Mercy Carthage Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital Carthage
3125 Dr. Russell Smith Way
Carthage, MO 64836
(417) 358-8121

Mercy Carthage Services

Mercy Heritage

  • 1907 - First patient admitted to the new Carthage Hospital.
  • 1929 – New, larger hospital was opened and named McCune-Brooks after doctors Brooks and McCune.
  • 2008 – New hospital was constructed at 3125 Dr Russell Smith Way in Carthage and named McCune-Brooks Regional Hospital.
  • 2012 – McCune-Brooks joins Mercy and becomes Mercy Hospital Carthage.

Just the Facts

  • 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.
  • Direct Digital Imaging and Certified Mammography Program
  • Video Remote Interpreting (VRI). Offers professional medical interpreting accessibility, which in turn allows for better communication between caregivers, patients and their family which is integral to quality and safety.
  • Mercy Meds electronic medication administration system improves safety by monitoring medications and dosage through computerized, bar-coded technology.
  • Quality & Patient Safety

Achievements:

  • Mercy Hospital Carthage consistently ranks above 90 percent for inpatient satisfaction.
  • Recognized for Quality Improvement in management of Pneumonia readmission.
  • Mercy Hospital Carthage has ranked within the top 60 highest critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the country, as determined by iVantage Health Analytics, in 2012 and 2013.
  • Named “Most Wired” by the American Hospital Association for health information technology.

About Mercy Overall

By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2018)

  • Acute Licensed Beds: 25
  • Clinic and Outpatient Facilities: 6
  • Co-workers: 265
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians: 8
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 567
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and Outpatient): 596
  • Emergency Visits: 16,749
  • Outpatient Visits: 59,927
  • Traditional Charity Care and Unreimbursed Cost of Medicaid: $684,000
  • Other Community Benefits: $1,000

Media Contact

Jordan Larimore

417-556-2260 office
409-550-2928 cell
jordan.larimore@mercy.net