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Specialty Care

IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians Heart and Lung Center

4.8 out of 5 stars (389 ratings)

The IU Health Ball Memorial Heart and Lung Center helps patients with COPD and heart failure. In particular, we assist in controlling flare-ups and avoiding hospital admissions.

Our care options help patients improve and extend their lives. We will see patients with a sudden worsening of symptoms the same day or within 24 hours of notification. Services offered for care include:

  • IV administration of Furosemide
  • IV administration of Solu-Medrol
  • On-site nebulizer treatments
  • Lab draws

The Heart and Lung Center has a specialized team to care for their patients. Those enrolled in our Heart and Lung Center will have access to specialized Nurse Practitioners, Community Paramedics, and on-campus pharmacy, lab services, palliative care, and the Heart Failure College educational course.

Our Services

At IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians Heart and Lung Center, we see patients for routine visits and acute services you may need. Scheduled or routine visits are designed to supplement the specialist in the care of these complex disease processes. The goals of therapy include:

  • Optimization and education regarding medications for heart failure and COPD
  • Communication and collaboration with referring provider(s)
  • Counseling regarding lifestyle modifications related to COPD and Heart Failure
  • Identify contributing factors and facilitate appropriate testing.
  • Early discharge follow-up for patients at risk of readmission
  • Schedule Community Paramedicine and Virtual Provider visits to accommodate patients when appropriate.

*Patients with acute exacerbations will be seen by our team the same day or within 24 hours of clinic notification.

Who will take care of me at the Heart and Lung Center?

The Heart and Lung Center has a specialized team to care for their patients. Those enrolled in our Heart and Lung Center will have access to specialized Nurse Practitioners, Community Paramedics, and on-campus pharmacy, lab services, palliative care, and the Heart Failure College educational course.

Our Services

At IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians Heart and Lung Center, we see patients for routine visits and acute services you may need. Scheduled or routine visits are designed to supplement the specialist in the care of these complex disease processes. The goals of therapy include:

  • Optimization and education regarding medications for heart failure and COPD
  • Communication and collaboration with referring provider(s)
  • Counseling regarding lifestyle modifications related to COPD and Heart Failure
  • Identify contributing factors and facilitate appropriate testing.
  • Early discharge follow-up for patients at risk of readmission
  • Schedule Community Paramedicine and Virtual Provider visits to accommodate patients when appropriate.

*Patients with acute exacerbations will be seen by our team the same day or within 24 hours of clinic notification.

Each appointment will be designed to your unique needs. During a typical appointment, you can expect our care team to do the following:

  • Discuss any concerns and provide education for HF or COPD management
  • Review your medical history and medications
  • Check your vitals and visual assessment
  • Provide the necessary medical support
  • Help you navigate any follow-up or care interventions as needed.

Insurance

IU Health accepts most insurance plans. We recommend that you verify your benefits and eligibility with your insurance company before your visit.

Preparing for Your Appointment

Prior to your appointment, please bring the following:

  • Insurance and identification card(s)
  • A list of current medications, including over-the-counter medicines and supplements
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete any outstanding paperwork.

Parking

We offer free on-site parking for patients. Parking is accessible in the main parking lot at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. Shuttle service is available from your vehicle to the Ball Memorial Physicians Medical Office Building from 8a-6p Mon-Fri by calling 765-747-3335.

My IU Health Patient Portal

The My IU Health patient portal makes it easy for you to navigate to send messages to your care team, view results, and pay a bill.

About Your Visit

Each appointment will be designed to your unique needs. During a typical appointment, you can expect our care team to do the following:

  • Discuss any concerns and provide education for HF or COPD management
  • Review your medical history and medications
  • Check your vitals and visual assessment
  • Provide the necessary medical support
  • Help you navigate any follow-up or care interventions as needed.

Insurance

IU Health accepts most insurance plans. We recommend that you verify your benefits and eligibility with your insurance company before your visit.

Preparing for Your Appointment

Prior to your appointment, please bring the following:

  • Insurance and identification card(s)
  • A list of current medications, including over-the-counter medicines and supplements
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete any outstanding paperwork.

Parking

We offer free on-site parking for patients. Parking is accessible in the main parking lot at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. Shuttle service is available from your vehicle to the Ball Memorial Physicians Medical Office Building from 8a-6p Mon-Fri by calling 765-747-3335.

My IU Health Patient Portal

The My IU Health patient portal makes it easy for you to navigate to send messages to your care team, view results, and pay a bill.