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Mercy Hospital Washington Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital Washington

901 E. Fifth Street
Washington, MO 63090
(636) 239-8000

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

Technology:

  • 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.

Experience:

  • The only state designated Level III Trauma Center located between St. Louis and Jefferson City
  • Designated Level II Stroke Center by Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Offering 24/7 patient care with hospitalists and intensivists; two cardiac catheterization labs; accredited cardiac rehabilitation center.

Achievements:

  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Mercy Hospital Washington's GI Lab and associated endoscopy centers are certified by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a leading gastrointestinal medical society.
  • American Heart Association Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care
  • Accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers - one of 22 facilities in Missouri and one of seven in the St. Louis area.
  • Mercy Clinic Women's Health - Washington is certified through the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Safety Certification in Outpatient Excellence for Women's Health program.
  • 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.
  • Earned an “A” grade from Leapfrog Group based on preventing medical errors, accidents and infections.
  • Certified Bariatric Center of Excellence
  • Becker's Healthcare included Mercy Hospital Washington on their list of 100 Great Community Hospitals in 2019.
  • Named a 2019 "Top Hospital" by The Leapfrog Group - a designation achieved by fewer than six percent of hospitals across the nation.

By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2020)

  • Total Beds: 148
  • Clinic and Outpatient Facilities: 24
  • Co-workers (hospital only): 1,012
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians:135
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 5,973
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and
    Outpatient): 6,705
  • Emergency Visits: 35,187
  • Births: 813
  • Outpatient Visits: 299,369
  • Traditional Charity Care: $8 million
  • Unreimbursed Medicaid: $9.9 million
  • Other Community Benefits: $389,000

About Mercy

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems for four consecutive years by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy is one of the nation’s most highly integrated, multi-state health care systems, 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, 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians 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

Bethany Pope
St. Louis, St. Charles, St. Louis - South, Troy, Festus
Page: (314) 251-6000