March 25, 2014
St.Vincent Health System
INDIANAPOLIS - St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital has been named to the list of "100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic and Women's Health Programs" by Becker's Hospital Review. Hospitals on the list offer exceptional orthopedic departments that include physicians who provide outstanding patient care, advance cutting-edge orthopedic research, and treat professional athletes. Hospitals recognized by Becker's Hospital Review for top women's health programs include a wide range of healthcare options for women including gynecologic care, breast health, and emotional support and behavioral health options. The programs display clinical excellence and provide quality care.
"Our medical staff and associates have remained dedicated to providing the highest level of care to those who trust us with their care," said Kyle Defur, president of St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital. "It is an honor to earn this national recognition for our orthopedic and women's health programs, and we will continue our commitment to addressing the unique healthcare needs of our patients and families."
The St.Vincent Orthopedic Center is designed to deliver efficient, high-quality care to patients by bringing together orthopedic expertise into one location. The Orthopedic Center at St.Vincent houses the specialties within joint replacement and spine care. Both centers have earned the Joint Commission's Disease-Specific Care Certification for joint replacement, spine surgery, hip fracture, spine injury, hip replacement and knee replacement.
The St.Vincent Center for Joint Replacement performs joint replacements on adults and children with specialized services for care of the hand, elbow and wrist, and shoulder, hip and knee.
The St.Vincent Spine Center, ranked number one in the state by HealthGrades for spine surgery, combines leading experts in non-operative/minimally invasive treatment and orthopedic and neurological spine surgery with cutting-edge technology treatment for a wide range of spine disorders, including degenerative disc disease; scoliosis; herniated disc; spinal fractures; kyphosis; spinal stenosis; medical low back pain; spondylolisthesis; and radiculopathy.
St.Vincent Women's Hospital is Indiana's only dedicated women's hospital providing the most comprehensive women's health services. The faith-based hospital has 48 private rooms, 26-bed High-Risk Obstetrics Unit and a 75-bed Level III C newborn intensive care unit (NICU). The hospital also has the largest group of maternal-fetal medicine physicians in Indiana.
The highly-trained surgeons at St.Vincent Women's Hospital operate in three surgical suites that are equipped with the latest technology and minimally invasive equipment. Surgical specialties include: neonatal surgical interventions; minimally invasive surgery addressing a wide range of gynecological conditions; urological/gynecological surgery; non-obstetrical procedures for obstetric patients; and breast surgery with reconstruction.
St.Vincent Women's Hospital is the only hospital in Indiana - and the second hospital in the nation - to achieve Joint Commission disease-specific certification in high-risk obstetrics care.
St.Vincent Hospitals and Health Services
Driven by the faith of four Daughters of Charity who arrived in Indianapolis in 1881 with $34.77 in their pockets, the St.VincentHospital mission is to treat the poor and sick by following our Core Values of Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication. Our healthcare ministry has grown to include seven Centers of Excellence: Women's, Children's, Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Cancer Care and Bariatrics. The ageless mission of St.Vincent remains unchanged: to minister to the minds, bodies and spirits of those in need.