Carle Health is a vertically integrated system with a bold but simple mission: to be the trusted partner in all healthcare decisions for everyone who depends on it. Combining clinical care, health insurance, medical research and higher education, Carle Health provides highly accessible, high-quality care and service to improve health in communities throughout central Illinois and beyond. Always focused on its North Star – providing the best care possible for patients and health plan members – Carle Health is driven by a deep philanthropic spirit to solve real-world health issues now and into the future.
The system includes eight award-winning hospitals, multispecialty physician group practices with more than 1,300 doctors and advanced practice providers, provider-driven health insurance plans including Health AllianceTM and FirstCarolinaCare, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering- based medical school, Methodist College, Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute, and other associated healthcare businesses – all working together to get patients and health plan members the care they need at the right time and at every point in their healthcare journey.
Founded in Urbana, IL, Carle Health has nearly 16,500 team members working across Illinois, Indiana, Washington and North Carolina. It’s proud to be named a Great Place to Work®.
Benefiting the community is central to everything we do at Carle, and our role within the community extends far beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics. Carle provides assistance, programs and resources when and where our communities need them.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
At Carle and Health Alliance, we support and are actively engaging in key efforts focused on inclusion, equality and healing. We have defined the actionable steps we will take to assure we achieve our goals – and we will share our progress with our workforce and the communities we are honored to serve. Carle Health vows to create an environment of inclusion, free from racism, prejudice and judgement in the care and service we deliver, and for our team members.
Focus On Quality
Our goal is to meet the highest quality standards. Our teams work tirelessly to proactively promote a culture of safety for our patients. Through collaboration and engagement, we ensure the highest level of care by applying accurate data and innovative evidence-based best practices. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of our patients, families and the communities we serve.
At Carle, doctors partner with scientists through the Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute to solve some of today’s most pressing health issues. And engineers and medical students explore possibilities at Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school. Carle is positioned to impact the future of healthcare. With tools like MyCarle, we leverage the need for fast, accurate access to medical information while safeguarding your health data. With expanded features, you have more access to information and tools to live healthier lives and act on treatment plans. Carle demonstrates excellence in IT implementation and innovation through applications like Carle map with turn-by-turn navigation to guide patients from the parking lot to their appointment.
Developed from a partnership between the Carle Health System and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Carle Illinois College of Medicine seeks to solve real-world health problems through the development of innovative tools and therapeutics that will enhance patient care.
The Carle Illinois College of Medicine is the first college of medicine in the world with a curriculum that fuses engineering and medicine – creating a truly innovative future.
Leadership and Board of Trustees
Carle is a physician-led, vertically integrated health system providing patient-focused, world-class care guided by leadership and governed by a Board of Trustees.
Carle Health Awards, Notable Accreditations, Certifications and Special Designations
Carle Foundation Hospital (CFH), Carle BroMenn Medical Center (CBMC), Carle Eureka Hospital (CEH), Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center (CHRHC), Carle Richland Memorial Hospital (CRMH), Carle Physician Group (CPG)