Mercy St. Francis Hospital Quick Facts

Mercy St. Francis Hospital

Mercy Heritage

  • 1956 Daughters of St. Francis of Assisi took over operation of hospital
  • 1998: St. Francis Hospital joins Mercy and becomes Mercy St.Francis Hospital
  • 2006: Renovations to interior and exterior of hospital and grounds

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 or e-visits using a personal computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Telemedicine allows patients to have virtual visits with specialists not available locally through a secure video connection
  • A variety of diagnostic imaging services are locally available, led by a board-certified radiologist to interpret results
  • Digital mammography
  • On-site and in-home sleep study services are available and interpreted by a board-certified sleep specialist

Experience:

  • 24-hour emergency room with a board-certified emergency medicine physician
  • Licensed therapists provide a full range of physical, occupational, speech, cardiopulmonary and respiratory therapies
  • Skilled care enables patients who have been treated in a larger hospital to remain close to home for recovery and follow-up care.

Achievements:

  • Named Consumer Choice "Most Preferred Health System in Southwest Missouri" by the National Research Corporation for the eleventh year in a row
  • Named as one of Forbes’ 500 Best Employers in America
  • Named in 50 Great Health Systems to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Named "Most Wired" by American Hospital Association for health information technology
  • Accredited since 1962 by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Mercy Overall

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2016 by Truven, an IBM 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: 25
  • Co-workers: 106
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians: 10
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 201
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and Outpatient): 306
  • Emergency Visits: 7,320
  • Outpatient Visits: 18,701
  • Traditional Charity Care: $728,000
  • Unreimbursed Medicaid: $124,000
  • Other Community Benefits: $24,000

Media Contact

Bradley Haller

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