to provide specialized care.