Mercy Hospital Washington Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital Washington

Hospital Campus

  • Level III Trauma Center
  • Emergency Department
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Transitional Care Unit
  • Cancer Center
  • Bariatric Center
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Imaging/Lab
  • Chest Pain Center
  • Cardiac Catheterization Labs
  • Outpatient Surgery Centers
  • Urgent Care and Convenient Care Clinics


Mercy Heritage

  • 1926: Three story, 50-bed hospital opened, named St. Francis Hospital
  • 1976: St. Francis Hospital merged with Mercy in St. Louis, bringing it under the management of the Sisters of Mercy
  • 1982: Became St. John's Mercy Hospital
  • 2011: Renamed Mercy Hospital Washington

Just the Facts


  • Offers MyMercy, a free service, allows patients to connect online with their doctors, plus see medical information, view test results, renew prescriptions, schedule appointments and e-visits using a personal computer, tablet or smartphone.



  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers - one of 22 facilities in Missouri and one of seven in the St. Louis area.
  • Earned an “A” grade from Leapfrog Group based on preventing medical errors, accidents and infections.
  • Certified Bariatric Center of Excellence
  • American Heart Association Bronze Award for Stroke Care


Mercy Overall

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 44 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 Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. 

By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2016)

  • Acute Licensed Beds: 148
  • Clinic and Outpatient Facilities: 87
  • Co-workers: 932
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians:122
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 5,980
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and
  • Emergency Visits: 39,369
  • Births: 861
  • Outpatient Visits: 262,136
  • Traditional Charity Care: $7.6 million
  • Other Community Benefits: $808,000

Media Contact

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