1922 Groundbreaking collaboration with Eli Lilly Company using insulin to treat patients with diabetes, previously considered to be a death sentence

1942 One of the first in the U.S. to install an electroencephalograph machine to diagnose brain tumors, epilepsy and brain injuries

1970 First to use a helicopter to transport patients to Methodist's Level One Trauma Center

1972 First kidney transplant in Indiana

1982 First heart transplant at a private hospital anywhere in the world

1989 First heart-lung transplant in Indiana

1997 Methodist, Indiana University & Riley hospitals unite to form Clarian Health Partners

2002 First in Indiana to perform minimally invasive surgery using the da Vinci robot

2004 First Indiana hospital system to be Magnet certified by ANCC

2005 e-ICU opens; electronic command center for Intensive Care Unit patients

2006 First simultaneous lung/pancreas transplant in the U.S.

- Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis