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Opening Summer 2020: Franciscan Beacon Hospital

 Opening Summer 2020: 24/7 emergency ER with 10 beds, eight in-patient beds, and imaging services.

About Opening Summer 2020: Franciscan Beacon Hospital

Franciscan Beacon Hospital is an acute care hospital with ER located in LaPorte, Indiana with:

  • emergency services open 24/7
  • eight bed inpatient care with dialysis
  • ten bed ER including full trauma bay
  • full service radiology, x-ray, CT, ultrasound, echocardiography, stress testing, MRI, mammography, and dexa
  • inpatient medical unit for times when patients have illnesses that require overnight stays or observation care
  • offices for family medicine, specialty physicians, physical therapy, and telehealth connectivity.

Franciscan Health and Beacon Health, two trusted health systems, have partnered together to create Franciscan Beacon hospital, a unique state-of-the-art hospital that includes a 24-hour Emergency Department in LaPorte, Indiana. Located at the same I Street campus where Beacon Medical Group has been part of the community for many years, the expanded facility is also joined by Franciscan Physician Network, offering patients convenient emergency and specialized care close to home.

Patients can expect the same level of clinical excellence and compassionate care at Franciscan Beacon Hospital that Franciscan and Beacon Health Systems have provided to the citizens of LaPorte county and their surrounding communities for over 100 years.

Frequently Asked Questions

What benefit does a hospital of this size have?

A facility of this size allows patients to access the same high quality care that you can expect from Beacon and Franciscan Health but on a more intimate and personal basis.

What services are available at Franciscan Beacon Hospital?

Franciscan Beacon Hospital has board-certified emergency room ER physicians and registered nurses who are prepared to treat a variety of serious illnesses and injuries. Technicians at the hospital offer imaging and diagnostic services.

How is Franciscan Beacon Hospital different from an urgent care center?

Franciscan Beacon Hospital can treat more serious conditions than urgent care locations. Full on-site emergency services are available at 24/7 for patients who walk in or are transported by ambulance.

About Franciscan Health

The Franciscan Alliance healthcare ministry began in Lafayette, Indiana in 1875. Today, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health systems in the Midwest, with 12 hospital campuses across Indiana and Illinois, 20,000 employees and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Excellence.  With more than 850 primary and specialty care providers at over 260 locations, Franciscan Physician Network is one of the largest and most respected multi-specialty physician networks in the Midwest, providing compassionate care along with the latest treatments and technology to the communities we serve.

About Beacon Health System

Beacon Health System is the largest, locally owned and operated non-profit health care system in the region. Beacon is our community’s trusted partner and guide in creating and maintaining health as well as the majority provider of services to the underinsured and underserved. More than 7,000 associates and 1,100 physicians provide the best care possible to people of all ages. Beacon also trains medical residents in family medicine and hospital pharmacy.

Directions to Opening Summer 2020: Franciscan Beacon Hospital

1010 W State Rd 2
Laporte IN, 46350