Who We Are
The Indiana Poison Center (IPC) is an independent, nonprofit agency providing coverage and services for the entire state of Indiana. It serves as both an emergency telephone service and an information resource center, with services available to the general public and healthcare professionals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The IPC is the designated Regional Poison Information Center for Indiana and is certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC). It is a collaborative effort of the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), Indiana University Health (IU Health), the Federal HRSA Poison Control Program and healthcare providers throughout the state. Services are free to the public and confidential.
Indiana University Health
Indiana University Health (IU Health) is Indiana’s most comprehensive healthcare system. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine, one of the nation’s leading medical schools, gives patients access to innovative treatments and therapies. IU Health is comprised of hospitals, physicians and allied services dedicated to providing preeminent care throughout Indiana and beyond. IU Health’s mission is to improve the health of our patients and community through innovation and excellence in care, education, research and service.
Indiana state department of health
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is the state’s lead public health agency. Their mission is to promote and provide essential public health services, with a vision for a healthier and safer Indiana. ISDH has the following core values: health promotion and prevention, vaccines, equitable care, vital records, health protection, collaboration with local health departments, data collection, analysis and information dissemination and evidence based best practices for public health promotion, training and health care quality.
Health Resources and services administration
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. Comprising six bureaus and ten offices, HRSA provides leadership and financial support to health care providers in every state and U.S. territory. HRSA’s mission is to improve health and achieve health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs.