Mercy Hospital Aurora Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital Aurora
500 Porter Avenue
Aurora, MO 65605
(417) 678-2122

Mercy Heritage

  • 2001 - Aurora Community Hospital joins Mercy
  • 2019 - Renovations upgrade patient rooms and treatment areas

 

Just the Facts

Technology:

  • Using secure video and audio connections from Mercy Virtual, Mercy’s telemedicine center, patients can have virtual visits with stroke specialists and critical care doctors without leaving the local hospital
  • 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
  • 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
  • Quality & Patient Safety

Achievements:

  • Named one of the top five large U.S. Health Systems for four consecutive years (2016-2019) by IBM Watson Health
  • Named in 52 Great Health Systems to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Auxiliary recognized by Missouri Hospital Association
  • 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

By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2019)

  • Acute Licensed Beds: 53
  • Co-workers: 171
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians/APCs: 18
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 555
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and Outpatient): 576
  • Emergency Visits: 11,914
  • Births: 204
  • Outpatient Visits: 20,625
  • Traditional Charity Care: $631,000
  • Other Community Benefits: $26,000

 

Media Contact

Sonya Kullmann

417-820-2426
sonya.kullmann@mercy.net