Mercy Hospital named in 100 Top Hospitals

Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Award-winning Mercy Hospital

Once again, Mercy Hospital was named in the 100 Top Hospitals® in the nation.  The honor is awarded by Truven Health Analytics®, whom is part of the IBM Watson HealthTM business.

Recipients of this award do not apply and the winners do not pay to promote this special recognition.

The recognition is one of the most comprehensive and academically driven awards of its kind.  11 clinical and operational areas are evaluated, including:

  1. Inpatient mortality
  2. 30-day mortality rate
  3. Complications
  4. Core measures
  5. 30 day risk adjusted readmission rate
  6. Severity adjusted average length of stay
  7. Mean emergency room throughout
  8. Inpatient expense per discharge
  9. Medicare spend per beneficiary
  10. Adjusted operating profit margin
  11. Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) score, which is a patient rating of overall hospital performance

Hospital award recipients were announced March 6, 2017 in “Modern Healthcare” magazine.

Mercy Hospital has been the recipient of other similar awards including: Mercy St. Louis was named in Truven Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals® for the second consecutive year on March 6, 2016 and also named a Truven Health 15 Top Health Systems in 2016.

About Truven Health Analytics, an IBM company

For more than 40 years Truven Health Analytic’s has been providing unbiased information, analytic tools, benchmarks, services and related expertise to the healthcare sector.  They work to improve the quality, efficiency and outcomes of healthcare.

About Mercy Hospital

Part of Mercy’s eastern Missouri region, Mercy Hospital St. Louis is a 859 bed teaching hospital campus that sets on 80 acres.  Mercy offers a 9 level heart and vascular hospital, a cancer center, a children’s hospital and a surgery center.

Mercy organization offers 43 acute care and specialty hospitals, 700+ physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000+ employees and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma as well as outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Mercy Hospital is located at 614 South New Ballas Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 – Phone (314) 251-6000.