Franciscan Beacon Hospital

Acute Care Hospital and ER Open in La Porte, Indiana

Franciscan Beacon Hospital is an acute care hospital offering 24/7 emergency services with an average wait time of less than 15 minutes. We also provide inpatient care for overnight and extended stays and imaging services including X-ray, CT, ultrasound, MRI, mammography, echocardiography, stress testing and dexa. The hospital also includes offices for family medicine, specialty physicians, physical therapy and telehealth.

Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System, 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 La Porte, Indiana. The new hospital is located at the same I Street campus where Beacon Medical Group has served the community for 50 years. Franciscan Physician Network providers are joining the expanded facility, 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 Health and Beacon Health System have provided to the citizens of La Porte 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 do acute-care hospitals provide?

As an acute-care hospital, Franciscan Beacon Hospital provides emergency and inpatient services for immediate care. Our board-certified emergency room physicians and registered nurses are prepared to treat a variety of serious illnesses and injuries. From heart attacks to broken bones, our team is close to home with the emergency and inpatient care you need.

What outpatient services (219) 575-6701 are available at Franciscan Beacon Hospital?

Franciscan Beacon Hospital provides outpatient diagnostic imaging services when you need medical procedures or tests, including:

  • Bone density testing
  • CT scan
  • Echocardiography
  • Imaging
  • Mammography
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray

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

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

Franciscan Beacon Hospital is pleased to offer MyChart – a free, convenient way for you to stay connected with your care team and manage your and your family’s health.

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