The history of Community Hospital North
- MedCheck Castleton opened on Community North campus.
- Community North opened with 100-bed acute care inpatient capacity, emergency department, inpatient and outpatient surgery and support services.
- 125-bed Behavioral Care Pavilion moved to Community North campus from Community Hospital East.
- 7250 Clearvista Drive professional building opened.
- Family rooms opened, Indianapolis’ first single room maternity care, or LDRP (labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum) rooms with normal and special care nursery.
- 8180 Clearvista Parkway professional building opened.
- MedCheck Carmel opened.
- 8101 and 8103 Clearvista Drive professional building opened.
- Regional Cancer Center opened north pavilion.
- Cardiac cath lab opened.
- Indiana Surgery Center North, joint venture with physicians, opened.
- 8040 Clearvista Drive professional building opened.
- Community Hospital North expansion opened:
- 19 LDRP suites.
- 24-bed intensive care unit (ICU)/progressive care unit (PCU) opened.
- Expansion of two large surgical suites plus expanded preop/recovery area.
- Imaging expansion with permanent CT, MRI, SPECT, and upgraded ultrasound and general x-ray.
- Community Health Pavilion Fishers at 131st Street and State Road 37 in Fishers opened.
- Community Health Pavilion at 56th Street at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Lawrence opened.
- 11 additional LDRP suites opened.
- Assisted Fertility Services, with success rates that exceed national norms, opened.
- North Sleep/Wake Disorders Center opened with four suites.
- 15-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) opened, staffed around-the-clock by on-site Riley Hospital neonatologists.
- North Sleep/Wake Disorders Center increased to six suites.
- Emergency department expanded (more than doubling its size).
- Indiana Surgery Center Noblesville, joint venture with physicians, opened.
- Community Home Health Services opened at 121st Street and Cumberland Road in Fishers.
- Expanded imaging services with additional CT, MRI and ultrasound capabilities.
- Increased NICU beds to 19.
- Community Health Pavilion Carmel opened at 119th Street and Meridian Street in Carmel.
- The Indiana Heart Hospital, the world's first all-digital hospital, opened with 56 inpatient beds, 32 day/outpatient beds, and full service heart emergency department.
- Carmel Sleep/Wake Disorders Center opened with four suites.
- Groundbreaking for Community Health Pavilion Saxony at 131st Street and Olio Road.
- Groundbreaking for The Next Evolution of Community Hospital North expansion project.
- Free-standing outpatient imaging center opened.
- Established Maternal Fetal Medicine program for high-risk pregnancy care.
- Endoscopy unit opened.
- Community Health Pavilion Saxony opened.
- "Topping out" ceremony held for campus expansion.
- North Sleep/Wake Disorders Center moved to 7250 Clearvista Drive professional building, increasing to eight suites.
- New physician lounge and health information management area opened.
- Four new operating rooms opened in expanded surgery area.
- Daybeds unit opened with 10 beds.
- Pediatric unit opened.
- Inpatient surgical care unit opened.
- Pediatric Sleep/Wake Disorders Center opened with four suites.
- Bamboo Café opened.
- Grand opening celebration for The Next Evolution of Community Hospital North expansion project.
- Newly constructed 42-bed private room NICU opened.
- Largest maternity unit in the country opened with 60 private patient suites.
- State-of-the-art Community Spine Center opened.
- Pediatric hospitalist program started.
- Inpatient pharmacy implemented barcode-driven medication ordering, storage, and dispensing technology.
- MedCheck Express opened in Fishers and Noblesville.
- Community Hospital North became the first hospital in the state and one of the first nationwide to implement sterile product compounding robotics.
- Center for Joint Health opened on the ortho/neuro/spine unit, featuring 12 private suites and physical therapy gym.
- Centricity Admin, a barcode-driven medication charting system, was implemented in all inpatient areas.
- PCU expanded from 12 to 32 beds. ICU then expanded.
- Five dedicated breast surgeons in the north and south markets integrated with Community to form Community Breast Care.
- Ortho/neuro/spine unit (ONS) started performing Video EEG (VEEG) studies.
- Interventional radiology (IR) suite opened.
- No One Dies Alone (NODA) program started.
- Community Breast Care granted full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
- Community Health Pavilion Noblesville opened at 146th Street and Cumberland Road.
- Imaging added a 20-slice CT scanner with bariatric table and advanced radiation detection software.
- Community North Bariatric Clinic named an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) National Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.
- Renovation of inpatient behavioral care services at Behavioral Health Pavilion.
- VolunTEEN program started.