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Indiana University Health Ratings

Indianapolis, IN 46206
Phone: (317) 962-5900

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Indiana University Health save lives? 10% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack15%
Heart Failure11%

Infectious Disease at Indiana University Health

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3

Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 19m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 3 hour and 9 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 2 hour and 43 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 3 hour and 0 minutes delay before leaving to their room.

Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: AVERAGE
Indiana University Health 4.6 out of 5 based on 28 ratings. 28 user reviews.

70% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

Negative Patient Ratings

    No consistently negative reviews

    1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
    2C Diff Mortality Rate
    3MRSA Mortality Rate

    Indiana University Health Stories

    May 09, 2023, 7:31 PM
    Indiana University Health: "You'll be lucky to be here & gone in 5 hours" - Bo

    Jul 05, 2022, 9:46 PM
    Indiana University Health: "Came in because I have COVID-19 symptoms. I was with someone who tested positive. They only did an EKG and asked me to wait. I've been in the waiting area four almost 2 hours. " - Martha

    Jun 08, 2022, 8:00 PM
    Indiana University Health: "We have been waiting almost 2 hours so far" - Jed

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