Mercy Clinic Hot Springs
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Mercy – Sisters of Mercy Health System – is the eighth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and includes 28 hospitals, more than 200 outpatient facilities, 36,000 co-workers and 1,300 integrated physicians across four states: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
300 Werner St.
Hot Springs, AR 71913
· St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center
· Mercy Heart and Vascular Center
· Mercy Cancer Center
· Mercy Women’s Center
· Mercy Diabetes and Wound Center
· St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center at Healthpark
By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2010):
· Co-workers: 2,350
· Licensed Beds:
· St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center - 282
· St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center at Healthpark - 20
· Active medical staff members: 145
· Clinics: 27
· Annual Emergency Room Visits: 35,000
· Surgical Procedures: 8,769
· Total Operating Revenue: $225 million
· Traditional Charity Care: $7.6 million
· Community Benefit: $1.9 million
· 1888 - Mother Mary Aloysius and Sister Mary Clare come to Hot Springs from Little Rock in a horse-drawn buggy with $1 and a five-story building and open St. Joseph’s Infirmary.
· 1927 - After a fire destroys the original 30-bed infirmary, a new hospital is built.
· 1960 - St. Joseph’s made rapid progress in the 1960s, opening a Coronary Care Unit, the first of its kind in Arkansas and one of the first in the country.
· 1991 - St. Joseph’s moves into its current location at 300 Werner Street. Exactly one year later, Labor and Delivery opens and the first baby is born at St. Joseph’s after more than 30 years without a maternity ward. The Mercy Cancer Center also opens.
Just the Facts:
· Among only three percent of health care organizations nationwide to have a comprehensive, integrated electronic health record system that provides real-time, paperless access to patient information.
· A record $2.4 million in donor gifts enabled St. Joseph’s Mercy to launch the first robotic surgical technology program in the Hot Springs region.
· St. Joseph’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Services Program is nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
· St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center was founded in 1888 and is the second-oldest health care institution in Arkansas.
· St. Joseph’s Mercy was the first in Arkansas to open a coronary care unit (1960), a cardiac catheterization lab (1975), perform an open heart surgery (1985), implant coronary stents (1990), provide 64-slice CT scanner (2006) and provide comprehensive heart and vascular services all in one location.
· St. Joseph’s Mercy features a 40,386-square-foot Emergency Department with a Level II Trauma Center designation.
· St. Joseph’s Mercy’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Services Program is nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
· The Sleep Disorders Center was granted a full program accreditation by the AASM, which is the gold standard by which the medical community evaluates sleep medicine services.
· Received the 2010 Innovator Award from the Arkansas Foundation for Medical care for developing the Mercy Joint Program to support patients who receive joint replacements.
· Only the third business in the state to be presented with the prestigious Ambassador Award at the Arkansas Governor’s Work-Life Balance Awards.