IMACS (Indiana Medical Access and Communication System) is a toll-free, direct line that gives you, the health care professional, and your office staff prompt access to Indiana University faculty physicians for clinical consultations, patient referrals, patient information, or the latest research protocols. Simply call: 317.916.3500 or 1.800.622.4989, or you can call the physicians office directly.
In addition to connecting you with our clinical specialties, IMACS can connect you to: the Ruth Lilly Medical Library & Research Building; the IUPUI Medical Bookstore; the IU Health LifeLine Helicopter; the Newborn Intensive Care Vans and Continuing Medical Education. IMACS physician resource specialists are trained professionals who will expertly direct your call, even if you are not certain whom to ask for. IU Health Partners operates IMACS, and they follow detailed guidelines, established by our medical staff, to help you select the most appropriate person or area.
IMACS specialists will stay with you on the line until your call is complete to ensure you receive the information you need. They can transfer your call to a different area or help you make multiple contacts with just one call.
For routine consultations or referrals, please call IMACS Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5:30 pm. For emergency consultations or referrals, IMACS operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.