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Mercy Hospital Aurora Quick Facts

Mercy doctor's coat Mercy Hospital Aurora has been a healing presence in the Aurora region for 20 years.

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  • Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” issue for commitment to hospital care for heart patients
  • Named one of the top five large U.S. Health Systems for four consecutive years  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
  • 24-hour emergency room
  • 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
  • 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
  • IV infusions
  • Pain care
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Quality & Patient Safety
  • 2001 - Aurora Community Hospital joins Mercy
  • 2019 - Renovations upgrade patient rooms and treatment areas
  • 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
  • 3D mammography
  • 16 slice CT services

By The Numbers (FY2021)

24,621 visits

Outpatient

$1.5 million

Traditional Charity Care

$11,000

Other Community Benefit

10,638 visits

Emergency Room

53 Beds

Inpatient Care

629 Discharges

Acute Inpatient

167 Co-workers

Hospital Based

18 Physicians

Mercy Clinic

830 Surgeries

Inpatient & Outpatient

161 Births

Maternity Services

About Mercy

Mercy, one of the 25 largest U.S. health systems and named the top large system in the U.S. for excellent patient experience by NRC Health, serves millions annually with nationally recognized quality care and one of the nation’s largest Accountable Care Organizations. Mercy is a highly integrated, multi-state health care system including more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, convenient and urgent care locations, imaging centers and pharmacies. Mercy has 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 4,000 Mercy Clinic physicians and advanced practitioners, and more than 40,000 co-workers serving patients and families across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Media Contact

Sonya Kullmann
Branson, Cassville, Lebanon, Mountain View, Rolla, Springfield, Aurora
Phone: 417-820-2426

 
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