Mercy Hospital Aurora Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital Aurora

Mercy Heritage

  • 2001 - Aurora Community Hospital joins Mercy

 

Just the Facts

Technology:

  • Among the first health care organizations in the U.S. to have a comprehensive, integrated electronic health record that provides real-time, paperless access to patient information
  • MyMercy, a free service, allows patients to connect online with their doctors, plus see medical information, view test results, renew prescriptions and schedule appointments and e-visits using a personal computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Telemedicine allows patients to have virtual visits with specialists from miles away through a secure video connection
  • Stress test and nuclear medicine testing offered five days a week
  • Digital mammography
  • 16 slice CT services

Experience:

  • 24-hour emergency room
  • Hospitalist program provides comprehensive inpatient care with dedicated physician
  • Mercy Meds electronic medication administration system improves safety by monitoring medications and dosage through computerized, bar-coded technology
  • Rehabilitation services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology
  • Sleep lab
  • 24-hour obstetric services
  • Outpatient surgery, including ophthalmology
  • Nephrology clinic
  • Workers' Compensation services
  • Skilled care enables patients who have been treated in a larger hospital to remain close to home for recovery and follow-up care
  • Wound care
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation

Achievements:

  • Named Consumer Choice Award “Most Preferred Health System in Southwest Missouri” by  National Research Corporation for the twelfth year in a row
  • Named as one of of Forbes’ 500 Best Employers in America
  • Named in 50 Great Health Systems to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Auxiliary recognized by Missouri Hospital Association
  • Received certificate of recognition from the American Diabetes Association for diabetes education program
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs certified by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Named “Most Wired” by American Hospital Association for health information technology

About Mercy Overall

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 43 acute care and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. 

By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2016)

  • Acute Licensed Beds: 53
  • Co-workers: 157
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians: 13
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 598
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and Outpatient): 607
  • Emergency Visits: 12,142
  • Births: 275
  • Outpatient Visits: 19,396
  • Traditional Charity Care: $1 million
  • Other Community Benefits: $41,000

 

Media Contact

Bradley Haller

417-820-2171
bradley.haller@mercy.net