Visitor Restrictions & COVID-19 Information

Visitor restrictions have been implemented at Franciscan locations across Indiana and Illinois. Many provider office locations have temporarily reduced hours of operation. 


Online Risk Assessment

Franciscan Health is offering a COVID-19 Risk Assessment and medical provider consultations to help direct you to the most appropriate care.



As the world responds to COVID-19, the Franciscan Health Foundation has created the Preparedness & Response Fund to support our response to this public health crisis.


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Research at Franciscan Health

This page is designed for investigators, sponsors and study staff and provides information about research and clinical trials at Franciscan Health. 

If you are an investigator seeking information about research and clinical trials available, visit or connect to our electronic IRB portal.


Research at Franciscan Health


The Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Franciscan Research Administration are committed to following federal regulations to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects and ensure consistency with the philosophies of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services. 

Franciscan Research Administration is pleased to announce the adoption of the IRBNet suite of tools, accessible via the internet, bringing electronic protocol management, online submission and many other important research oversight features to the Franciscan Alliance research community. 

IRBNet brings a robust set of electronic tools supporting the management, submission, review, and oversight of our research protocols. Some of IRBNet's many features include an initial online application, electronic document management, web-based protocol sharing and collaboration, automatic notifications, electronic submissions and reviews, integrated training and credential management, and essential audit capabilities including electronic revision histories, electronic signatures, and event tracking. 

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Understanding Research Studies

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Clinical Trials: Should You Participate?

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Find a Clinical Trial

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