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Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

RileyHospital.jpgThe Riley ED admits the greatest percentage of its patients to the hospital as compared to any other ED in the state of Indiana.  It is the only Pediatric Level One Trauma Center (American College of Surgeons) and the only Pediatric Burn Center in the state.  Unique populations include Complex Congenital Heart Disease, Hematology and Oncology, Sexual (Pediatric Center of Hope) and domestic violence, and the medically/surgically complex patients.

  • Inpatient Beds 250
  • PICU 32 
  • Burn Unit 6
  • Heart Center (Cardiac & Other Monitored Pts) 29 
  • NICU 55 
  • Hematology and Oncology 20
  • ED Total Rooms  20  
    • All Monitored Rooms
    • General exam rooms  16  
    • Shock Rooms 4  
    • Only Pediatric Level One Trauma Center in Indiana

Riley ED patient care staistics: year end 2008

  • ED annual census 2009 26,000
  • 28% Admission Rate. (Amongst the highest percentage in the nation for a Children’s Hospital)
  • 10% of Admissions are to the critical care units

Robert Collins MD is the Medical Director

Maureen Hancock RN is the Clinical Director 

Kathy McGregor RN is the Nursing Manager

Amber Jordan is the Administrative Secretary 

Matt Howard RN is the Trauma Coordinator

Learn More at: http://iuhealth.org/riley/about/history/

1903 - Indiana University School of Medicine is founded
1921 - The Riley Memorial Association, now the Riley Children's Foundations, is founded with the goal of building a children's hospital in memory of Hoosier Poet James Whitcomb Riley
1924 - Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health opens
1935 - President Franklin Delano Roosevelt attends the dedication of the hydrotheraputic pool for children with polio
1950 - The Riley Research Building opens as an addition to the Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health campus
1951 - Indiana's first pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory opens at Riley at IU Health
1956 - Indiana's first pediatric open heart procedure is performed at Riley at IU Health
1962 - Riley at IU Health becomes the first hospital in the nation to perform percutaneous cardiac catheterization (a minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment procedure) in children
1966 - Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health becomes the first hospital in Indiana, and one of the first in the nation, to utilize echocardiography to diagnose congenital heart defects
1971 - Indiana's first and only pediatric burn center opens at Riley at IU Health;Indiana's first neonatal intensive care unit opens at Riley;The Parent Care Unit opens at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health with open visitation, participation and in-room sleeping accommodations for parents, creating a national model for family-centered care
1975 - The first staged Fontan procedure in Indiana is performed at Riley at IU Health. The surgery keeps oxygenated blood and deoxygenated blood from mixing in the heart
1980 - Riley at IU Health becomes the first hospital in Indiana to provide outpatient surgical care for children
1983 - Indiana's first pediatric cochlear implant procedure (to correct deafness) is performed at Riley at IU Health
1986 - Indiana's first ECMO procedure (a form of heart-lung bypass for critically ill infants and children) is performed at Riley at IU Health
1988 - Indiana's first pediatric liver transplant is performed at Riley at IU Health
1989 -Indiana's first infant and newborn heart transplants are performed at Riley at IU Health
1991 - The Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research opens at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
1994 - Indiana's first and only pediatric cancer center, including the state's only stem cell transplant unit, opens at Riley at IU Health; Indiana's first pediatric cord blood transplant is performed at Riley at IU Health
1997 - Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health joins IU Health University Hospital and IU Health Methodist Hospital to form IU Health Partners
1997-2006 - IU Health Partners is listed among the nation's best hospitals by US News and World Report magazine for nine consecutive years
2000 - The Riley at IU Health Outpatient Center opens as the nation's largest ambulatory care center for children
2001 - The Riley at IU Health Sleep Disorders Center opens as the largest pediatric sleep lab in the world
2002 - Indiana's only dedicated unit for children with heart defects, the Riley at IU Health Heart Center, opens; Riley at IU Health is one of just 19 hospitals in the country selected to perform Phase I pediatric cancer research protocols; One of the nation's three largest autism centers, the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, opens at Riley at IU Health
2003 - First intestinal and multi-organ transplants in Indiana performed at Riley at IU Health;First hospital in the Eastern United States and only one of two in the U.S. to receive special government permission to use and implant the Berlin Heart, a ventricular assist device. The Berlin Heart is a new way to treat complex cardiac problems;First time Riley at IU Health surgeons use Repiphysis, a prosthetic implanted in an arm or leg;First hospital in Indiana to perform a pulmonary autograft mitral valve replacement, a revolutionary procedure to replace the mitral valve
2004 - Family as Faculty program, part of the Family-Centered Care Program, launched at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health;Riley at IU Health formalizes partnership with Deaconess Hospital in Evansville;Riley at IU Health celebrates 80th birthday Riley at IU Health ranked as one of America's best children's hospitals according to Child Magazine;Riley at IU Health launches Riley Connections - A Telemedicine Program, allowing Riley physicians to consult with out-of-town physicians and patients
2005 - Riley at IU Health announces its $500 million, 10-year plan;Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North Medical Center opens;Phase V patient tower work begins;Riley at IU Health NICU is recognized as among the best five in the nation, according to Child magazine;
2006 - Child magazine ranked Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health 11th in the nation overall out of nearly 250 children's hospitals. The magazine also ranked the hospital's neonatal and pulmonary departments in the top 10.The Riley Children's Foundation receives a $10 million gift from the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation to establish a world-class pediatric diabetes treatment and research program; Riley at IU Health is the first hospital in Indiana, and among a few hospitals in the nation, to use the Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib;Riley at IU Health's ECMO program ranked in the top five internationally
2007 - The Simon Family announces a gift of $40 million toward the completion of the new 10-story, 675,000-square foot inpatient tower;Riley at IU Health places fourth among the nation's free¬standing children's hospitals with total research funding of $51 million, including $26.2 million from the National Institutes of Health;Riley at IU Health earns Level I Trauma verification making it one of 12 children's hospitals in the nation with this designation
2011 - Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health ranked in 10 out of 10 specialties by U.S.News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals.
2012 - Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health ranked in 10 out of 10 specialties by U.S.News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals.
2013 - Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health ranked in 10 out of 10 specialties by U.S.News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals.

1701 N. Senate Blvd, B401 | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | (317) 962-5975