Mercy Hospital South Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital South

  • Mercy Kids ER
  • David M. Sindelar Cancer Center
  • Heart and Vascular Center
  • Birthing Center
  • Level 1 Stroke Center
  • Level 1 STEMI Center
  • Level 2 Trauma Center
  • Surgery Center (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Ortho-Spine Center
  • Endoscopy Center
  • Hyland Behavioral Health Center
  • de Greeff Hospice House
  • Home Health
  • Sleep Center
  • Hyperbaric and Wound Care
  • Medical Doctors Buildings

Mercy Heritage

  • 1873: Franciscan Sisters of Germany open their first hospital in St. Louis, St. Boniface Hospital is south St. Louis
  • 1900: Sisters open St. Anthony’s Hospital at Grand Boulevard and Chippewa Street in south St. Louis
  • 1946: St. Anthony’s Hospital becomes the Midwest’s primary treatment center for polio
  • 1967: Sisters transfer ownership and control of the hospital to a lay board
  • 1975: New hospital, called St. Anthony’s Medical Center, opens at current location in south St. Louis County
  • 1977: Hyland Behavioral Health opens
  • 1999: de Greeff Hospice House opens
  • 2008: Heart & Vascular Center opens
  • 2017: St. Anthony’s affiliates with Mercy
  • 2018: St. Anthony’s renamed Mercy Hospital South

Just the Facts

Technology

  • da Vinci Surgical System
  • 3D tomosynthesis mammography
  • 3D heart mapping system

Experience

  • Level 2 Trauma Center
  • Level 1 Stroke Center
  • Level 1 STEMI Center
  • CARF-Accredited Acute Rehab Unit
  • Accredited Cancer Care Center

Achievement

  • The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations’s Heart-Checkmark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center
  • The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Heart Failure 
  • Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) 3-star (highest) rating for isolated coronary bypass grafting (CABG)
  • AHA/ASA Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus
  • AHA/ASA Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll

Accreditations

  • The Joint Commission
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Commission on Cancer

About Mercy Overall

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children's, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 45,000 co-workers and 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. In addition, Mercy's IT division, Mercy Technology Services, and Mercy Virtual commercially serve providers and patients from coast to coast.

By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2018)

  • Staffed Beds: 500
  • Clinic and Outpatient Locations: 317
  • Co-workers: 3,778
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians: 237
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 21,485
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and Outpatient): 12,610
  • Emergency Visits: 69,470
  • Births: 909
  • Outpatient Visits: 245,143
  • Traditional Charity Care: $1.9 million
  • Unreimbursed Medicaid: $6.6 million
  • Other Community Benefit: $1.2 million

Media Contact

Joe Poelker

314-525-4005 office
314-724-6095 mobile
Joe.Poelker@Mercy.net