Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital and its premier critical care unit have received numerous other awards for exceptional quality care. The University Health Consortium designated IU Health Methodist Hospital as one of the top five hospitals in the country for clinical outcomes. IU Health Methodist Hospital is designated a Magnet hospital, a hospital-wide award for nurses. The Magnet Hospital designation recognizes excellence in nursing services and high-quality clinical outcomes for patients.
Also in 2008, IU Health Methodist Hospital's Cardiovascular Critical Care (CVCC) unit earned the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, an award given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. This is the third critical care unit at IU Health Methodist Hospital to earn a Beacon Award and the fourth overall for IU Health. The national award recognizes the best-of-the-best hospital critical care units that meet high-quality standards and provide exceptional care to patients and their families while fostering and sustaining healthy work environments. Only 120 of 6,000 critical care units in the country have been named Beacon winners.