Wishard Health Services, based in Indianapolis, Ind., provides medical services to the residents and visitors of Marion County. The system s services include emergency, hematology, orthopedic and surgical care. Wishard Health Services includes Wishard Memorial Hospital, Midtown Community Mental Health Center and Lockefield Village, the more than 230-bed extended care facility, which is located adjacent to Wishard Memorial Hospital. Encompassed within the system is a network of primary and specialty practices that include women s health, urology and neurosurgery. The history of Wishard Health Services can be traced back to 1855 when a smallpox epidemic prompted Indianapolis to build a hospital.